Areas in northern Italy are under lockdown, as authorities close schools, businesses and public events including Venice's carnival, as the country battles the largest outbreak in Europe of the new coronavirus.
Officials in Venice are using cameras, sensors and mobile phone data to keep track of visitor numbers and information. In a bid to reduce the problems associated with overtourism, namely crowding, Venice
Air Italy went belly up this week, while flagship airline Alitalia is facing its own troubles. If you’ve ever tried to squeeze through crowds to toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain or attempted to stroll
Italy's most fantastical yet forgotten palazzos are home to counts, princesses, and starry-eyed scholars. In Vetralla one night I was introduced to a friend of a friend who reached into a coat pocket removed
Palermo, Sicily: An Insider's Travel Guide to Italy's Capital of Culture and Hidden Architectural Gems
Just a few years ago, you might have been forgiven for thinking that Palermo’s main attraction was its collection of Mafia hot spots. Sure, the city’s tangled history with Godfather-esque organized crime
When you think of the Italian Riviera, the colorful fishing villages of Cinque Terre and resort towns like Portofino are likely the first locales that come to mind. But tucked into the northern corner
Rome has introduced a spate of new rules and regulations to govern decorum in the city; cracking down on everyday behaviours such as the impolite ways in which people drink water from public fountains
On a trip to this thrumming city about 15 years ago, art historian Michael Stoughton hoped to visit a famous Baroque church in the Sanita neighborhood. An Italian friend said no — the area was too dangerous.