Category: Italy

You Can Skip Staying In These Neighborhoods When Visiting Venice; Dominic Horner; The Travel

Photo: The Travel

Popularly known as the City of Canals, Venice is among the most romantic tourist destinations in Europe.

Source: You Can Skip Staying In These Neighborhoods When Visiting Venice

What’s missing from the Colosseum?; Giulia Francheschini; L’Italo-Americano

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The Colosseum is a symbol of Rome and Italy, with which everyone is familiar, even those who’ve never visited the site. It is majestic and grandiose, as its name suggests, but also reassuring in a way: just like an old friend or a great grandfather who still dispenses advice to the family, the Colosseum has always been there, as sturdy as a rock.

Source: What’s missing from the Colosseum? | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source

How to Plan a Trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast — Best Seaside Towns, Top Luxury Hotels, and Tastiest Restaurants Included; Julia Buckley; Travel + Leisure

Photo: Aleh Varanishcha

Italy’s Amalfi Coast is sprinkled with colorful seaside towns. Julia Buckley’s guide will help you navigate the region like an expert.

Source: How to Plan a Trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast — Best Seaside Towns, Top Luxury Hotels, and Tastiest Restaurants Included

US tourist causes $26,000 damage throwing e-scooter down Spanish Steps; Jack Newman; Daily Mail

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The 28-year-old and her male companion, 29, were fined $400 by police after footage showed her launching the rented vehicle down the famous steps in Italy.

Source: US tourist causes $26,000 damage throwing e-scooter down Spanish Steps

Researchers sequenced the genome of one of Pompeii’s ancient inhabitants; Rupendra Brahambhatt; Interesting Engineering

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Researchers have extracted ancient DNA from the skeleton of a man and woman that died in the Pompeii volcanic tragedy.

Source: Researchers sequenced the genome of one of Pompeii’s ancient inhabitants

Southern Italy: 5 overlooked cities to add to your Italian itinerary; Kaitlyn Rosati; The Points Guy

Photo: Kaitlyn Rosati

Most travelers to Italy opt for the same: Venice, Florence, Rome and Amalfi Coast. However, the Italian South offers a completely different feel than the typical popular tourist destinations.

Source: Southern Italy: 5 overlooked cities to add to your Italian itinerary – The Points Guy

A trip overseas to visit an ancestral home elicits reflections on our origins, identity and the future; Scott McMurren; ADN

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On a visit to Sicily, Alaska travel columnist Scott McMurren’s wife and brother-in-law searched for their family history.

Source: A trip overseas to visit an ancestral home elicits reflections on our origins, identity and the future

Researchers Sequence First Pompeian Human Genome; Enrico de Lazaro; Sci News

Scientists from the United States, Italy, Denmark and Brazil have successfully sequenced the genome of a 35-40 year-old male who died in the ancient city of Pompeii after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE.

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The Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe: Turin and Piedmont Return to the Centre of International Diplomacy; Globe Newswire

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Città di Torino, Regione Piemonte e Visitpiemonte: Turin and Piedmont continue to play a leading role in major international events, and it is highly symbolic that this region and cradle of cultural heritage was chosen to adopt a Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the role of culture, cultural heritage and landscape in helping to address global challenges.

Source: The Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe: Turin and Piedmont Return to the Centre of International Diplomacy

This stunning Italian star-shaped city will exhibit the winners of the URBAN Photo Awards 2022; Lauren Scott; Digital Camera World

Photo: Urban Photo Award

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Explore Italy’s Dolomites and Lake Garda on an exclusive rail trip; Jo Blyth; Good Housekeeping

Photo: Luis Henrique Boucault

Discover the hidden mountain railways that weave through the Dolomites with Good Housekeeping…

Source: Explore Italy’s Dolomites and Lake Garda on an exclusive rail trip

The humble Englishman who uncovered a civilisation; James Rampton; Daily Express

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IT WAS one of the archaeological finds of the 20th century and its recognition and restoration by a retired British Army officer turned amateur archaeologist stunned the world.

Source: The humble Englishman who uncovered a civilisation

Adventures by Disney Introduces Itineraries to Sicily and the British Isles in 2023; Lacey Pfalz; Travel Pulse

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Adventures by Disney is expanding land itineraries with Sicily and the British Isles.

Source: Adventures by Disney Introduces Itineraries to Sicily and the British Isles in 2023

I live in Rome and these are my 13 secret things to do that most tourists miss, including where you’ll find the best views of the city; Erica Firpo; Business Insider

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After the Colosseum or the Vatican, save time in your Rome itinerary for under-the-radar activities like ancient sites, art collections, and parks.

Source: I live in Rome and these are my 13 secret things to do that most tourists miss, including where you’ll find the best views of the city

Have you heard of these UNESCO Italian coastal villages?; Aaron Joshua Spray; Travel

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Ravenna Replaced Rome As The Empire’s Capital, Here’s What To See; Aaron Joshua Spray; The Travel

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Going Ikon Overseas, Part II; Susan Redstone; Aspen Times

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Aspenite Susan Redstone eats and skis her way through the Dolomites in a late spring trip to Italy in this week’s Aspen Times Weekly cover story. This is the second part of her “Going Ikon Overseas” series.

Source: Going Ikon Overseas, Part II

The Italian city that plays ancient Jerusalem in the movies; Bret Thoman; Aleteia

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Matera’s ancient cave dwellings are reminiscent of Jerusalem and Palestine, making it well-suited to serve as a location for biblical films.

Source: The Italian city that plays ancient Jerusalem in the movies

This medieval UNESCO-listed castle will host Gucci’s next fashion show; Akshita Nahar Jain; Lifestyle Asia

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The 13th-century citadel and castle (Castel del Monte) situated on a hill in Andria will host Gucci’s new fashion show on 16 May 2022. Known for its unique geometric designs, Castel Del Monte in the Apulia region of Italy has been protected as a World Heritage Site since 1996. The thirteenth-century fortress will host Gucci’s next fashion show on 16 May, confirmed Alessandro Michele. Whether you’re planning a holiday to Italy or simply looking forward to the show, here is everything you need to know about this octagonal-shaped structure.

Source: This medieval UNESCO-listed castle will host Gucci’s next fashion show

Using drones to study forest canopy in UNESCO world heritage site; Olivia Box & Francesco Solano; Phys.org

Photo: Gianluca Piovesan

Source: Using drones to study forest canopy in UNESCO world heritage site

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