Milan is known as the shopping capital of Italy due to it being host to many of the most infamous design houses in the fashion world. Fashion is not all Milan has going for it. Spending time in Milan means that you can get lost in the streets taking in the great mix of historical architecture and the modern high-rise skyscrapers entwined with the l...

Rimini in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy may not appear regularly on travellers' must-see lists, being on the eastern Adriatic Sea, a far less photogenic coastline to that of the Ligurian Sea to the west, where the crowds gather on the chi-chi Riviera. But Italians love it for wide, placid-water-lapped stretches of sand that are home to a pleth...

With 37,600 tons produced, in 2021 Mortadella Bologna PGI confirmed the 2020 production volumes, with a +0.9% increase in sales. The growth is most pronounced in the pre-sliced segment, which grew +2.8% (source: IFCQ data on Srl certifications). These figures are even more significant when compared to 2019: +1.7% in value and +4.9% in pre-sliced. G...

Bologna is the capital of the Emilia Romagna region, in northern Italy, and is known as “La Dotta and la Grassa” (which means “The Educated and the Fat”) for being one of the main cultural hubs in the country and Italy’s foodie city! Bologna hosts the oldest university in the Western world Hidden as well as some of the best Italian food, but it has...

Vittorio Piovani is a barber in Traversetolo, a village in central Italy. Every Sunday, he dons an elegant suit, shines his shoes, curls his long moustache and goes dancing at a club in a nearby town, like many other weekend clubbers. Except Piovani is a 75-year-old grandfather of three, living for a scene that gives him a deep-rooted sense of comm...

Mortadella is so soft and silky to the palate with a lovely pink color and a very good smell. For that reason it’s not possible to not love it!  But for most of Italians Mortadella sandwich is something more. It is a childhood memory, a school snack or a typical sandwich to be enjoyed during a picnic with friends. ONE REGION TWO BREEDING TRADITIONA...

Dante Alighieri is a symbol of Italy and its poetry, but also of the city he was born, Firenze. A proud Florentine, Dante never kept the love he had for his hometown a secret, so why is he buried in Ravenna? Well, because that’s where he passed, of course, but the matter of where his mortal remains should rest was the cause of mystery and diatribes...

If Tuscany has Chianti, the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna has “Motor Valley”, an area that boasts one of the highest concentrations of luxury sports cars and motorbikes in the world. The so-called Land of Motors, covering around 1,000 square kilometres of prime agricultural land roughly between Bologna and Modena, is home to Lamborghini and Ferr...

It’s no secret that Italy is widely known around the world as a cultural powerhouse. Packed with historical riches, influential art, and iconic monuments, Italy has swayed many globetrotters to acknowledge its modern-day influence and importance. However, one may be inclined to think only of its grandiose and well-known locations such as Rome, Veni...

Rizzoli, an ancient Italian fish preserves company announces the opening of an operational office in the United States of America, in Norwalk in Connecticut, alongside a new logistics center in New Jersey, in a strategic position near the port of New York. In the new American branch, coordinated by the Italian foreign commercial management, a team...