Tag archive for ‘icons’
Pisa, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The Tower of Pisa – a true Italia! Icon

One of Europe’s most remarkable buildings, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is an icon not just of a nation, but of an entire continent… Along with the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Big Ben in London and the Brandenburg More...

vespa scooter
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, March 18th, 2016

The Piaggio & Co. Vespa Scooter

Hear one coming and you know why it’s called a Vespa – or ‘wasp’ as it translates into English. Italia! looks into the birth of a true Italian icon, the Vespa scooter… From the economic disaster in More...

Capitoline Wolf
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Capitoline Wolf

A symbol of the very founding of Rome, the Capitoline Wolf – a bronze sculpture – has been housed in the Palazzo dei Conservatori since 1471. The face of the she-wolf, set in bronze, is focused as she guards More...