We recently revealed that Sabatino Truffles, the sister company of our Featured Sponsor partner Skin&Co Roma, had unearthed the world's largest truffle on record last month.   Found in the Umbria region of central Italy, the massive truffle weighs 4.16 pounds, which is almost twice the size of the current record holder.   Read mor...

Il Centro Studi continua ad investire sull'incremento delle collaborazioni con le Università USA e riprende coraggiosamente un vita in più occasioni contrastata. Le migliaia di studenti americani che in un decennio hanno frequentato i corsi presso il Centro Studi rappresentano i migliori e più efficaci "testimoni" di Orvieto nel mondo. Il Centro...

One day, Nina Hansen Machotka and her husband chanced upon a ruined stone farmhouse in Umbria, in an isolated valley where time seemed to stand still. The crumbling walls and battered staircases whispered to them, and they answered the call.   The stories in "Umbria Outside My Window" recount their adventures of restoring the farmhouse and w...

    Imagine living steps from the Grand Canal in Venice, or a charming abode in the center of Umbria. It can happen. For centuries, people from all over the world have dreamed of residing in Italy. The reasons are endless, everyone has their own unique way of falling in love with this country, and if you too are a self-declared 'Ital...

By Kelly Schiro  The future where people can monitor the structural status of bridges, buildings and roads is coming to life through a collaborative research effort between professors at Iowa State and the University of Perugia in Italy. Using nanotechnology, the students and faculty working on the project are developing materials that s...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Spello is as valuable a book composed of many pages of which to browse quietly. Starting from the south (the area of "Borgo") climbing up to Porta dell'Arce (the "Belvedere"); you can visually cover the history of a place where you can breathe in the...

by Chiara Beghelli   For a great number of travellers the ideal vacation is not made up of extreme adventures or exhausting city-tours. Quite the contrary: for them, relaxation and distance from the chaos and the stress of the daily routine seems to be the preferred solution.   These travellers seek a secluded lifestyle similar to tha...

by Gaia Pianigiani   The seamstress gently fastened the ivory-colored silk-covered buttons of the lace corset. She took out the embroidered veil and laid it over the bride-to-be's long black hair. Girlfriends and family members watched in silence, their eyes glistening.   "If you have a dream and we can make it come true, we'll do our...

Italy is full of surprises. Take Foligno, a pre-Roman riverside town in Umbria, which is traditionally famous for its olive harvest and quaint farmhouses. This same town serves as the Italian headquarters of the Umbra Group, a global champion supplier of quality precision hardware used in the aerospace, industrial and biomedical industries. Founded...

Dawnette and Dale Michael of Plainwell, Michigan enjoyed the trip of a lifetime recently, as winners of the Baci Perugina Chocolate and Lavazza Coffee "Chocolate Lovers Dream Trip" to Italy.   The lucky winners joined almost a million other chocoholics at the annual Eurochocolate Festival, an annual festival hosted by the hilltop town of Per...