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By Valerio Viale Often, even among the most indefatigable travelers, everyone is happy to go back to the place they call home. Do you disagree with me? Please watch again E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial!   At the same time, there are also people, who feel like the boundaries of their own country are too small. Their bottomless curiosity pushes t...

When the Arab art of papermaking by hand came to the Italian peninsula in the 13th century, the city of Fabriano was well-positioned to become the heart of the artisan craft.   Published by the Library of Congress in association with Oak Knoll Press, "Fabriano: City of Medieval and Renaissance Papermaking" by Sylvia Rodgers Albro describes t...

The travel industry was turned upside down (as were most industries) with the rise of the Internet, as more and more travelers started seeking all their information online, giving birth to the so-called "do-it-yourself traveler." This new dynamic seemed to be the fatal blow for travel agencies, but things turned out differently than expected. &nbs...

By Niccolò Graffio "My candle burns at both ends;It will not last the night;But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends-It gives a lovely light!"—Edna St. Vincent Millay: First Fig, (1920) My clearest memories growing up of my father was of him being a workaholic. He had spent the first 17 years of his life living in Italy helping his mother and older br...

People struggling to find their place in the world often search for answers in a psychiatrist's office, in love affairs, religion, illegal drugs, gambling, social activism, academia, work and vicariously, through their children.   Joseph Di Prisco visited all those places, and then, coming up short, found himself by writing a memoir.  ...

With food and wine activities becoming more and more popular among travelers, Select Italy (http://selectitaly.com), the web-based boutique travel company, presents its portfolio of food, wine, and cooking classes, showcasing its new services for 2015.   According to a research study by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA), 30% of Americ...

di Marta Casadei   Promuovere l'arredamento made in Italy nel Nord America supportando su scala internazionale le aziende che lavorano in questo comparto. Il portale I Maestri, una vetrina su nomi più o meno noti del design nostrano è nato proprio con questo intento, complice la Rete.   A fondarlo è stato un manager italiano con una p...

by Paul Whitington   At some point in the early 1990s, or so it seems to me, Al Pacino stopped acting in the sense of disappearing into different characters and began presenting us with various, amplified versions of himself.   Which is not to say that he hasn't given some fine and entertaining performances over the last 20 years or s...

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation and La Fondazione NY are pleased to announce the 2015 ISSNAF – La Fondazione NY Award for the Humanities. The award acknowledges the research of young Italian scholars in North America whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative and honors their country of origin....

On February 21, 1947, Lidia Giuliana Matticchio was born in Pola, Italy. A few days before her birth, the Paris Peace Treaty handed the Italian city over to Yugoslavia. In 1956, the family sought refuge and moved to Trieste where they lived in a refugee camp. When she was 12-years-old, Lidia and her family immigrated to North Bergen, New Jersey. &...

Dopo l'ottima performance registrata nel 2012, continua anche nel primo trimestre 2013 il trend di crescita delle nostre esportazioni di materiali lapidei e relative tecnologie sul mercato statunitense. Secondo i dati elaborati dal centro studi CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE nel 2012 le esportazioni complessive di prodotti lap...

For 2013, Maserati reported a 148% increase in shipments to 15,400 vehicles, mainly attributed to the success of the new Quattroporte and Ghibli models launched during the year. For the Quattroporte, which was released in March, shipments totaled 7,800 units.   For the Ghibli, a total of 2,900 units were shipped between launch in October and...