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Ay, Jing-a-di-jing hee haw hee haw: it's Dominick the Donkey! What does Dominik the Donkey have to do with the Italian language? Nothing you would say. But “è qui che casca l’asino!” - the donkey falls here. Wait, what does that mean? Well, my friend that’s what explaining to you today.  Apparently, donkeys are a very popular animal when talking ab...

The region of Basilicata is located in southern Italy surrounded by the regions of Puglia to the east, Campania to the north and Calabria to the south. It touches both the Gulf of Taranto as part of the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea. It’s one of the mountainous, if not the most mountainous region in southern Italy with Monte Vulture being a geo...

With its glamour, energy, innovation and style, the 2018 Milan Fashion Week ended on February 26th, leaving its audience with curiosity and excitement for what Fall and Winter fashion will bring. Every year Milan welcomes more than 170 fashion shows during this important week, gathering passionate professionals and spectators to see the Made in Ita...

Established in Rome, Saint Camillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences (UniCamillus) is a University which represents a unique opportunity for those Americans who want to get to know an important part of Italy and to rediscover their distant origins. UniCamillus obtained full recognition from the Italian Ministry of Education,...

Ciao from Rome, Let's celebrate!! This is the 100th issue of our magazine. I can't believe it! It seems yesterday, and yet it was October 2013, when we had the idea of having articles written for us, in English, regarding some Italian excellences. There was no flipping book magazine back then, the articles were published in a brand new section of o...

Among the many attractions of perhaps the world’s most beloved Italian region, Tuscany, the Carnival of Viareggio deserves a place of honor: it is one of the most important and appreciated carnivals internationally, one in which thousands of people – tourists and Italians alike – participate every year.

Octopus and fennel salad is a typical Mediterranean dish, rich in flavor and nutrients. It can be either a delicious starter or a light lunch – in the latter case the portion should be larger. This salad is not only just beautiful and tasty, but it is also delightfully healthy. Octopus is a low-calorie and lean seafood, rich in protein, minerals (i...

The traditional activity of the hat district is concentrated around the Marche region and more specifically in the towns of Montappone and Massa Fermana.It began in 1300 when hats were used exclusively for farming activities. Grain harvesting produced straw, which was then braided to be used as a raw material for making “straw hats”.

"Finally we saw the lovely beach of Tremezzina, whose charming valleys enjoy the same climate as Rome. Those who live in Milan and suffer the cold, in fact, come here to spend the winter; there are more and more buildings on the green hills which are reflected in the lake. They can’t be called “Palaces”, but it is not enough to define them as just...

A series of mysteries animate the life of Venice in the recent months. The first is rooted in the myth of Venice's history: it is the third column of Piazzetta di San Marco.

The hazelnut, widely found in all temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, was one of the first fruit trees to be used and cultivated by humans, providing an important source of energy for early nomadic populations. Research carried out in past years has shown that the hazelnut was already present in the historical cultivation areas of Piedmon...

General elections are approaching, and Italians must choose. But choose who? Here’s a short bio for every wannabe Presidente del Consiglio on the battlefield*, written by a very evil analyst.