Tag archive for ‘Italy’
Brits drink the most prosecco
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Brits: The Biggest Prosecco Fans

If you love a glass (or indeed a bottle) of Prosecco to enjoy with your meal or to help you destress then feel confident in the knowledge that you are not alone. It turns out that Britain is actually the world’s More...

Beatrice Lorenzin Italy Healthy Minister
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Italy’s Cabinet Make Vaccinations Compulsory For School Starters

Italy’s cabinet has approved a law that will make vaccinations compulsory for children starting at state schools. The law will apply to children aged up to six years old. The vaccines include those against More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Italian Coastguard: Migrants Rescued Off Libyan Coast

Around 2,300 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, according to the Italian coastguard. Coastguard and military vessels were among others who helped to rescue the migrants, who were packed More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Gorgonzola, Mushroom and Crème Fraiche Potato Skins

These deliciously creamy potato skins are the perfect lunchtime dish. The saltiness of the Gorgonzola cuts through the hint of sourness of the crème fraîche for an unbeatable combination.      Gorgonzola, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Italy giving away 100 historic buildings for free

Italy is giving away more than 100 historic buildings in a bid to boost slow tourism. The kind of buildings up for grabs include castles, houses and towers. The idea is to tempt visitors away from crowded city centres More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Good Friday in Italy – The Procession of the Mysteries

The Procession of the Mysteries tells the story of Easter through sculpture… Italy, Sicily, Trapani – Easter procession La Processione dei Misteri is a Passion procession that has been held in Trapani, Sicily, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

This is the smallest theatre in Italy

In the small town of Vetriano, in the province of Lucca, is this theatre, now part of the Guinness World Records. Image: L’Italo Americano This historial theatre, is now recognised as the smallest world! More...

Montecatini, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Top Five: Thermal Spas

Bubbling hot springs and soothing mineral waters abound in the perfect climes and geology of the Italian peninsula. We take a look at five of the most therapeutic on offer… Ischia Bay of Naples, Campania This More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Italy earthquake: 6.6-magnitude quake leaves people in cars, tents and temporary shelters

Thousands of Italians have spent the night in cars, tents and temporary shelters after the fourth earthquake in the area in three months. Image: CNN The 6.6-magnitude quake – Italy’s strongest in decades More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Island of Traditions – Part 1

Photojournalist Marina Spironetti travelled to inland Sardinia and the remote region of Barbagia to document the most fascinating and ancient carnival traditions of the island… The glitzy atmosphere of the Costa More...