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  • Italian Fishermen Clearing Plastic From Sea Italian Fishermen Clearing Plastic ... Published on Thursday, June 20, 2019 by
    In March of this year, the EU passed a law to ban single-use plastics like plates, utensils and bottles by 2021. In the meantime, the effects of these plastics are felt by those who live and work in and around the Mediterranean Sea. Off the coast of Italy’s San Benedetto del Tronto i...
  • Explore Bologna’s Sala Urbana, Virtually Explore Bologna’s Sala Urbana... Published on Sunday, June 16, 2019 by
    Modern technology gives us a closer look at 400 years of Bologna’s history held in the Sala Urbana of the Palazzo d’Accursio. Thanks to a new website, it is possible to discover the wonders of the intricately painted walls and ceilings from your own computer or from computers within th...
  • Disease Ravaging Some of Italy’s Olive Trees Disease Ravaging Some of Italy̵... Published on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by
    A deadly disease is ravaging Italy’s olive trees unchecked, killing one million trees in Italy and potentially threatening millions more throughout Europe. Scientists first discovered the bacteria, Xylella fastidiosa, in 2013, when ancient olive trees in Puglia started dying—one millio...
  • Visit the Barolo Wine Museum Visit the Barolo Wine Museum Published on Thursday, June 6, 2019 by
    In a 10th-century castle in northwest Italy’s Piedmont region, wine enthusiasts can get a taste of the area’s incredibly famous wine and its history. The Barolo Wine Museum (WiMu) is dedicated to the historical and cultural significance and evolution of wine consumption across Europe,...
  • Gucci to Restore Rome’s Tarpeian Rock Gucci to Restore Rome’s Tarpe... Published on Saturday, June 1, 2019 by
    Gucci will pay 1.6 million euros to fund the two-year restoration of Tarpeian Rock in Rome which badly eroded last year. The project, a partnership between Gucci and the Capitoline Superintendency, is called “Tarpeian Rock, Between Legend and Future.” The Tarpeian Rock is located on...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: Take A Tour Inside Perillo Headquarters (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Take A T... Published on Saturday, May 25, 2019 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. Did you know that in 1988 my dad built our world headquarter in New Jersey to resemble an It...
  • Zipline Opening on Amalfi Coast Zipline Opening on Amalfi Coast Published on Saturday, May 18, 2019 by
    Visitors can approach the Amalfi Coast in different ways to gain different perspectives on the mountainous coastline: by sea, by land and, soon, by soaring through the air on a new 650-meter (2,132-foot, or 0.4-mile) zipline. The zipline is currently being installed in the gorge between...
  • Da Vinci’s Hair Found in United States Da Vinci’s Hair Found in Unit... Published on Friday, May 10, 2019 by
    A scientist, painter, sculptor, mathematician...and posthumous overseas traveler? A lock of hair potentially belonging to Leonardo da Vinci was found across the ocean in the United States, hidden in an American collection. The credibility of the discovery, does not come without controve...
  • Adam Sandler As Steve Perillo on Saturday Night Live Adam Sandler As Steve Perillo on Sa... Published on Monday, May 6, 2019 by
    A message from Steve Perillo: If you're sad where you are and then you get on a plane to Italy, the sad you in Italy will be the same sad you from before, just in a new place. Does that make sense? - Joe Romano Joe knows what he is talking about. How do I know? Joe is me! Let me ...
  • Air Italy Flying Non-Stop From San Francisco to Milan Air Italy Flying Non-Stop From San ... Published on Monday, April 29, 2019 by
    Air Italy has launched service service with direct flights between San Francisco and Milan after taking its inaugural flight to San Francisco on April 10. The 12-hour nonstop flight runs on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays and leaves San Francisco Airport (SFO) at 7:10 p.m., arri...