NEWS FROM : ITALY  

During a trip to the Valle d'Aosta, one encounters suggestive and picturesque cultures and craftsmen, whose roots are so deep that they resist today's fashions and trends. From the slippers of Gressoney to the precious lace of Cogne, passing through the clogs of Ayas that recall the shoes of Van Gogh's peasants and potato eaters, everything has an...

Ischia and Procida are two beautiful islands in the Gulf of Naples. Along with Capri, they are the flagship of Campania. Where are Capri, Ischia and Procida located? On the map, they are among the five major islands of the Campania archipelago (together with Vivara and Nisida) and trace an ideal extension of Pozzuoli and Sorrento. Ischia and Procid...

Ten artists, two countries and one evocative theme: it all adds up to an extraordinary art exhibit that will go on display this September in Perugia, Italy. Known as the Migration Project, the international exhibition brings together a mix of exceptional talent, hard work and artistic vision. The exhibit showcases ten artists from Italy and the US...

Food has become the main wealth of Italy for a value of 575 billion euros in 2021, up +7% compared to 2020 despite the difficulties related to the pandemic. This is what emerges from the analysis of Coldiretti – the association of Italian farmers – released on the occasion of Cibus 2022. Overall, the Italian food & beverage is now worth almost a qu...

It was a weekend of smiles, emotions and memories last weekend in Tollo, Italy for Laura Lasorda, daughter of Tommy and Jo Lasorda. Accompanied with an entourage of friends and family, Laura Lasorda visited Tollo tracing the ancestral roots of her grandfather Sabatino Lasorda, who left this small town known for its fine Abruzzese cuisine and wine i...

Not just a tourist attraction, but an opportunity to revitalize the entire Brembana Valley (in Lombardia) after the difficult years of the pandemic: the world's longest discontinuous footbridge with no lateral ties was inaugurated in Dossena (Bergamo), suspended 120 meters above ground to offer breathtaking views of the Orobic Pre-Alps landscapes,...

With masking and vaccination requirements largely dropped in Italy and summer approaching, crowds of travelers have begun to return to Rome’s Centro Storico — the area most dependent on tourism and the hardest hit by the pandemic — according to hoteliers and others working near Rome’s iconic spots. “Trevi Square and the whole center of Rome is full...

First things first: gelato is good for you - don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. How so? Gelato provides the body with all the nutrients it needs: carbohydrates, proteins and fats, especially when you go for a cream- and milk-based flavor (the so-called creme), as well as vitamins and mineral salts, particularly abundant in fruit flavors.  Gelato...

Milan is one of the world fashion's capital. But the city is not only a shopping hotspot. Milan also boosts an unbeatable night life, plenty of cultural events and inviting traditional restaurants. The Milanese live in a city where modernity and tradition come together to create an interesting reality, probably the most European city in Italy. We s...

Puglia is a land that will amaze you with its beauty and leave you breathless. It is the easternmost region in Italy and even the one with the most kilometers of coastline, almost 800, where you can visit museums, beaches, art galleries, churches, caves, natural sites, and much more. There are too many beautiful things to do in Apulia not to come h...

On 13 May 1897, Guglielmo Marconi sent the world's first radio message across open water, and he did it while visiting a seaside resort in Somerset. Marconi came to Weston-super-Mare looking to experiment with what he called "telegraphy without wires" - known to us now as radio. He was initially interested in contacting ships, but his work led to a...

Anciently at the center of the world, Sicily has always been a rich land, inhabited and embellished by dynasties and peoples that have left traditions and cultures, as well as unique products and tastes. Not only dishes and culinary specialties, but also a precious enological culture. Sicily is, today, the region of Italy which produces the most am...