By Mario Masciullo – eTN Italy: Sliced by design is the theme of the 2017 edition of the international Truffle Fair in its full activity at Alba in the Piedmont region. This year event places the spotlight on design, art, culture, food and wine par excellence. During the long event which ends on November, Read More

eTN: Sounds and lights area appearing in a magical atmosphere in Pompeii at night. “The Eternal City” opened for night visits from July 8, 2017 delighting visitors with ethereal wonders and the benefit of the cooling night breeze. “The new lighting system of Pompei is another important step in the revival of a unique, Read More

MARIO MASCIULLO, ETN ITALY CORESPONDENT  MAY 03, 2016Kurhouse Merano has been one of the symbols of the spa town of South Tyrol in Northern Italy since 1874, and it is one of the most famous masterpieces in the Art Nouveau style of the whole Alpine area. The international public turnout at this venue for, Read More

CINCINNATI, OH – The Cincinnati-born exhibit “A Blessing to One Another” will make its most impactful appearance to date when it opens at the Vatican in late July. The exhibit got its start at Xavier University in 2005 and has since been seen by more than 1 million people during its travels to 18, Read More

Italy: Instructions for Use*: The Personal, On-site Assistant for the Enthusiastic but Inexperienced Traveler (ISBN: 1-885436-30-0, Illustrata Press; paperback; Travel/Italy; $14.95; 119 pages) by Nan McElroy, is a practical pocket-guide that offers suggestions and solutions for every how-to and what-now travel situation in Italy. *When all else fails… read the instructions.

The Italian Government Tourist Board was one of the highlights at the Carassauga Festival in Mississauga, Ontario on May 28 to May 30, 2004. The Italian Pavilion, featuring a variety of activities and depicting many cultural and social aspects of Italy, was a great success. The booth of the Italian Government Tourist Board (present, Read More

Formal gardens, hidden floral gems and bloom-filled pastures await walkers on The Wayfarers’ luxuriant garden walks through Italy in September. At a time when the crowds to Europe have dissipated and the weather remains gloriously clear and sunny, the tours meander through verdant fields and around private gardens, providing an immersion into the history, Read More

Summer is the perfect time to reunite with family and friends and more and more Americans are choosing to base these gatherings at a romantic villa in the Italian countryside. Country Manors by Cuendet offers more than 2000 villas, manors and castles for rental, and as Cuendet as a subsidiary of the multi-national Cendant, Read More

“You don’t have to be a trillionaire to indulge your fantasies,” says Anastasia Bizzari, Director of Sales for North America, for Country Manors by Cuendet.  The Villa Grazia, midway between Florence and Siena, and just 10 miles from San Gimigniano, is one of 2,000-plus Italian houses available for vacation rentals through Country Manors by, Read More

One of the world’s most romantic hotels, the Eternal City’s Hassler, has announced an unprecedented concept: a special package designed to provide the definitive milieu for a marriage proposal so romantic, so elegant and, ultimately, so impossible to turn down.  The 100-room Hassler, located in the heart of the city at the top of, Read More