NEWS FROM : ITALY  

“Italy was the first Western country to be heavily affected by Covid-19. The government and the community, at all levels, reacted strongly and reversed the trajectory of the epidemic with a series of science-based measures.” This is the tweet accompanying the video posted by the World Health Organization on Twitter, on September 25th. The video tra...

The United States and Italy have a long history of successful cooperation in science and exploration of outer space for peaceful uses. This history is a result of the strong relationship between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Italian Space Agency (ASI). In this spirit of continued collaboration, the Signatorie...

Forte del successo ottenuto nell’edizione di luglio, Urban Vision – media Company leader nel fundraising finalizzato alla tutela del patrimonio culturale e alla riqualificazione di aree urbane – e Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana rinnovano la partnership per promuovere l’appuntamento della Milano Fashion Week in programma dal 22 al 28 settembre...

A train ride on a historic route amid mountains, villages and the fall colors: it’s the so-called ‘Foliage Train,’ which runs along a line that, since 1923, has connected Piedmont in northern Italy with Switzerland. The Foliage Train itinerary is 52 km long, crosses 83 bridges and 31 tunnels in just under two hours with spectacular views. It runs O...

Located south of Naples, Cilento is a region that has it all: sea (the Tyrrhenian), mountains (the Apennines), the second largest national park in Italy, and, perhaps most importantly, excellent food. Not only has Slow Food recognized eight products from the region that are worth protecting, but the area is also inextricably linked with the Mediter...

The Strada Statale 48 delle Dolomiti (SS 48 - State Road of the Dolomites), also known as the Great Dolomites Road, is a scenic mountain road that runs through the Dolomites, built between 1901 and 1909 to connect the city of Bolzano in Alto Adige (South Tyrol) to Cortina d’Ampezzo in Veneto, passing by beautiful mountain landscapes and such iconic...

One of my absolute favorite aspects of traveling to Italy is visiting the outdoor street markets. Growing up in Calabria, one such market opened up every Tuesday morning and the location was literally on my street, practically under our home. The market was small but fun, especially to a young child who got to go shopping with mom every Tuesday mor...

Time passes, life changes and we can’t stop growing old, as a song says. This seems to be particularly true once you turn 40. Far from saying 40 is “old” in any way: I don’t think it is and I certainly don’t feel old, unless I’ve been out to dinner with friends the night before and had a glass of red too many, in which case  I feel ancient the foll...

When you walk in Florence you are always fascinated by this city, because it was the cradle of famous people, Italian literature and art. Florence is full of museums, galleries and places that will leave you breathless for their history and their beauty. Towards the middle of the 16th century, there was a need to display the works of art in a priva...

As soon as I boarded my flight home, I was scheming and plotting on how to return, how to get myself back to this enchanting land that had captured my heart. That first experience in Italy left an indelible mark on my soul: I was hopelessly hooked.  But I’m by no means unique. The deep allure of Italy and all her beguiling offerings enrapture most...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, ha depositato in Senato un disegno di legge che prevede l’istituzione di una Giornata nazionale della Rete diplomatico-consolare italiana nel mondo.  “La ricorrenza - ha dichiarato la parlamentare eletta all’estero - rappresenta un doveroso riconoscimento alle donne e agli uomin...

Italian racing driver turned Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi has started responding to treatment with signs of interaction, more than three months after he was seriously injured in a handbike crash. Zanardi has spent most of that time in intensive care after crashing into an oncoming truck during a relay event near the Tuscan town of Pienza o...