NEWS FROM : ITALY  

We’re taking a tour around Italy’s seaside borghi (historic villages) this summer, destinations where you can enjoy leisurely days at the beach followed by explorations of the art, history and food of the area. Last week we explored some of Calabria’s seaside villages, this week we’re heading to beautiful Tuscany, which is not normally thought of a...

Il Sottosegretario Scalfarotto ha avuto oggi un colloquio telefonico con il Deputy United States Trade Representative (USTR) Jeffrey Gerrish sul tema delle relazioni commerciali transatlantiche ed in particolare sulla questione della revisione periodica del regime di dazi che gli Stati Uniti hanno facoltà di imporre a seguito della sentenza dell’OM...

Un albergo diffuso nell’ex supercarcere dell’Asinara, in uno scenario incantato tra mare e natura protetta. Con piccoli alloggi funzionali e confortevoli ma fedeli all’architettura originaria. Caratterizzata da casette bianche con tetto in tegole rosse e vista sul mare. La nuova vita dell’isola dell'Asinara, celebre per il suo passato da super carc...

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) instituted the “Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” in the year 2016 to recognize an Italian experienced scientist who, in performing his/her research abroad, has made a remarkable contribution to the advancement of science and technology, thus improving Italy...

Why, you may wonder, we write about the best marinas in Italy? Well, sailing has become a bit of a hot trend in recent years and, let’s be honest, after the pandemic and the dangers related to our old way of traveling, it may be among the safest options to “be a tourist” around — provided you do enjoy life at sea, that is. Sailing means spending ti...

I hadn't been dating Antonia for more than a couple of weeks when she invited me to her parents’ home for lunch. For the first time. We were moving pretty quickly, if you must know, because we had already dated, exactly once, five years earlier, then took a half-decade break to figure things out. Still, I didn’t know her parents at all. “My mom’s m...

United Vines, a new project founded by Eli and Jake Rallo, partnered with Isabella Oddero of Piemonte, Italy, to produce a wine that raises money for social justice charities. The idea behind United Vines is to use society's love for wine to bring people together to fight for equality for all. The proceeds of every purchased bottle of United Vines...

Sugli alimenti importati è stata individuata una presenza irregolare di residui chimici più che tripla rispetto a quelli Made in Italy, con i pericoli che si moltiplicano per gli ortaggi stranieri venduti in Italia che sono oltre otto volte più pericolosi della media dei prodotti nazionali. È quanto emerge da una analisi della Coldiretti sull’ultim...

American Meredith Tabbone bought a house “for one Euro” in a sparsely populated city in Sicily and told about how much housing cost. She responded to an ad for houses in Italy since her great-grandfather lived in the commune of Sambuca di Sicilia. Many Italian cities do not have enough residents, so the authorities regularly offer tourists to buy h...

Everyone stops on the Amalfi Coast to visit its beauties, but few continue along the coast to discover villages equally characteristic and not at all touristy like the village of Cetara. Known since the Middle Ages as the best fishermen in the area, the Cetaresi still live on fishing. Only in the last few years has tourism developed there, but it r...

Stranded on a tiny Italian island, a cancer researcher grew increasingly alarmed to hear that one, and then three more visitors had fallen ill with COVID-19. Paola Muti braced for a rapid spread of the coronavirus to the 800 closely-knit islanders, many of whom she knows well. Her mother was born on Giglio Island and she often stays at the family h...

Every product you see in the pasta aisle has its own history. Some pasta shapes, like lasagne, can be traced back centuries, while others, like cavatappi, were invented in the modern era. There were even shapes that weathered controversy before they were finally accepted into the mainstream; stroncatura fits this description. Because it was origina...