Ralph Fuhr

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Five Star Hotels in Rome | A Luxury Stay at Hotel de Russie, Rome

<b>There’s a reason why millions of people visit Rome every single day, the allure to experience this culturally rich, effortlessly fashionable city is</b> …

Getting Around Italy on Public Transport

While Italy may be the home of famous car manufacturers such as Ferrari and Maserati, anyone who has had to drive and park in one of the country's …

Sicily: 1,800-year-old Roman villa is the largest and most extravagant ever excavated

The spectacular villa was occupied for 500 years straight.<p>Archaeologists have revealed the remains of a 5,000-square-metre Roman villa in Italy …

8 of the best things to do in Rome (and great hotels to stay near them)

Looking for the best things to do in Rome - and hotels that are close to all the top sights? Plan your mini-break with this handy guide<p><b>Words by Italy</b> …

Italy

The Barcolana Regatta in Italy: Pictures

One of Earth's Most Dangerous Supervolcanoes Is Rumbling

Italy's Campi Flegrei may be awakening from a long slumber, scientists warn.<p>A long-quiet yet huge supervolcano that lies under 500,000 people in Italy may be waking up and approaching a "critical state," scientists report this week in the journal <i>Nature Communications</i>.<p>Based on physical measurements …

Four Secrets of the Trevi Fountain

Secrets of the iconic fountain's past include an architect's revenge on a local barber.<p>Rome, Italy is undeniably a city steeped in history, with one …

Italy

The incredible Italian ski resort that you've probably never heard of

Imagine a child’s drawing of a ski resort. There’s a cone-shaped mountain, a gondola hauling smiley faces up to a sharply pointed peak, a tall figure – out-of-scale by at least 1,000 per cent – skiing down the slope, poles akimbo. Even the most encouraging parent would admit that the image is …

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Frying is a simple cooking method used in home and restaurant meal preparation worldwide. There are two types of frying, shallow frying and deep …

Frying

17 of the most beautiful parks and gardens in Italy

<b>Arte Sella, Trentino</b><p>We'll start the list with a garden that's a little out of the ordinary. Arte Sella is a museum/art gallery in a park surrounded …

Six unmistakable signs that spring has arrived in Italy

<b>1. The clothing</b><p>We're being deliberately vague here, because choice of springwear often depends on whether or not you're a native. Italians tend to …

A Visit To Rome With Eataly's Adam Saper

<b>This article is part of our “Street To Street” series, where we ask prominent New Yorkers to share their recommendations for what to see and do in major cities around the world.</b><p>Adam Saper was born and raised in New York City. But Italy is where his heart lives.<p>“I’m not Italian,” Saper said. “Though …

Revitalize Leftover Pasta With a Little Olive Oil and Garlic

Leftover pasta, while rare, never seems to have the same flavor and consistency as it did before refrigerating. The sauce has congealed, the noodles …

Italy on a budget: live la dolce vita at affordable restaurants, hotels and spas

Italy is a nation that loves a bargain, so follow the locals’ example and explore great-value food options, low-cost hotels and cheap – or free – beaches and spas<p>Italians really know how to stretch their euros on holiday. They may have a reputation for living the <i>dolce vita</i>, but they really, <i>really</i> …

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Forget Alfredo sauce: Enzo’s brings authentic Italian to Cupertino

Craving authentic Italian dishes? Head to Cupertino, where the region’s newest all-Italian restaurant crew has settled in.<p>Here, behind the BlueLight …

A Chef Reveals the Only 3 Brands of Boxed Pasta Worth Buying

Did your favorite make the cut?<p>When it comes to cooking pasta noodles, the secret is in the quality of the pasta you buy, not so much in the amount …

Italy's sleeping beauty: 400-year-old castle near Venice brought back to life

Close to Padua and less than an hour’s train ride from Venice, Castello del Catajo is an enormous newly-restored medieval fantasy with, so far, few foreign visitors<p>It’s amazing, given the millions who flock into Venice, that hardly any tourists venture beyond the lagoon. Just 50km from la …

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Food and Wine Events in Italy – Spring & Summer 2017

News of exciting events covering Italian Cuisine this Year<p><b>Take a look below at the 2017 Calendar of culinary festivals this Spring and Summer, click</b> …

Where to go in Rome besides the clichéd landmarks

Take a break from Rome’s roaring traffic, incessant crowds and countless historical monuments and head down the city’s latest relaxation center: the …

Seven sensational day trips from Naples

One of the great attractions of a visit to Naples is the opportunity to explore the rich cultural and natural landscape of the surrounding Campania region. Seaside escapes, restless volcanoes, royal palaces and some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world; there is something for …

7 Exciting Trips across Europe to Make Your Weekend More Special

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

On My Travels: Falling In Love With Verona - The Botanical Kitchen

When you Google ‘city of love’ you’d expect Verona to be high up there on the list. It’s not. It’s not even on the list. Truth be told it was never …

Italy

Giant mausoleum in Rome that held the remains of the emperor Augustus to be restored after decades of neglect

After decades of shameful neglect, the biggest mausoleum ever to be built by the ancient Romans is to be brought alive with a spectacular multimedia experience projected onto its 2,000-year-old walls.<p>The Mausoleum of Augustus, located in the centre of Rome just a stone’s throw from the Tiber, was …

Praetorian Guard

The Praetorian Guard (<i>cohortes</i><i>praetoriae</i>) was, in the Roman Republic, a commander's personal bodyguard and then, in the imperial period, an elite …

Ancient History

Now is the Best time to Plan your historic Venice Itinerary

I can never grow tired of Venice. A hub for culture, cuisine, and charm atop an already sunken city, Venice is a haven for historians, adventurers, …

Two City Weekend Break in Florence & Pisa: Top Things To Do

Florence & Pisa are two of Italy’s much loved tourist hubs – and as they are only separated by a 1 hour train journey, they are easily combined in a …

10 top tips from our Rome correspondent

Rome’s sights, style and food inspire our foreign correspondent. Here, she picks her favourite places, from an authentic gelateria to a locals’ cookery class<p>Apart from a visit to the museum and gallery in Villa Borghese, tourists don’t tend to flock to any of Rome’s wonderful parks. Of these, Villa …