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Anghiari is a splendid Borgo overlooking the Valtiberina, the green valley of the upper Tiber River. In the middle ages, it was a very important fortified Borgo, with its strong 13th century walls and its strategic position. In the valley below, the famous Anghiari battle took place in 1440: the Florentines here defeated the Milaneses and the famou...

During 2018 in Brescia there was a very interesting revival of museum proposals. After nine long years of closure, the Tosio Martinengo Museum has been reopened: this is Brescia’s civic museum that has undergone a careful restoration of the Palazzo Martinengo da Barco, in order to make functional the use of the beautiful collection of municipal art...

This delicious salad celebrates Italy with its aroma and flavor. It is a perfect vegetarian dish that you can easily take to work or on a picnic. Lentils have a marvelous nutritional profile: whilst 30% of its energy comes from protein, the remainder is primarily a high-quality resistant starch, a carbohydrate which passes the length of the gastroi...

What do design and philosophy have in common? Nothing? Or everything? Behind every design process there is a philosophical quest and every philosophical approach has a precise design. No-one knows this better than Andrea Anastasio, who’s philosopher and designer identities are interwoven.

Fine, white sand, breathtaking panoramas, waters that range from hues of azure to turquoise, and one of the most beautiful seascapes of the entire Mediterranean: welcome to Stintino, renowned touristic destination on Sardinia’s northwestern extremity, in the Province of Sassari.

On January 1, 1945, a day of celebration despite the breakdowns of the war, in the stadium of Florence (Toscana) two teams of American soldiers, the 5th Army and the 12th Air Force, face each other in the first and only edition of Spaghetti Bowl. The correspondent of the Armed Forces newspaper, the Sunday edition of Star&Stripes Magazine, tells us...

Este can be considered one of the most famous pottery towns. Este pottery has been present throughout the centuries, from prehistoric times down to the present day. Like all ancient peoples, the first inhabitants on the banks of the Athesis (the River Adige, which once passed through Este) certainly used clay and created the first rudimentary objec...

Parole O_Stili is a non-profit association, founded in Trieste in July 2017 that seeks to build a sense of awareness and responsibility in Internet users, encouraging them to share and maintain the values expressed in the “Manifesto of Non-Hostile Communication”. Parole O_Stili speaks to those who realize that “virtual is real”, and that hostility...

The celebration, initially proposed as "Grape Day", then as "National Grape Festival" by Mussolini himself, introduced in 1930, is fixed on September 28 of each year. In Riccia, in the province of Campobasso, Molise, the festival has been active since 1932. In 1938 the chosen day coincided with the celebration of the local religious feast of Our La...

Villa Melzi, located on the eastern shore of Lake Como, was built between 1808 and 1810, in a sober and elegant neoclassical style, designed by the architect Giocondo Albertolli at the request of the Duke of Lodi Francesco Melzi d'Eril, then vice-president of the First Italian Republic and later Grand Chancellor of the Kingdom of Italy, as well as...

Summer is about to end, so I thought: “What about some sun to celebrate this beautiful and sunny season?” - Also, as a hope to see it for a little while longer! So, that’s it. This month is all about the sole! Italy has always had a very strong and particular relationship with the sun due to its sunny weather that influences its people and atmosphe...

The story of Salvatore Ferragamo and the eponymous fashion empire this son of Italy’s south built in the first decades of the 20th century shows you where sheer will can take you. In Salvatore’s case, and that of the close-knit clan that has since followed in his footsteps, talent and vision, energy and hard work, and a relentless drive for excelle...