Tag archive for ‘Culture’
A-Z of Florence Landscape
By Helen Greaves On Friday, January 20th, 2023
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The A-Z of Florence

The capital of Italy’s Tuscany region is home to many interesting secrets… Florence has so much history and culture to offer. Here’s our A-Z of all things Florence. ARNO The river that flows through More...

Italian citizenship, passports on Italian flag
By Helen Greaves On Thursday, January 12th, 2023
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How to apply for Italian citizenship by descent

Get insights into the process of applying for Italian citizenship by descent, and the differences between applying at a consulate and applying in Italy. Applications for Italian citizenship have risen sharply in More...

By Sarah Williamson On Monday, November 7th, 2022
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An Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa

We go behind the scenes of an Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa as he explores the rich and austere festive food and traditions of Italy… Emilia-Romagna©GettyImages To describe a celebration of food as More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Il Furioso and the Brothers of San Rocco

Learn how Jacopo Robusti made a name (or two) for himself in Venice in Joe Gartman’s feature. Images by Patricia Gartman A narrow alley, the Salizada San Rocco, squeezes between a gelateria and the apse of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 6th, 2021
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Sicily? A holiday you can’t refuse

Are you tempted to visit Sicily? Michelle Jackson, The Novel Traveller and friend of Travel Department, shares her highlights of this wonderful part of Italy. Before we start… Now that Covid vaccinations More...

villa adriana
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 18th, 2021
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Discover Villa Adriana

How does a Roman Emperor create the ultimate symbol of power? By building an ‘ideal city’ that still stands to this day. Image © iStock Unenthused by existing villas yet keen to follow in the tradition of Roman More...

caffe corretto
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 4th, 2021
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Caffè Corretto

Joe Gartman discovers that his morning coffee may require a little lift. Discover more about the history and process of making grappa today! Images by Patricia Gartman The swift Brenta River flows through Bassano More...

san marco
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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San Marco travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, eat and visit while staying around San Marco, Venice with Adrian Mourby’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Kate Tadman-Mourby unless otherwise stated What More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
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Procida travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, eat and visit while staying around Procida with Kate Wickers guide to the highlights of the area…   ©GettyImages What to see and do Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo Via More...

procida
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
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Picture Perfect Procida

With her film star good looks, Italy’s Capital of Culture for 2022 gets her close up, writes Kate Wickers…   By Fleur Kinson Gosh, Procida is a beauty. I step off the ferry at Marina Grande, onto More...