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Gabicce mare is one of the most beautiful and appreciated by tourists: it is located in the Marche, right on the border with Emilia-Romagna and is ideal for relaxing holidays both alone and with children! So let’s find out how to spend your holidays in Gabicce Mare! Gabicce mare rises on the Baia degli Angeli, a small bay in the last coastal segmen...

Don’t get me wrong; I love being in Florence. As a volunteer archivist at one of Florence’s libraries, I am used to spending long weekends in this captivating city. Just walking around and drinking in the beauty of its architecture, art, and even shop windows have always given me great pleasure. But… deep down I’m a country girl also ready to escap...

In Italy, the tradition of enjoying wine and pampering the body and soul stretches back to the Etruscans and Ancient Romans. And so, it’s no surprise Italy is at the cutting edge of today’s wine and wellness movement. Exclusive wine-country resorts offer amenities like pools filled with healing thermal waters hailing from the mountains or undergrou...

Ernesto Nathan Rogers used to say that “the corpses of architecture remain unburied”. And this is what has happened to many residential projects in the Italian suburbs which, by offering the poorest members of society housing worthy of being called “home”, testify to a desire to redeem society from poverty and discrimination. As early as the time o...

The torsos of two statues of boxers, dating back to the iron age, have been discovered at the Mont’e Prama necropolis in Sardinia. The latest finds, sculpted in limestone by the Nuragic civilisation, add to several other statues of boxers, wrestlers and archers dug up at the site since the 1970s and which have become known as “the giants of Mont’e...

An international university of food: this is the new project of Emilia Romagna, launched by the President of the Region Stefano Bonaccini. "After having done so for the automotive sector, with the creation of Muner (Motorvehicle University of Emilia-Romagna), we will launch the University of food together with the four regional universities: Bologn...

Strolling into the Jewish Ghetto right here, within the Cannaregio part of this watery metropolis, you wouldn’t know that there are 5 ornate synagogues nestled behind the partitions of the nondescript tenements that date again to the Sixteenth century. The temples have been constructed on the highest flooring — based on Jewish legislation, synagogu...

San Marzano tomatoes are a deluxe variety native to Southern Italy. Since conquering the world and spreading their fame far beyond Italy, these tomatoes have become synonymous with thoughtful, gourmet cooking. They have proven so popular that the most widely-distributed plum tomato — the Roma — is actually a descendant of this aristocratic variety....

Alfa Romeo is a legend among car brands, celebrated by Italians as a cult product and driven by icons like Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman and Vittorio Gassman. And among these legendary cars, Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio stands out. Soccer star Mario Balotelli and Jeremy Clarkson are already fans, and online fan clubs have gathered thousands of fo...

Those who look for a vacation by the sea and in summertime just cannot renounce to the sensation of the sea on their skin, can find in Italy many locations to satisfy their desires. A region to be taken into consideration, for the magical combination of breathtaking landscapes and warm and comfortable climate, is certainly Campania. Campania, one o...

Mother’s Day is now celebrated in more than 50 countries worldwide and although not all countries celebrate on the same day, here in Italy we join with many other countries and celebrate our mothers on the second Sunday in May. But this year, in our tiny mountain village, Serrastretta, in Calabria, the “toe” of the Italian “boot,” Mother’s Day hold...

Habakkuk Baldonado, a star defensive lineman from the University of Pittsburgh (PITT), is projected to go pro in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Thing is, Baldonado didn’t learn to play ball on Pennsylvania’s high school circuit, he took up the game in his hometown — Rome, Italy — on an American football team. Yes, Italians play “our” versio...