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Castle Scilla in Calabria, Italy— Photo by gurgenb

The many beauties of Calabria, as seen by the New York Times

Off the usual touristic beaten tracks lays the point of the Italian boot, Calabria. Italian Americans are probably well aware of its beauty and...
Venice, Arsenale historic shipyard, Gate and Canal View. Photo by lsantilli

The Arsenale in Venice – Modern Mass Production in Medieval Times

Taking its name from the Arabic for workshop, Venice’s Arsenale enormous shipyard was the real powerhouse of the city. Its 16,000 workers built an...
Mantua: How Being The Capital Of Culture Increased Tourism

Mantua: How Being The Capital Of Culture Increased Tourism

Since January 2016, Mantua has been the Capital of Culture and has registered a 20% increase in number of tourism compared to the same time last year...
Foreign Tourists Love Italy: 35 billion euros spent in 2015

Foreign Tourists Love Italy: 35 billion euros spent in 2015

According to the Venice Ca' Foscari University's CISET research, international tourists spent over 35.7 billion euros in Italy in 2015, 4.4% up on...
Milan and New York Partnering in Tourism Initiative

Milan and New York Partnering in Tourism Initiative

According to NYC & Company’s president and chief executive officer Fred Dixon and Milan’s deputy mayor of trade, tourism and territorial...
The Appian Way tourism to be re-launched

The Appian Way tourism to be re-launched

Culture Minister Dario Franceschini pledged to deploy EU funds in boosting tourism for hikers along the Appian Way, the cobbled Roman consular road...

A Proposal for New Fees to face Venice tourism

According to ANSA press agency, tourists should have to pay to visit Venice to help to stem damage caused by overcrowding and littering, the owner of...
How to survive the tourist crowds in Venice

How to survive the tourist crowds in Venice

Our Italian Buddy gives us some tips on how to face the crowds where visiting the Lagoon. Venice has 56 thousand inhabitants, and is visited every...

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