Trieste is famous for its cold, gale-force Bora wind, and indeed, all manner of creatures and people have blown through the seaside city in Italy’s far northeast, next to the Slovenian border. Dinosaurs and Neanderthals once roamed the limestone hills of the Karst region, and legend holds that Jason and the Argonauts sailed in with the Golden Fleec...

Trieste will be European Science Capital in 2020, the head of the Trieste International Foundation, Stefano Fantoni, announced Tuesday at a press conference with Friuli Governor Debora Serracchiani and Trieste Mayor Roberto Dipiazza. Trieste beat Dutch university cities Leiden - which will now be science capital in 2022 - and The Hague in the final...

The “Made in Italy” brand is among the most famous in the world. It represents excellence that is undoubtedly Italian, ranks high among well-known brands in the global market, and is positioned in the high-quality market segment. This year, as part of Montclair State University’s Business Italian course, we students explored the links between Made...

ELLIS ISLAND, SWING E IL SOGNO AMERICANO. Jack Calcagno – New York chiama Trieste. Uno spettacolo scritto e interpretato da Leo Zannier. Al pianoforte, il maestro Antonio “Tony” Kozina. Giovedì 25 maggio 2017, ore 7pm  presso il Carmine Street Theater di New York. Ingresso libero Un viaggio spensierato, musicale, comico e struggente insieme a Jack...

Has anyone ever traveled to Italy to go on a diet? Like every cartoon, the notion of the oft-romanticized country as the tourist’s pigging-out destination — it provided the “Eat” in Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” — has some basis in reality. Still, the evocation of Italy as one gluttonous infinity of pasta, prosciutto, gorgonzola, gel...

Hate to break it to you, but you aren't the only one who's noticed that flights to Italy are almost cheaper than flights across the US right now. Don't not go -- go! -- but understand that top dogs like Rome, Venice, and Florence will be even more zoo-like than in years past. Bucket list cities the lot of them, but Italy's unforgettable food, favor...

A dispetto del nome, di origine russa, e del cognome, di origine ungherese, Mitja Rabar è l'unico animatore italiano ai Walt Disney Animation Studios. "Nell'intera azienda ci sono un po' di italiani, nel settore dell'illuminazione c'è un altro ragazzo ma come animatore è vero sono l'unico" ci racconta da Los Angeles. Negli ultimi anni ha lavorato a...

I've done almost 160 interviews in this exciting adventure discovering wonderful people who have described us so many different aspects of how Italy and the United States perfectly match together. I am always happy and glad when I meet young Italians born in Italy who had their success in the United States. They are the proof that Italy needs more...

The American Studies Association of Italy (AISNA - Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) – that fosters exchange and debate in the fields of North American literature and language, history, politics, society, cinema - is in very good hands. In fact, Elisabetta Vezzosi, full professor of North American history at the University of Trieste (...

A little more than an hour outside of Venice, Italy harbors a secret gem of a culinary melting pot. Bordered by Slovenia and Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia is nestled in the northeastern corner of Italy and boasts some of the country’s finest gastronomic artisans. Lush landscapes, quaint villages, and snow-capped mountains provide the perfect backg...