The Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium, the governing body for Parmigiano Reggiano Protected Destination of Origin (PDO), marks its 90th birthday this year. Founded in 1934, the Consortium’s efforts throughout the last century include quadrupling Parmigiano Reggiano production and working to promote the Made in Italy designation globally, according to...

Ready to become a real Mantuan? Well, here is an explosion of suggestions to fully engage and embrace the city like a true local. From the unmissable stops for first-timers to the recommendations that will make your stay more comfortable and dynamic. Here are our tips on what to see and do in Mantua like a local. Discover Mantua in 10 unique experi...

Ten years ago, while exploring the Renaissance city of Mantua in Lombardy, I bumped into a bunch of cyclists embarking on a “bike and barge” trip all the way to Venice. It sounded like the perfect way to hit the quiet backroads of the little-known Polesine region, which surrounds the Po River and stretches to the Adriatic. Finally, here I am, joini...

Another community in Italy is paying people to move there, but this time it’s not a deserted village of crumbling houses. The northern Italian city of Mantua, home to regal palaces and ancient churches, is looking for new residents. The city council has announced it will pay people who relocate to Mantua a monthly contribution of €150 ($160). Here’...

Screening  of the Award-Winning Film “Babylon: Ghetto, Renaissance, and Modern Oblivion”. At the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street, New York, NY) - Wednesday, May 17xth at 7:30 PM. (Free, by Registration)  Co-sponsored by the American Society for Jewish Music’s Jewish Music Forum, YIVO, the American Sephardi Federation, and Salon/Sanct...

Mantua is a tiny medieval city that punches way above its weight in history, architectural splendor, and delicious cuisine. Considered one of the main artistic and cultural hubs in Northern Italy, its centro storico, or historical city center, and nearby Sabbioneta form a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mantua owes a lot of its prestige to th...

The all-new Lamborghini Revuelto might be the talk of the town, but there’s another Italian hypercar that was unveiled a few months ago – the Pagani Utopia. The latest project of Horacio Pagani appeared in a new official video which was filmed in the historic city of Mantova in northern Italy. Pagani chose a dark-themed example of the Utopia for th...

Parmigiano Reggiano is one of the oldest and richest cheeses in the world. It is essentially produced like 9 centuries ago: using the same ingredients (milk, salt and rennet), with the same craftsmanship and production technique that has undergone very few changes over the centuries, thanks to the decision to keep a fully natural production, withou...

It is just after dawn on Italy’s Po river and Rudi, the captain of our hotel barge, La Bella Vita, is running a broom over the sun deck. Autumn’s mellow fruitfulness is working its magic, and were it not for a white heron, tree-hopping from one side of the wooded shoreline to the other, I could be in a still life. As I capture the golden horizon, R...

Seven works and six Italian street artists are competing for the world's most beautiful murals. They are part of the ranking of 100 works collected by the "Street Art Cities" platform in 92 cities in 30 countries to democratically elect by online app vote the best mural work created in 2022. And among the roller- and spray-painted facades of Buenos...