NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Mario Martone’s Cannes competition title Nostalgia has been selected to represent Italy in the Best International Feature Film category at the Oscars. Based on the book of the same name by Ermanno Rea and written by Martone with Ippolita Di Maio, the film follows Felice Lasco, played by Pierfrancesco Favino, who, after living 40 years abroad, retur...

Italy overcame Poland and won 'yet another European gold medal. This is the 6th gold won by the Italian national teams in all six youth European Championships played from July to date: an incredible result, certifying the quality of the great Azzurro volleyball movement. If we add to these successes those centered by men's Italvolley and women's It...

The Italian elections also renewed the delegation that will represent the Italian community living in the United States in the next legislature. For the Italian Senate of the Republic, the winner is Francesca La Marca, a former deputy in the previous two legislatures, candidate for the Partito Democratico. For the Italian House of Deputies the winn...

An entire week of events to end the summer in the alpine pastures in the best possible way: Predazzo and the entire Val di Fiemme are preparing to fully experience the excitement of the Festival del Gusto that will accompany towards the pomp and circumstance parade that on Sunday, October 2, will feature cows decked out in festive decorations in th...

It’s 7:30 on a Sunday night and Luke and I are the first customers to arrive at Perilli Arrosticini: a family-run restaurant famous for its lamb skewers. The staff are still in their pre-shift meeting, but one of the cooks waves us in, yelling “Benvenuto! Buonasera! Buon appetito!” He smiles as he takes his place behind a long charcoal grill—fannin...

We have a lot to thank the Italians for. They've given us some of the most iconic foods of all time: marinara sauce, pizza, and, of course, pesto. Pesto is not one of those eating experiences you're likely to forget. It is an aromatic, flavor-packed sauce of basil, nuts, oil, and cheese. The region of Liguria in northwest Italy is the epicenter of...

Peposo is a typical dish of Tuscany, a region rich in artistic and natural treasures, but also in unique products, and genuine and tasty cuisine. Thanks to the fertility of the territory, the culture, and gastronomic traditions, this land is teeming with recipes that for centuries have become a real birthright of the Bel Paese. With the authentic f...

Milan might be known as Italy’s fashion capital, but explore beyond its bevy of designer shops—and it's also one of Europe’s most under-the-radar romantic cities. Whether you and your partner prefer strolling ancient cobbled streets or an aperitivo on the town, read on for the best spots to sip, stay and play on the ultimate couple’s getaway weeken...

The wine list of Tenuta Capofaro, one of the five Estates of the Tasca d’Almerita family is the most innovative “Wine List of the World” 2022 according to the magazine “The World of Fine Wine”, which awards the map with an unusual selection of wines or a particular personality that shapes them, after a rigorous selection made by an international ju...

Capri is a stunning, rocky island in the Bay of Naples surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.  It sits just off the Sorrentine Peninsula, easily reached by ferry from both Sorrento and Naples. Taking a day trip to Capri is the perfect idea if you’re looking to soak in amazing views, discover unique sights, and maybe even do...

My family of five recently traveled internationally for the first time together. Many of our friends called us brave when we said we were going to Italy with three toddlers, ages 4, 2, and 2, for two weeks. While the comments were meant to encourage us in our travels, they did the opposite for me, and I wondered if we were setting our kids up for f...

Considering Italy is the world’s largest producer of wine, a visit to a few Italian vineyards is a must for anyone taking a trip to the European nation. Spread all across the country, from the Langhe region in the north to Maremma on the Tuscan coast, from the Val d’Orcia’s rolling hills to the islands of Sicily and Sardinia, this journey around It...