For many, a vacation to Italy is a journey through breathtaking landscapes, a pilgrimage to artistic and historical landmarks, and a voyage into the world-renowned culinary scene. Yet, for those with Italian heritage, it can also be an "Exodus to Italy"—a deeply...
Currently, several of Lotto’s masterpieces are gracing various Italian museums. The Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan is showcasing the “Portrait of Laura da Pola” (1543), on loan from the Gallerie d’Italia in Naples. This painting, featuring Laura da Pola in an exquisitely embroidered dress holding a white feather fan, creates a thematic bridge to the 19th-century work of Domenico Morelli. Both paintings, displayed side by side until April 1st, 2024 offer a fascinating glimpse into the elegance of their eras.
The first time I saw Venice it was Carnival. Like an aristocratic lady – aware of her opulent beauty – Venice that year too donned her boldest and most luxurious attire, with the intention of leaving an even more indelible memory into whoever was lucky enough to behold her.
Dive into Rome’s hidden alleys and whispered legends with Mark Tedesco’s insightful narrative, “She Seduced Me: A Love Affair with Rome.” This isn’t just another recounting of Rome’s well-trodden paths; it’s a deep, personal voyage into the unseen narratives that blanket this ancient city.
Ischia stands out as the largest volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, the port itself nestling on an ancient crater. Its dark volcanic-sand beaches and alkaline thermal springs have made it one of the largest spas in Europe and a popular retreat for centuries.
In a world that moves at breakneck speed, finding a haven of tranquility has become a cherished goal for many travelers. Italy, with its blend of cultural richness and natural beauty, offers a variety of destinations perfect for those seeking a peaceful escape. Here are some of Italy’s finest spots where you can indulge in a Calm-Cation, immersing yourself in relaxation for a week or more.
PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION
Luci d’Artista (Artist’s Lights), has become a very well-acclaimed contemporary art exhibition both nationally and internationally, and it takes place in Turin and Salerno. This 16th edition – from November 1st, 2013 to January 12th, 2014 – will surely attract a large number of visitors, as new and upcoming artists from all over the world will present their installations which will light up streets, squares, and spaces of these 2 geographically and culturally opposite cities.
Listen up, jet-setters and wanderlusters! If you’ve been daydreaming about sipping wine in Tuscany or cruising along the Amalfi Coast, there’s a crucial update you need to know about.