Rimini, in the Emilia Romagna region, never ceases to amaze, and even less so does the church of Saint Agostino. The treasure chest of the fourteenth-century Rimini school of painting, where extraordinary cycles of frescoes disappeared for centuries reappeared only after the earthquake of 1916, forcing art historians to rewrite their pages, has rev...

The Adriatic Riviera (the coastal area on the Adriatic Sea near Rimini) as we know it today, was born in the climate of well-being and euphoria that characterized Italy from the end of the Fifties through the beginning of the Sixties, when the middle class generated mass tourism and the summer holiday took on the meaning of “escape” from everyday l...

Italy celebrates Federico Fellini by opening a museum in his honour in the north-eastern city of Rimini where the great Italian film director was born in 1920. The Fellini Museum opens on 19 August, via bookings on its website for holders of the covid Green Pass, with free guided tours on the weekend of 20-22 August from 10.00 to midnight. The muse...

The first Italian immigrants in the United States of America brought many unique features and customs, such as the culinary tradition, the vivid language, and some peculiar musical genres. Your grandparents probably remember when, in the early 1900s, a particular Italian musicality became popular especially in Californian ballrooms: for sure, they...

A few potholes distract me from my lethargy as I drive along strada statale 9, the ancient Via Emilia, on my way to Rimini, a city in Emilia Romagna on the Adriatic Sea. Orchards line the side of the road while Lana Del Rey sings in the background. I look up from Google Maps and focus on the large writing in the traffic circle: Romagna mia (my Roma...

They say that all roads to lead to Rome. And, as it turns out, one of the best roads is also close to Rome. I’m talking about the Via Emilia, the extraordinary ancient route that ran in almost a straight line from the coast to northern Italy, from modern-day Rimini to Piacenza. Not only did countless travellers walk along its gravel path, but they...

When COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown hit Italy this year, the leadership at San Patrignano—a recovery community in the nation’s Emilia-Romagna region that teaches residents the decorative arts—was concerned. The community relied on brick-and-mortar retail. “During the lockdown in April, we were really worried,” says Luca Giunta of San Patrigna...

Rimini is about to bear the cultural fruit of a productive combination of public policy, a local sense of civic responsibility and a strong architectural vision. This mini-metropolis on Italy’s Riviera Romagnola, known as the country’s party capital and the home town of Federico Fellini, is opening the doors to a new contemporary art museum. PART,...

On June 26, 2020 the world lost one of its brightest mind. Milton Glaser died on his 91st birthday after an incredible and extremely long career in the creative field. But where do I begin to tell what Milton Glaser really represented to the design world? Well, he was a real legend, let’s start from here.  Born and raised in the Bronx, New York Cit...

Rimini symbolizes the Adriatic Riviera and Italian seaside tourism. Thousands of Italian and foreign tourists flock to its sandy beaches each year as it is considered the capital of Italian summer fun. It stands between hills and sea, close to other beautiful tourist and cultural Emilia Romagna towns, and offers quiet boarding houses, large hotels...