Travel

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...

Perugia’s Festival Internazionale del Giornalismo: “The Best Media Event in the World”

May 2019 |
The 13th edition of Festival Internazionale del Giornalismo (the International Journalism Festival) was held in Perugia last month.  Over 600 journalists, photographers, professors, and intellectuals and more than 100 volunteers, students and...

Lispida: a Castle, a King and a Mermaid

April 2019 |
Il castello di Lispida sorge sulle pendici dell’omonimo colle nel Comune di Monselici, in Veneto ed è un complesso di edifici risalenti alla fine del XVIII secolo. La proprietà è circondata da un paesaggio idilliaco che comprende una vasta tenuta...

Altamura Man

April 2019 |
There is a limestone plateau in the city of Altamura in southeastern Italy in the province of Bari in the Puglia region. This is a territory known as the Alta Murgia. The limestone rock that is found here allows water to trickle through slowly,...

Cefalu, Sicily

April 2019 |
Cefalu è una pittoresca cittadina in provincia di Palermo, sulla costa settentrionale della Sicilia. Sorge su un promontorio roccioso, un vero e proprio gioiello della natura caratterizzato  da spiagge sabbiose, tanto sole e ottimo cibo: tutti...

The Villa Giustiniani: a Family Home for Over 400 Years

March 2019 |
When you drive through the small agricultural villages of the Veneto, south of Venice, it all seems a little flat and uninteresting. However, this is an area rich in history and there are hidden gems to be discovered. If you blink while you’re...

IAMLA: the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

March 2019 |
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) accomplishes its mission of exploring and spotlighting the history and continuing contributions of Italian Americans in multi-ethnic Los Angeles and the U.S. through research, historic...
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