The historic cafés of Italy aren’t just places for drinking coffee; having retained the atmosphere and traditions of times gone by, they represent the memory and identity of those times and, therefore, of a part of Italian history. Not that the coffee and treats they offer should be overlooked. They are just as popular for their identity as they ar...

Die-hard fans of the James Bond movie franchise may experience déjà vu when watching the next Winter Olympics, scheduled to take place in the Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2026. There's a scene midway through the 1981 classic "For Your Eyes Only" film where Bond – the Roger Moore incarnation of the 007 character – is chased throu...

Cash-strapped museums suffering from a drop in visitor numbers and income during the pandemic may have found a lifeline in the form of a new partnership with a tech company and a commercial gallery. Four major Italian museums, including the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, have signed onto an ambitious project that will see them sell editioned digital...

We all know that the Statue of Liberty is the symbol of New York, and has a history of its own, but perhaps not many people know that on the facade of the Duomo of #Milan is carved a statue depicting the Statue of Liberty, which is also most likely the original version. The representation, which is located on the left side of the balcony and more p...

Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca is among the American investors who've purchased a 55-percent ownership stake in Italian soccer club Atalanta. Susy Campanale of Football Italia reported Saturday the agreement allows the Percassi family to remain the single largest shareholder with its 45-percent stake. "Antonio and Luca Percassi will retai...

It's a trend that started in the third decade of the 21st century and that we hope will become a habit: opening museum deposits. If in Rotterdam (Netherlands) a deposit has become a museum itself, attracting visitors from all over the world with a new formula, in Italy it has been decided to move the works of art by sending them to their places of...

What could be better than combining intense days on ski slopes with relaxing well-being and spa treatments? There are several destinations in the Alps that precisely offer this opportunity, for all tastes and abilities: here are as number of destinations you absolutely should know about. Aosta Valley – Courmayeur and La Thuile The ski area between...

Atalanta in US orbit: to enter the future even more firmly. This explains the sale of a package of shares, which would be 55%, to a group of US entrepreneurs, with an important Italian-American component. Imminent sale: closing expected by next week, it cannot be ruled out that it will already take place on Monday. But the management of the company...

It is amazing to wander around the United States and discover that in places where one would think there were no traces of our country, there is instead a community proud of its Italian roots, people who are committed to celebrating and representing Italy. In the American collective imagination, Iowa is one of the states farthest from the populated...

This fashion-focused city may be Italy’s most expensive, but that doesn’t mean it has to hit your wallet hard. Look past the posh exterior, and you’ll see that Milan is brimming with sights that won’t cost a cent, from glorious churches to exceptional architecture to unusual museums. Here are the best free things to do in Milan. 1. Duomo The city’s...