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Dear friends, 2023 has begun with lots of exciting and wonderful news! First, the new yearbook of We the Italians is available, with the 23 interviews (in Italian and English) published during 2022. You can find a preview and buy a copy here. In 2022 we interviewed 26 people, friends of We the Italians, who gave us 23 different points of view on 23...

Enjoying magical landscapes and secret destinations off the beaten track: that’s what awaits when you treat yourself to a winter trip to the Bergamo Orobie Alps. Let yourself be captivated by a corner of Italy that holds many surprises. Here are the unmissable destinations and what to do to fully enjoy the mountain experience while discovering the ...

In Italy, soups can be a light, elegant way to open an evening meal or large banquet. January is National Soup Month, and the perfect time to curl up with a cozy bowl of warming Italian broth. This month I’m sharing a recipe that’s lesser known outside of Italy, but perfect to enjoy while dreaming of a weekend in an elegant Italian ski chalet!  Man...

Italians' passion for bicycles has ancient roots. Everyone as a kid dreamed of having a bicycle at least until the 1990s, but even today millions of Italians have a bicycle and use it, some for work, some for sport and, of course, to dream of one day becoming a great champion. In the field of competitive cycling, few nations in the world have a lon...

One, None and a Hundred Thousand is another masterpiece from Luigi Pirandello, published in 1926. It has been considered as the most original of his books which explores the deepest layers of personality when the main character finds out that the people close to him see him differently than how he sees himself.  As a matter of fact, the novel unvei...

The grange (ancient barn) of Santa Maria del Preposito is the most important element of Summonte territory. It dates back to the tenth century and was sold in exchange to the abbey of Montevergine around 1174, from 1229 became the aggregation of the new Fontanelle farmhouse. The monastic structure has promoted the cultivation of chestnut, vine, oli...

The liquorice plant was most likely imported to Calabria by the Greeks around 700 BC. These places have the ideal microclimate and habitat that allowed the development of a different ecotype, as shown by the genetic mapping that allows its differentiation from liquorice coming from other sources.  To understand the origins and development of this a...

Raphael Sanzio, the son of the painter Giovanni di Sante di Pietro, can be considered an enfant prodige given that already at the age of seventeen he is referred to as a "magister" in the contract submitted to him for the creation of the altarpiece for the Baronci Chapel in the church of Sant'Agostino in Città di Castello, Umbria. Beginning in 1505...

Today we are telling you a all-Italian story in which we glimpsed all those elements that were imbued in the stories of our loved ones, our grandparents and all those people who with courage, spirit of innovation, imagination and trust set off towards new worlds to build new opportunities, taking their dreams and affections with them. This is a mod...

We The Italians and Carraro LAB have created a metaverse dedicated to the first Italian American Future Leaders event of last January 13/15, 2023 in Florida. The virtual environment was inspired by the physical location of the meeting, FLA LIVE ARENA in Fort Lauderdale. There are no space limitations in the metaverse, so we virtually occupied the e...

Charming, spectacular Aosta Valley is a region with a lot to offer its visitors. We’ll show you a route created ad hoc, that combines nature, sports and culture. A tour of the fantastic castles of the Aosta Valley. In addition to being well-known for its mountains, this region is also famous for its charming manors that are seemingly one and the sa...

The Botanical Garden of Palermo stands next to Villa Giulia, bordering the Kalsa district. In 1779, to accompany the newly founded Academy of Royal Studies, which had attached the chair of Botany and Materia medica, a small botanical garden had been created adjacent to the Porta di Carini, but having become insufficient for the needs of the chair,...