Travel

Go With the Flow in the Veneto

August 2019 |
The Battaglia Canal was built in the 13th century to move the stone quarried from the nearby volcanic hills used to pave Venice. On the last Sunday in May, this same canal is the venue for the craziest regatta I have ever witnessed. The Remada a...

Casa Malaparte on the Coast of Capri

August 2019 |
If you travel on the slow ferry from Naples to Capri, it may take up to 90 minutes to cross the Gulf of Naples and reach the island that is divided into two towns. To the west, Anacapri spreads across a plateau covering about two-thirds of the...

Museum of the Holy Souls in Purgatory

August 2019 |
Situato nella Chiesa del Sacro Cuore del Suffragio, una piccola chiesa romana appena passato Castel Sant'Angelo, è un museo di una stanza dedicato alle Anime del Purgatorio.  Located in the Chiesa del Sacro Cuore del Suffragio, a small Roman...

Packing Tips for Italy Travel

July 2019 |
Quando si è in procinto di partire, il primo passo da affrontare è la preparazione della valigia, per molti un vero e proprio incubo. Cosa metterci? È la domanda che si fanno inevitabilmente tutti i viaggiatori fissando l’armadio di casa. I timori...

Rooftop Views from Venice

July 2019 |
Quando giriamo tra stradine, scalinate, vicoli, portici e quant’altro caratterizza l’urbanistica delle nostre città italiane, dal piccolo borgo al grande capoluogo, come possiamo avere una visione d’insieme della loro bellezza? Non si può, a meno...

Skolstrejk för klimatet: Salva il pianeta

June 2019 |
On August 20, 2018, Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish student, skipped school and sat on the steps of the Swedish parliament holding a sign that said “Skolstrejk för klimatet” – “School Strike for the Climate.” To protest the lack of action on...

MUST-GO / MUST-SEE / MUST-EAT: Locanda dell’Isola Comacina

June 2019 |
This month’s LGI Picks! checks off three of our must-do’s. Locanda dell’Isola Comacina is a restaurant located on Comacina Island in beautiful and majestic Lake Como, Italy. An island rich in history, art and tradition, it is impossible not to feel...

Living the Dream: A New Life in Italy

May 2019 |
Oltre i confini dello stivale esiste “l’Italian dream”, ossia il sogno da parte degli stranieri di venire a vivere in Italia. Nonostante gli alti e bassi della crisi, l’inestricabile burocrazia e l’indecifrabile politica, tantissime sono le...

It’s a Bus! It’s a Train! No – it’s a Tram!

May 2019 |
There are many options for traveling from one part of Rome to another: metro, the extensive bus system, taxis, and walking. Most major cities have the “hop on hop off” bus that stops at the major sites. The bus and metro in Rome travel to the major...
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