New technologies have enabled us to travel even by just moving a finger on our smartphones. Here tourism has become somewhat virtual. And we have noticed it in these two years of lockdown and pandemic. Enabling it was the innovation introduced in 2007, just 15 years ago, by Google, which after changing our lives with the Maps application, launched...

Biscottini di Novara are lightweight cookies from Novara (Piedmont, Italy). They have an airy and crumbly texture, a rectangular shape with rounded corners, and a golden color. The only three ingredients used to prepare these delicious cookies are wheat flour, sugar, and eggs. Biscottini di Novara are extremely light and easy to digest because ther...

Tucked between plain and hills and surrounded by the Alpine Mountains, Turin is one of the most beautiful of Italy's cities, as well as one of the most important economic centers in the country. For centuries the heart of the Kingdom of Savoy, Turin was the theatre, the engine of Italian unification and was, initially, the Capital of the Kingdom of...

Turin is an elegant and sophisticated city, embraced by the course of the Po river and surrounded by hills and mountains. But don't be fooled by its apparent calm: Turin is lively and versatile, a jewel of a city offering culture, fun and a pinch of adventure in the streets of the city centre and in the green hills surrounding it. Apart from the mo...

There's chocolate, and then there's gianduiotto chocolate. An ancestor of Nutella, the melt-in-the-mouth treat is as rare as it is delicious. Like most renowned Italian artisan chocolate, gianduiotto originates from Piedmont, Italy, where it's considered the "king of Italian chocolate." Made of a rich paste consisting of fine cocoa mixed with the p...

Italy makes the world fall in love: the postcards filmed by a drone during Eurovision 2022 from May 10 to 14 captivated travelers from every continent. The Peninsula was seen, told and appreciated 200 million times and more than 6 million in a single day. The narrative focused on promoting the peninsula's well-known and lesser-known locations with...

The number of Italian seaside and lakeside resorts awarded the prestigious Blue Flag designation for cleanliness and sustainability has risen by nine to 210 this year, the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) said Tuesday. The number of Blue Flag tourist ports has also risen by one to 82. Liguria came top again with 32 resorts...

Supported by a grant from the United States Embassy to Italy to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in museums, professionals from The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC will conduct a week of collaborative workshops from May 2 – 9 with Italian contemporary art museums in Turin (GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea), Rome (Mu...

Promotion and communication of food and wine are important, and even more effective, when they get out from the not secondary context, but often self-referential, of experts and super enthusiasts. Maybe mixing with other “themes” or languages, such as, for example, that of entertainment, in its different forms, focusing more on fascination and emot...

Stanley is Back! Fans of Stanley Tucci’s Searching for Italy, rejoice! Stanley and his popular Italian food series returns! CNN premiers the second season of Stanley’s show on Sunday, May 1, at 9:00 PM (ET). While the first season featured Stanley’s travels through six regions, CNN has released only four for this season. Alas, my beloved Abruzzo is...