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The beach that surrounds Atrani is the wonderful scenery that surrounds the Borgo that, with its tiny houses built on top one of the other, looks like a nativity scene, especially at night with the glimmering lights. In daytime, the tiny streets seem to disappear behind the houses only to reappear suddenly, widening into a small square, where the l...

In our previous articles we explored the application processes and the costs associated with applying for Italian citizenship by descent and by marriage. Drawing from those, this article will provide you with information regarding the documents needed to apply for both processes. However, before we dig deeper into the required documents, we will ou...

Orvieto is town set up high on a hillside made of tufo in the landlocked region of Umbria in central Italy.  The wines of the Orvieto DOC span both Umbria and the northern part of the Lazio region.  The vineyards are influenced by nearby Lake Corbara and Lake Bolsena as well as the Paglia and Tevere Rivers.  This area was once covered by an ancient...

Ballet is an art that requires body, brain and spirit. A discipline in which working hard every single day with constancy and sacrifice is fundamental, in order to be graceful and fly on stage. Study, daily training and solid roots. These are all essential characteristics to have no hesitation on the scene and let yourself go, without weight. This...

The work I conducted had as its goal the construction of the processes that led to the evolution of some Italian American organizations from the late 1880s to the present. A preliminary study of the published bibliography was followed by a specific integrated study of the American territory. At the procedural level, every moment was seized, every n...

Since last year the world hasn’t been the same. The pandemic has changed our lives and has put public health at the centre of many individual and collective choices. We have learnt how health may affect many aspects of our life: work, social cohesion and economy. Many countries have paid the price for the mistake of having cut the health expenditur...

Risotto with beer, mortadella and pistachios … if you’re looking for something a little different to eat – delicious and not too difficult – then you might want to try this special recipe.  This is a nutritious and tasty first course that juxtaposes the slightly sweet and rich flavor of mortadella with subtle acidity of Cocoon beer, produced locall...

With their skill they have enchanted a Sardinian, the Alghero designer Antonio Marras, who for his showroom in Milan in Via Cola di Rienzo, wanted a scenic fountain 15 meters long and 4 meters high, with 100 goldfish and sentinel statues, totemic figures inspired by the Sardinian territory. The materials? Strictly ferrous, but thanks to skilled han...

They may be memoirs, essays or fantasy novels: books are always a medicine for the soul, a magic and a distraction. What’s more, they allow us to travel, taking us with them to familiar places and places we don’t know yet. To enjoy a journey through known and lesser known destinations in Italy, we have selected these twelve books, to let you travel...

On June 24th the feast of San Giovanni is, more than a relic, like an Italian monument from an age before history, which the tooth of time has eroded but not destroyed. Together with Christmas and the Nativity of Mary, the feast of San Giovanni is the only Christian feast that do not celebrate the death, but the birth of a saint. Both Christmas and...

Today I am going to talk about a slightly different Italian language: the Italian Sign Language or LIS (lingua dei segni italiana). Why? Well, because it is an Italian language and last May the Italian Republic finally recognized the Italian Sign Language through a decree and declared its commitment to its promotion. Not only that, but it also reco...

Located in the territory of Vastogirardi (Isernia), the Montedimezzo Reserve, the one in Collemeluccio and that of Pescolanciano, constitute a “Biosphere Reserve”, part of the UNESCO program called “Man and Biosphere” (MaB); its main purpose is to study the relationships between man and nature, in order to develop sustainable development techniques...