Unknown among these known, the Excavations of Oplontis in Torre Annunziata (Naples), included in the fantastic complex of the more famous Pompeii and Herculaneum, admitted in the UNESCO list in 1997. The ancient Oplontis often goes unnoticed by the ruins visitors and tourists. It rises into the city centre of Torre Annunziata. In the past, it was a...

Want to live la dolce vita on your honeymoon? Head to one of the most romantic destinations in the world: Italy. From relaxing seaside resorts to glamorous metropolitan cities, the European country that gave us pizza, pasta and so much more offers something for every kind of traveler.  “In Italy, you can have a really varied itinerary, and travelin...

"When the silence in the streets may seem deafening, music continues to dictate trends and shape the cultural, social and political fabric of the cities it inhabits and of the people gravitating in this ever-changing world.” This condition of continuous change provides the basis for the Music & The Cities podcast, putting music at the heart of each...

A team of researchers coordinated by Enrico Prati of the Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies (IFN) at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Milan developed a quantum computer that beats the competition of Google, in a study published in the Nature Research journal Communications Physics. Applying artificial intelligence and deep l...

The victory of the European Football Championship in July was only the beginning of a magical Italian summer. A summer that gave endless emotions to the Italians, demonstrating to the entire world how strong is this land that for millennia has amazed the world with its epic feats in art, architecture, engineering, literature and sport. At the Tokyo...

"When I was a little girl, I suffered greatly from my parents' separation and did everything I could to fill that silence with noise. I would play things around me. And what may seem like a sob story became the revelation of my life." Chiara Luzzana is one of Italy's first sound designers. She invented a profession to respond to that inner void. "N...

In the list of the great Italian excellences who have found their fortune in America, one of the highest level names is that of Arturo Toscanini. A century has passed since an extraordinary event, an exceptional tour that saw him as a protagonist in America together with what would later become the orchestra of La Scala in Milan.  Today there is a...

Salone del Mobile is set to make its return to Milan this September with a special edition of the annual festival. Usually held around April, Salone was one of the first major design events to be postponed – and eventually cancelled – last year as coronavirus swept through Italy. Supersalone, which takes place 5-10 September, will mix both digital...

Como, set in the north-east of the Lombardia region and renowned for its famous lake, has been for centuries a prestigious holiday destination frequented by famous people and extremely popular on the international scene. Como is also known as “silk town” and historic residences overlooking the lake are often the setting of high-end fashion shows. ...

Nel 1921 moriva a Napoli Enrico Caruso, uno dei cantanti più famosi della storia. Quello stesso anno nascevano due dei tenori di riferimento del secolo scorso: Giuseppe Di Stefano e Franco Corelli, che al Teatro alla Scala sono stati protagonisti di spettacoli leggendari. Per celebrare i tre grandi tenori, che hanno rappresentato la cultura italian...