We had the honor of attending to the Conference of Italian Consuls in the World, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. There we were able to see and greet the Consuls General in New York (Francesco Genuardi), Chicago (Giuseppe Finocchiaro), San Francisco (Lorenzo Ortona) and Los Angeles (Antonio Verde), and meet the new ones we had not yet had t...

Tucked away in the beautiful Rione Monti, in Rome, in the quaint church of San Pietro in Vincoli, there is one of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art, Michelangelo's Moses, an example of superb craftsmanship and incomparable beauty.

The Rose Garden of Rome is located on the slopes of the Aventine Hill, and from there you can enjoy a raised view of the Circus Maximus and the Palatine Hill.

Hop in the car, drive the countryside roads, enjoy the fall colors and stop at one of these charming villages for a dive into the past and a taste of delicious seasonal products. Rango, Trentino In the northern mountainous region of Trentino, Rango is part of Italy’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’ network, having maintained its ancient fortified structu...

In the late 19th century, a banker named Edoardo Cahen purchased the castle of Torre Alfina and the surrounding forests. It’s rumored that his family obtained titles (marquis) and royal support for having supported King Victor Emmanuel II during the key period of the Italian Risorgimento. Cahen spent significant sums on restructuring the castle, wh...

November 7 - December 14, 2018. Hours: Mon - Fri from 10am to 5:30pm. Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 7th, 6 - 9pm. Paintings of modern Rome by New York artist Pamela Talese will be featured in an exhibition opening November 7th at Robert Simon Fine Art at 22 East 80th Street, NY. The group of small-scale oils reflects the painter’s multi-year...

Saturday, November 17, 6:30 PM. Boston Jewish Film - 1001 Watertown Street, 2nd Floor - West Newton, MA 02465. MFA Remis Auditorium. Director: Valerio Ciriaci. Country: Italy. Language: Italian. Running Time: 31 min. Type of Film: Documentary. An intoxicating short documentary, chronicling a day in the life of Rome’s Jewish community. Roman Jews ha...

Between the end of the 1700s and the beginning of the 1800s, cafés were a place for intellectuals, middle class, aristocrats and the penniless to mingle. Regardless of their status, everyone came in looking for something to eat or drink, a shelter from the cold, or – in the case of artists and writers – a place where ideas could be exchanged and in...

A visit to Viterbo’s San Pellegrino district is like a trip back in time: you might feel just like the characters in “Nothing Left to Do but Cry”, catapulted from the end of the 20th to the end of the 15th century. Walking along the narrow alleys between San Pellegrino’s houses, you might think the Middle Ages never ended. Once known as Borgolungo,...

L’Italia è ricca di borghi, castelli, chiese e musei da visitare. Il nostro paese detiene anche il primato per numero di siti tutelati dall’Unesco. Su un totale di 1.031, infatti, l’Italia ne vanta ben 51. Tuttavia, oltre ai luoghi di maggior fama, lungo la Penisola è possibile imbattersi in posti che, o perché abbandonati o perché poco frequentati...