Museo Italo Americano - 2 Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco, CA - Sunday 04/22/2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Stefania Belli of La Lingua La Vita, Italian Language and Cultural School in Todi (Umbria), which has been running since 1988, will present a lecture on “ITALIA: dove il cibo è un’arte! Throughout the history of Italy, from ancient Rome to...

Along the ridge of the Monte Subasio massif, there are some isolated peaks, the most important of which are, from north to south, Monte Subasio (1290 m), Monte Civitelle (1280 m) and La Sermolla (1191 m). In addition, the north-western end of the hill is San Rufino (1110 m) and the south-eastern end of the hill is Madonna della Spella (978 m); furt...

You might imagine an Italian Easter revolves around going to mass, exchanging chocolate eggs and sitting down to roast lamb. But there's more to it than that. In towns and cities across the country, Easter celebrations involve quirky traditions of sometimes mysterious origins. Here are some of the strangest, which you should definitely try to check...

Umbria seems like a study in contrasts. It’s wedged between Rome and Tuscany, so plenty of travelers pass through it, yet it manages to not feel overly touristy. It has divinely decorated cathedrals, as well as vast tracts of woods—including an enchanted forest that locals say is inhabited by fairies (a sign asks you to seek the woodland creatures’...

Following the traces of the Italian emigration to the US, we discovered that many fellow Italians went to Lackawanna County, in Pennsylvania. The Keystone State is home to more than 1,5 million Italian Americans, according to the 2010 census bureau: the 12,2% of the entire population of the State.  Starting today, March 12, a new book will be avail...

Are there still parts of Italy that are undiscovered country for Irish tourists? Many Irish people will at some point have seen a friend married in Italy, probably in Tuscany. Most of us have at least once stumbled around Rome in the baking heat, with frequent stops for gelato and suppli. Italian hills are as familiar in winter for ski and snow bre...

Domenica 18 febbraio 2018, in occasione del Gladiatori Day a Castel Giorgio (TR) presso lo stadio “Vince Lombardi” e il MUFA - Museo del Football Americano, verrà presentato il libro di Fausto Batella "GLADIATORI ROMA 1973 – 2013. 40 anni di football americano". Un volume di grande formato (cm. 21 x 29,7) di oltre 200 pagine e più di 150 illustrazi...

Italian olive oil maker Farchioni is investing in bio-dynamic, unfiltered olive oil to seize a larger share in its strategic US market, the company’s export manager said. We believe a lot in organic. We have a bio-dynamic organic farm, said Marco Farchioni, a member of the known olive oil making family from the Umbria region, in this interview with...

Let us transport you to a romantic evening in enchanting Umbria! Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Cost: $50 ICCC members | $55 non-members. Registration deadline is February 7, 2018. Reserve today - Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7. Want more information? Click here. Join us for a hands-on cooking class with special guest Letizia Mattiacc...

Orvieto is a town in the region of Umbria, which is centrally located in Italy. It's almost halfway between Rome and Florence. The most popular wine of the Umbrian region is Orvieto, which is named after the beautiful hillside medieval town. Like Tuscany with its Chianti and Chianti Classico, Orvieto also has Orvieto and Orvieto Classico, which com...