The Modena Apennines in Emilia Romagna will be represented, albeit indirectly, at the now upcoming Paris Olympics. Indeed, on the U.S. Decathlon team will be a descendant on his mother's side of the Pasquesi lineage from Pievepelago. He is 31-year-old Zachery 'Zach' Ziemek, born in Itasca (Illinois), son of Victoria Pasquesi and grandson of Anthony...

Italy is the second tourist destination in Europe and the fifth in the world in terms of international arrivals. Attracting travelers from the continent and the entire planet to the Belpaese like a magnet is our rich cultural heritage, followed by natural beauty and events, whether sporting, recreational or religious, but food and wine, without neg...

Back in September, a packed house at the Sala Grande Theatre gave movie director Michael Mann and actor Adam Driver a six-minute standing ovation. Then, Airbnb’s announcement of a new category of home listing, called Icons, turned the Ferrari Museum into the dream bedroom of any Formula One fan. The Ferrari name has shined brightly for most of its...

One of the highlights of the latest edition of Cibus, featuring talk shows, masterclasses, and tastings, was the official debut of "Le Terre del Balsamico." This new consortium aims to enhance, safeguard, and promote both IGP and traditional DOP balsamic vinegars of Modena and the region they share. This initiative marks the end of a quarter-centur...

The latest edition of Vini d’Italia provides the perfect pretext for this exploration, marking the first time a Lambrusco Grasparossa has been awarded the prestigious Tre Bicchieri. Described as having a "broad aromatic profile, featuring prominent forest fruits like currant and blueberry, hints of white pepper and mint," it is rich on the palate "...

Modena is a beautiful and ancient city, located near one of the most famous Roman roads, the Via Emilia. Its Historic City Center is a real gem, characterized by the soaring architecture, typical of Italian Gothic. Streets and alleys invite tourists to discover every corner and admire every glimpse. Here is what to do and where to go to explore lik...

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...

The beautiful Emilia Romagna region in Northern Italy is famous for its rich culinary culture, stunning countryside, and historic cities. Visitors flock to this region for an endless array of exciting activities and experiences. One of the most important things to consider when traveling to Emilia Romagna is where to stay.  These locations help you...

In this article, we delve into the 20 best places to retire in Italy for US citizens. Navigating retirement planning involves strategic decision-making, and for numerous US citizens, Italy has emerged as an enchanting destination to retire to. These American retirees are attracted to the richness of the Mediterranean lifestyle, the beauty of stunni...

You're starting in the Viola Pasifae, "says Enrico, Lamborghini’s jovial PR manager, flashing his time- honoured Italian smile at the lady in our group. Sensing our impatience, he turns to the rest of us and goes, “You’ve got the Grigio Acheso, you the Arancio Xanto, you the Rosso Efesto, you the Blu Okeanos,” and directing his attentions towards m...