Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani honored on Dec. 4 in Milan at the "Transatlantic Award Gala Dinner" organized by the American Chamber called transatlantic relations "fundamental" while "the United States, together with Europe, is the pole star of our foreign policy." The tone of such relations was evident throughout the evening, wi...

Sabbioneta is a peaceful town rich in history and art, located within the lush plains of the Lombardy region in Northern Italy. It belongs to the province of Mantua, a city as steeped in history as Sabbioneta itself. Located about 30 kilometers north of the well-known city of Parma, and not far from the northern bank of the Po River, Sabbioneta enj...

The recent Main Streets Across the World 2023 report by the American real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield doesn’t come as a surprise, outlining the list of the world’s most luxurious streets. The primary selection criterion was the cost of shop rentals, and Via Monte Napoleone in Milan, one of the four streets in the Quadrilatero della Moda (Fashio...

Optical wireless may no longer have any obstacles. A study by Politecnico di Milano, conducted together with Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, the University of Glasgow and Stanford University, has made it possible to create photonic chips that mathematically calculate the optimal shape of light to best pass through any environment, even one that...

The most beautiful villages in Italy are a series of municipalities under 15,000 inhabitants, all chosen for their splendor and distinctiveness. The goal of the initiative is to tell a different Italy, bringing hitherto considered marginal villages out of isolation. In the last few days, 7 new municipalities have entered the rankings: there are now...

City life, you know, offers a lot, but a sweet escape on the weekend è what you need to be able to recharge your energy. Lovers of the nature, of the borges, of the slow tourism that live in the cityà, this post è for you: today we suggest a location full of charm, a a few km from Bergamo, Brescia, but also from Milan. We are in Lovere, a village n...

Like all good Italians, I adore discovering new chicche wherever I go. Chicche — hidden gems, goodies, little treats — are our favorite places to restore our eyes and soak in inspiration. When a cappuccino or a glass of wine won’t do, we flock to cultural attractions for our feel-good fix. In a city like Milan, there are many hidden gems to explore...

Milan's Citylife neighborhood is the first urban area in the world to achieve Platinum level in three international sustainability certifications awarded by independent bodies: the "oscar" of sustainability in urban planning. Specifically, the certifications were awarded: LEED for Cities and Communities, from U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); WE...

Italy’s 40-mile-long Lake Maggiore is known for its Borromean Islands, dotted with 16th-century palazzos and verdant botanical gardens, and its picturesque shoreline towns, including Verbania, Arona and Stresa. In 1918, Ernest Hemingway spent some days in Stresa recovering from World War I—an experience that would inspire his 1929 novel A Farewell...

If you are looking for the most beautiful Lombardy Christmas Markets to visit, this is the right place to let you discover how and where to best experience the most magical time of the year. The events, these days, in large and small cities of Lombardy Christmas Markets are increasingly numerous and each one has its own characteristics; including f...