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Among gastronomic delights and unmissable places, the town of Voghiera in Ferrara stands out not only for the production of the Voghiera DOP garlic but for the beauty left behind from the Estensi, like the well-know Estensi’s Versailles.  In the province of Ferrara, we find a small town full of history but known to most because of a local gastronom...

The tiny island of Capri, stationed just off the Amalfi coast, is captivating and timeless, beautiful and essential. It exists as a tribute to great wealth and great taste without wholly ever rubbing either in your face. It has played both its roles of plaything and escape hatch for hundreds of years. And as is the case with anything so beautiful,...

Francis Ford Coppola considers himself "just a second-rate director". The 82-year-old filmmaker has reflected on the legacy of 'The Godfather' - which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year - and suggested the classic film elevated him in the eyes of the public. Speaking candidly to Empire magazine, he said: "I've heard 'The Godfather' cited as...

Here in the waters of the Gulf of Pozzuoli, just a few kilometres from Naples, a small wave of the hand reveals precious, ancient Roman mosaics. Divers, snorkelers, and tourists visit all year round - to travel back in time and swim through ancient streets, past mosaics, statues, columns, and the remains of what was once a seaside resort for wealth...

Ask a cookbook author or a chef for their opinion on the best Italian cookbooks and the result is likely a love letter to food in general. Italian cuisine has captured hearts (and stomachs) the world over because it is comforting, satisfying, economical, and easy to prepare, making it as loved by those who are cooking it as those to whom it is serv...

When you think of Italy, the first things that come to mind are probably art, architecture, and delicious Italian cuisine. But if you’re thinking of visiting during the winter months, you need to know that Italy is actually one of the best destinations in Europe for skiing. Its western borders are home to the Swiss, Savoy, and French Alps, which ar...

From Karuna Clayton’s window, she can see a gondola bobbing in a Venetian canal and a simple white stone church on one side of a small campo, or city square. Normally there would also be a steady trickle of tourists walking below, but on a January afternoon amid the pandemic’s omicron wave, the square’s empty.  For the last nine months, this has be...

The beauty of the Italian landscape is revealed not just in its art cities, seaside resorts and wondrous mountains, but also, and maybe especially, in its gentle rolling hills where life flows quietly, immersed in a bucolic setting. Let’s discover five Italian hilly landscapes not to be missed, perfect for a road trip amid ancient villages and food...

If there is a symbol every Italian identifies with, that’s the Tricolore.  A synonym of national unity and of the many battles we fought to get the Belpaese we love. A reminder of the tragic sea of people who died for the very ideals which, today, characterize and inspire our society, it has also, on more than one occasion, invited the people of It...

ISM, the most important trade show in Europe for the confectionery industry (Cologne, from January 30 to February 2, 2022) this year will give Luigi Zàini, owner of the company of the same name, the prestigious Award. It is the first time that an Italian confectionery company is awarded the ISM prize. The ceremony will take place on January 30, 202...

In general, idioms are the essence of a language and represent the national cultural heritage. In the case of Italian idioms, of course, the situation is the same. It is difficult to translate them literally from one language to another, except by adapting and localising their content to the context of the country itself. They are the mirror of a n...

We the Italians, the Italian media company dedicated to the promotion of Italy among the Italian American community, asked a representative sample of Italians in America who would be their favorite President of the Republic. Please follow the video explaining how the President is voted, here https://youtu.be/Uau6DeQMRyI   In the United States, thos...