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Ciao from Rome, my dear friends readers of We the Italians. Spring has come, the contagion is slowing down, the vaccination campaign is accelerating and Italy, at least from this point of view, is actually going in the right direction. We even reopened to American tourists, and about that, We the Italians is preparing a beautiful surprise for all o...

Approximately 31 miles from the Port of Cagliari and from Elmas Airport in southern Sardinia, is Villasimius, one of the most sought-out resort localities on the Mediterranean. It is rather well-known for its concentration of singular, golden-white beaches, transparent water, intense perfumes of the myrtle plant, of juniper and Scotch broom, and fo...

The Riviera Ligure Protected Designation of Origin (DOP) Extra Virgin Olive Oil production area extends across the entire territory of Liguria. Olive cultivation rises from the coastal area up to accessible heights. After the fall of the Roman Empire, olive growing continued alongside the cultivation of other crops. Liguria provided an ideal climat...

He has raised $188 million, Series F round, and his startup has become Silicon Valley's new unicorn. The second one created by Italians in less than three months. Sysdig has been valued at $1.19 billion. His name is Loris Degioanni, a degree from the Polytechnic of Turin, he started 15 years ago from Vinadio, in the province of Cuneo, and today his...

The Kantar BrandZ™ Most Valuable Italian Brands 2021 have a combined value of $114,586 million. Despite seismic shifts in consumer behavior, an 8.9 % drop in the country’s GDP and serious interruptions to supply chains, travel, retail, and hospitality, the Top 30 brands have managed not only to survive, but thrive. They have collectively risen in v...

Lost on the antiques market at the beginning of the 20th century, two magnificent 17th century bronze sculptures, which belonged to the Prince-Bishop of Trento, have returned to the museum collections of the Buonconsiglio Castle in the capital of Trentino Alto Adige. In order to show the two statues to the public, an exhibition was also prepared, e...

On June 11, the old continent will be united thanks to the European Football Championship, the event that every four years brings the greatest emotions to sports fans. After sixty years from the beginning of the tournament, for the first time it will not be one or two nations to host the Championship, but eleven different countries. An important s...

The first “horned saddles” or “buttera saddles” date back to the second half of the 16th century, during the period of Spanish influence, with the establishment of the State of the Garrisons in Tuscany, in 1557, at the behest of Federico II, King of Spain. The saddle had a very robust structure. It was constructed around a wooden frame made from fi...

Bevagna has preserved virtually intact its medieval urban structure, which for the most part follows the plan of the ancient Roman town. You can start visiting this Borgo from Piazza Silvestri, with its irregular structure that will show you how harmony can be created from an apparent chaos of styles, histories eras. This is one of the most magnifi...

Our previous articles have analysed the rising tide of applications for Italian citizenship by descent and the reasons that have driven such a surge in recent years. They have also examined the various paths to acquiring citizenship, the eligibility requirements and the documents needed to apply.  This article instead will focus on the benefits of...

Do you like both traditional tiramisù and lemon? This is the dessert for you, fresh and fragrant, especially in the summertime. Originally a recipe from Campania, where the lemon trees of Sorrento and Amalfi, with their intense citrus flavor, are the real cuisine stars.  Tiramisù is prepared with fresh mascarpone cheese (see homemade mascarpone), l...

Antique ivory and tortoiseshell coin cabinets, huge neoclassical mirrors and nineteenth-century vases from the Trapani tradition, Liberty pieces, trumeau, baccarat crystals, cavet de liqueur, English cabinets and jewels. Then he, the design.  This is Mercanteinfiera à la carte, the appointment of Fiere di Parma first announced, then postponed, susp...