Lake Como is a top vacation spot in Italy. It is located in the northern region of Italy. Tourists come to this region from far and wide to explore the Duomo’s history and venture into the lake and its surroundings. Are you looking for a vacation destination? Today is your lucky day! In this guide, you will find all the details you need to know abo...

It's all change for the trendy crowds along the canals of Milan, used to holding a glass of aperitivo in one hand and a cigarette in the other. Because a ban on smoking outdoors has just come into force in a range of public places. Smoking within a 10m (30ft) distance of other people is no longer permitted from Tuesday at bus and tram stops as well...

Cremona is located in the middle of the Po Valley on the Po River and can be reached from the other provinces of Lombardy, by car, by train, or by bike using the cycle paths along the Po River, which also connects Cremona to Piacenza, in Emilia Romagna. Historically this city, for its location, has always been important both economically and politi...

2020 was a difficult year for everyone and sport is non an exception. Thousands of races and events were cancelled due to the pandemic, including the Olympic Games in Tokyo. But the world of sport did not stop completely and in the last months of this terrible year in Italy five young sports stars raised up and and everyone is talking about them. W...

Helping children understand each week's Sunday scriptures with relatable cartoon characters and original music scores is how Isabella D'Angelo chooses to use her time and talents to help build the kingdom of God. Every Wednesday she releases a new video on her YouTube channel "Catholic Kids Media" that illustrates the meaning of the readings along...

What is Metodo Ca’ del Bosco? It’s a luxurious Italian escape without leaving your front door. The holidays are here, and for most, this year’s festivities may look or feel different. But no matter how you choose to celebrate, you can still escape to the Bel Paese (beautiful country) for a moment of joy and celebration. The legendary winery of Ca’...

Emotions are running high this holiday season at the Martino Zanchi Foundation nursing home in northern Italy near Bergamo after months of near-total isolation for its residents. Long-time resident Celestina Comotti was disbelieving as a staff member read aloud a Christmas greeting from a family peering at her expectantly over a video call. “Damn!’...

Casoncelli, also known as casonsei in the local dialect, is a typical first course of Lombardy, in particular in the cities of Bergamo and Brescia. Casoncelli is a kind of stuffed fresh pasta, shaped like a wrapped candy. The filling varies depending on where you are: in Brescia, it’s traditionally made of leftover beef and fresh salami (pasta di s...

Those looking for ideas and inspiration for the top resorts for skiing in Italy have a wide interesting range of options in front of them: along the Alpine range there are some of the top-end ski slopes in the world, many glamourous ski resorts, high-end hotels and spa facilities, gourmet lodges and every kind of outdoor activity for grown-ups and...

The earliest literary evidence of the production of Bresaola della Valtellina dates back to the 15th century, but the origin of this typical salami certainly pre-dates that. It is linked to the ancient tradition, common throughout the Alps, of preserving meat by salting and drying. However, the cool, dry and well-ventilated climate of Valtellina al...