The market for luxury flats in Milan is booming as bankers, fund managers and private equity investors are flocking to Italy’s financial capital. Thousands of foreigners and Italian nationals have relocated to the country since the government started granting generous tax breaks in 2017 to lure new arrivals. That has helped tilt Milan’s real estate...

Speed skating for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics might be moved to the 2006 Turin Olympic oval or a temporary facility elsewhere after the IOC rejected plans to build an expensive roof over the outdoor track at Baselga di Piné. Costs for the roof were initially slated at $54 million, according to a project announced in November. But there were con...

A new high-speed Frecciarossa train service linking Rome and Milan will offer a journey time of two hours and 45 minutes, Italy's state railway company has announced. The direct service, which avoids the central train stations of both cities, will launch on Monday 23 January, Ferrovie dello Stato said in a statement. The train will leave from Roma...

Traveling along Lake Como and up through the Dolomites is a breath-taking journey. With spectacular scenery and photo stops around every corner, this is a perfect trip to take by car. It gives you the flexibility to visit some of the smaller towns, drive through majestic mountain passes and make the most of your time in these beautiful regions. See...

Milan, today known for its robust role in finance and fashion, was once defined by blocks of manufacturing warehouses on its outskirts. Many of those factories are now museums. A former gin distillery became Fondazione Prada, a contemporary art museum from the namesake fashion house, founded in 1995 in the southeast Porta Romana area. A gas turbine...

It’s easy to get intimidated while trying to plan a vacation to Italy since there are so many amazing places to see and you have to pick which ones to visit. As a result, it is a common topic of discussion on a variety of travel blogs and websites, with many people wondering whether they should even bother going to Milan. And given the many incredi...

The World Cup is the most prestigious and desired trophy. But few people know that the trophy was born and is made in Italy, by GDE Bertoni: a Milanese company that in the early 1970s won the competition held by FIFA to make the World Cup in which 52 companies from around the world were invited to participate. The cup is 36.8 centimeters high and w...

"In the current geopolitical scenario, the need to strengthen international relations among 'trusted friends' has become even more urgent," noted the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, in her welcoming remarks at the 16th "Transatlantic Award Gala Dinner" organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AmCham) in M...

A new free-access online database maps out more than 1,400 monuments, buildings, street signs and plaques that bear witness to Benito Mussolini’s fascist regime. All over Italy are vestiges of its fascist past, and the Luoghi Fascismo (“Places of Fascism”) mapping project aims to bring the country’s darkest chapter into the mainstream for a reckoni...

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and with a recent restyling, the MUMAC, located in Milan, keeps on growing and connecting with the coffee culture community in every way. Being the first and largest permanent exhibition completely dedicated to the history, culture and world of professional espresso machines, the MUMAC, Gruppo Cimbali’s Co...