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Bomarzo is a town just over 42 miles northwest of Rome in the province of Viterbo that holds a surprise for the visitor willing to go against the grain of the average tourist. About 400 feet below the historic town center is a place here where creatures are gigantic, where mouths of monsters can swallow you alive, where a tilted house leans so far...

My introduction to Capanni Bells was from a sporty red Citroën. Fellow ag journalist Joel Reichenburg and I were winding our way down from the Apennine Mountains when we whizzed past the bell yard. Joel asked, “What was that?” “Bells,” I said. “Turn around. We’ve got to check this out.” And that’s how we met Paolo Capanni, the current owner of Capa...

L'intervista al talentuoso musicista Santi Scarcella, originario di Santa Teresa di Riva, cittadina della costa jonica messinese, nasce ascoltando un brano della sua Opera "Ciuriciurijazz", in cui racconta la storia di Mimmo figlio di emigranti siciliani che in America scopre le sue origini e decide di non fare più Jazz bensì CiuriciuriJazz. Santi...

The Apennine Mountains have been a place of passage for everyone from the Ancient Romans to Second World War soldiers. “Hiking in the Apennines is walking through living history,” says Veron McClure, founder of Italiaoutdoors. “The different ecozones and ancient routes offer a different perspective of Italy, a more authentic experience of history a...

Data from the Italian Statistical Yearbook 2018 outlines the dominance of cultural sites, monuments and museums in the central Italian regions of Lazio and Tuscany, especially in Rome and Florence. Just over 50 million people visited state museums, archaeological sites and monuments in 2017 across Italy. More than half of those were in the regions...

We all know that Milanese women possess an old school glamour that (rightfully) cements the city's place as one of the most stylish in the world. How often, though, do we give the Milanese nonnas (that's 'grandmothers' in Italian) credit for their chic looks? Luckily, Instagram account Sciuraglamis seeking to do just that. Founded by Angelo, a dent...

Today, we are featuring the gorgeous 1957 Fiat-Stanguellini 1200 Spider America, presented at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance in 2004, and at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2015. Detailed documents record the purchase of a Fiat 1100 TV (Turismo Veloce) by Nuccio Bertone in 1957. Bertone was an entrepreneur in Turin, and had taken over...

Maria Saveria Modaffari, Presidente Nazionale del Consorzio Universitario Unimorfe, raggiunge un importantissimo obiettivo : attivare con Gennaio il Programma " Overseas - Erasmus negli Usa ", grazie all' Accordo siglato nei giorni antecedenti alle festività natalizie con la "John Cabot University" , la maggiore università americana in Italia. La J...

The look on Michael Andretti’s face suggests dental surgery performed with forks and knives would be more pleasant than discussing his ill-fated Formula 1 season. IndyCar’s best driver, heading east in 1993 to test his mettle against F1’s titans, was shipped home early—three races shy of the finale—in embarrassing circumstances. A lone podium finis...

In 2018, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo celebrated half a century of DOC recognition. The beloved style of red from the center of Italy has long solidified its status as one of the country’s enduring viticultural touchstones. For good reason: Winemaking here traces its roots back to ancient times — a local tradition dating back to the Roman Empire. But de...

Nell’ambito delle attività di promozione del Sistema Paese, il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, in collaborazione con la piattaforma digitale “Zooppa.com”, ha lanciato il concorso “Vivere all’italiana… a modo tuo!”, rivolta a giovani creativi italiani e stranieri. I partecipanti al concorso sono invitati a realizza...

One of Italy's top art galleries has appealed to the German government for help in returning an artwork stolen by Nazi troops in 1943. The chief of the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, Eike Schmidt, released a video calling for the return of the painting, "Vase of Flowers," by 18th-century Dutch artist Jan van Huysum. Until the original is returned, a...