A Glimpse At New Luxury Hotel Openings In Central Italy

A number of new luxury hotels have recently opened in central Italy. getty In the coming months, many pandemic-weary travelers will be planning visits to Italy. After a number of closures over the past two years, a spate of new luxury hotels have recently opened their doors or will be doing so in the near … Read more

Why Macron sees an ally in Rome-based Catholic charity

Issued on: 22/10/2022 – 13:36 French President Emmanuel Macron will be in Rome on Sunday for the start of a three-day interreligious summit hosted by the Community of Sant’Egidio, a Catholic charity close to Pope Francis that is known for its efforts to foster peace and interfaith dialogue, most. notably in Africa. Macron, who is … Read more

How Via Margutta Became A Destination For Art And Genius In Rome

Via Margutta. getty “My grandfather liked to say, ‘All roads lead to Via Margutta,’” notes Valentina Moncada di Paternò, a prominent art historian and art advisor, whose family played a pivotal role in the street’s cultural development. Some of the biggest names of the 20th century made their way to this ivied haven in the … Read more

Palermo Municipality Cyberattack Still Affecting Citizens

Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime Attack Ongoing for at Least 5 Days; Affected Systems Shut Down, Isolated Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • June 7, 2022 Who shut down Palermo? (Image: Shutterstock) A cyberattack on the municipality of Palermo, which began on Thursday, reportedly continues to cripple the southern Italian … Read more

New vision for Florence: the transformation of a former tobacco factory

N ot much changes in Italy’s Renaissance-packed city of Florence. The marble walls of the Duomo, the bell tower designed by Giotto, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio: together, they combine to make the city a monumental open-air museum of historical excellence. Yet for the Florentine population of around 700,000, the city’s rigid respect … Read more

Is Rome on the brink of a renaissance?

Maskless tourists, enjoying the prolonged autumn warmth, flock to flower stalls and street painters at the top of Rome’s iconic Spanish Steps. Such a carefree image of an idyllic, seemingly COVID-free future, however, is betrayed by the presence of a litter bin overflowing with plastic bottles and cardboard containers, tucked behind the Baroque stairway’s balustrade. … Read more

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez look loved-up during romantic city break in Rome

Jeff Bezos, 58, and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, 52, put on a loved-up display as they walk hand-in-hand to visit the Colosseum during their romantic city break in Rome. By Owen Tonks For Mailonline Published: 13:57 EDT, 15 October 2022 | Updated: 14:22 EDT, 15 October 2022 Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez looked every inch … Read more

Italian election could reshape Rome’s defense-spending momentum.

ROME — A right-wing coalition tipped to take power in Italy next month has committed to raising defense spending but may only manage a slight increase next year if it focuses on flagship tax cuts or pension increases, a leading analyst has said. The three-way coalition teaming Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy, Matteo Salvini’s League … Read more

Welcome to the Milan apartments where 300 humans live in harmony with 21,000 trees.

When pressed on his fascination with trees, the architect Stefano Boeri is prone to nostalgia. ​”When I was a kid, I used to quote a novel written by an Italian writer, Italo Calvino, called ‘The Baron in the Trees’. It was the story of a young duke who decided, when he was 12, to abandon … Read more