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Italy's lakes: Monte Isola on the Lago d'Iseo in Lombardy

24 April, 2020
The Lago d’Iseo is a beautiful and relatively unknown Italian lake in the Lombardy region, near Brescia. Here we give you a beautiful photo gallery of the Italian town Monte Isola.The town is actually an island, with about 1800 residents,…

Italian ski resorts open for night skiing in Italy

24 April, 2020
In some Italian ski resorts, you actually don’t get the opportunity to be the last on the slopes, hiking down the hill in your ski boots because the chair lift closed early. In some alpine Italian ski locations, the slopes…

Water fun park for day trips from Milan

21 April, 2020
The new health spa opening in the Monza-Brianza region of Italy just north of Milan will soon be joined by Italy’s first undercover water amusement park. The fun park includes 9,000 square metres of space with a capacity to hold…

Does Italy miss Megan Gale?

20 April, 2020
With the plethora of Italian showgirls out there, you wouldn’t have thought the locals would miss Australian model Megan Gale. But it seems they still have a soft spot for the girl who actually started her career in the Belpaese…

65th Venice Film Festival: photo gallery of the stars

17 April, 2020
With the sign from the famous Martini commercial “No George, no party!”, today has been the first day of delirium at the 65th Venice Film Festival, or 65esima Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica, which has opened doors in great style. inaugurating…

Italy's most beautiful parks

16 April, 2020
We don’t know yet which Italian park will win the contest Il Parco più bello d’ Italia or Italy’s most beautiful park; there are so many contenders that is almost impossible to tell which one will prevail and win; the…

Italian jewellery design exhibition in Milan

15 April, 2020
Milan will host an Italian jewellery exhibition next year called “Gioelli per Milano” at the city’s Triennale Design Museum. The jewellery on display has been collected by university lecturer Alba Cappellieri at one of Italy’s most prestigious universities, the Milan…

Day-trips from Milan: parco Sigurtà, lake Garda

14 April, 2020
If you have a passion for gardens and parks, you must absolutely pay a visit to the enchanting Parco di Sigurtà on the shores of Lake Garda which is just a stone’s throw away from Milan; with its hundred varieties…

Weekend deals Italy: four days' free at Monza health spa

12 April, 2020
Monza is opening its health spas for the winter season in Italy, and the thermal springs are offering four days’ free entry to celebrate the occasion. The health spas open on December 5th in time for the long weekend in…

Italian Hotels among winners of Condé Nast Johansens awards

12 April, 2020
The prestigious Nast Johansens 2011 Annual Awards for Excellence were announced in London; there were five Italian hotels among the winners. Here’s the partial list:Most Excellent Hotel: Ca’ Sagredo hotel in Venice;Most Excellent Charming Hotel: Monsignor della Casa Country Resort;Most…

The world's craziest roads: Italy's legendary Stelvio Pass

10 April, 2020
If you thought normal driving in Italy was scary enough, you’ve never seen the legendary Stelvio Pass. It has been voted one of the world’s craziest roads by Travel and Leisure magazine, among ten roads the world over which are…

Lake Como luxury hotels: the Grand Hotel Tremezzo

9 April, 2020
Lake Como luxury hotels don’t get much better than this. If you want to indulge and enjoy the romantic setting of Italy’s beautiful lake, see the Gran Hotel Tremezzo as a luxury Italian hotel worth a stop. It’s on the…

Italian Villa on lake Maggiore up for sale

5 April, 2020
If you has always dreamed about owning one of those opulent Italian villas you usually see in movies and travel magazines, this is a chance you can’t afford to miss ; set in the almost other-worldly beauty of the Lake…

Day trips from Milan: Savogno, Val Bregaglia 's ghost town

4 April, 2020
Ghost towns have always fascinated me, so just a few days ago I visited Savogno, a picturesque village in Val Bregaglia, not too far from Sondrio in Lombardy. To reach the deserted village (only few family still live there) from…

Views from Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and Bellagio

4 April, 2020
The grounds of Lake Como’s Villa Carlotta are like a secret garden nestling on the shores of the lake, and looking across to stunning scenery of Bellagio and the Resegone mountains beyond.Villa Carlotta is located at Tremezzo on the Western…

Health spas and springs in Italy: Bormio in the Valtellina

2 April, 2020
There are two destinations for summer in Italy: either the seaside or the mountains, with the latter generally being chosen by anyone over the age of 50. Escaping the oppressive heat of Milan, many oldies go to the Valtellina valley…

Traditional Italian products: mustard from Cremona

30 March, 2020
Mention the word mustard and most Italians will screw up their nose and give you a tirade on how disgusting the food is in Germany and how the last time they went there they spent three days on a diet.…
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