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Ciao from Rome in this strange August during coronavirus times to all the friends of We the Italians. Dear friends... once again: how are you? Are you taking care of yourselves and your families? Are you safe, and healthy? I hope you all are ok. We at We the Italians are fine, working and enjoying the Italian summer and the beautiful places our gor...

You can start your visit to the historical center, located in a panoramic position on two hills, from Porta Santa Croce, from the church of Santa Croce nearby and the picturesque small square that bears the same name. On the right, the church of Santa Chiara, built in the seventeenth century and renovated in 1702, overlooking the homonymous square....

This is an easy and creative recipe with seasonal fruit that could become your summer dish. Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese made from cow’s or buffalo’s milk. The outer shell is solid like mozzarella, while the inside contains stracciatella and cream, giving it an unusual, soft and delicious texture. Due to its center rich in cream, burrata is h...

Last spring, the Palazzo dei Pio in Carpi, in Emilia Romagna presented the new Pinacoteca di Carpi, the result of restoration and rearrangement work in the so-called Stanze del Vescovo (Bishop's Rooms), located in the building that connects the central Renaissance portion of the Palazzo with the 15th century Torrione degli Spagnoli. For this import...

Turquoise waters, jagged coasts, hidden bays, rocks sculpted by the wind, white-sand beaches set within natural pink granite: this is the “comp card” of the Sardinian coast from Porto Torres to Olbia.  Both are final destinations on an itinerary that winds its way between the Gulf of Asinara and the Costa Smeralda and that touches some of the best-...

Giulio Glorioso is one of the most famous Italian athletes of the 50s and 60s. He was an Italian baseball player born in Udine in the region Friuli Venezia Giulia in 1931 (he died in Rome in 2015), and became a baseball legend in Italy, where this sport so loved in the United States has never been as successful as football, volleyball and basketbal...

“My funeral will be really beautiful because there will be words, more words, praise, people will recognize me as a great actor, because Italy’s a very beautiful country, but here you get to be appreciated only when you’re dead.” This was the great Antonio Griffo Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno Porfirigenito Gagliardi De Curtis of Bisanzio, bette...

Murazzano DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) is the oldest and most delectable of the robiola cheeses from Piedmont, and is made using methods and tools that follow a now-established tradition.  The origins of the Tuma cheese from Langhe Cuneesi date back to antiquity and are interwoven with the roots of the history of the Municipality of Murazz...

What would happen if the most famous bottle in the world meets three creative minds? #DesignConnection, of course. Design Connection is a special project commissioned by Campari where its famous conical Campari Soda bottle has been reinterpreted in design objects by three young designers: Serena Confalonieri, Matteo Agati e Agustina Bottoni. Before...

The magnificent Villa d'Este in Tivoli is one of Italy's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Just a brief train ride from Rome, Villa d'Este was originally commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito II d’Este (Governor of Tivoli in 1550). The Cardinal, disappointed that he was not elected pontiff, wished to bring to Villa d’Este the luxury of the Ferrarese, Roman...

Each year, during the month of July, the lovely Perugia (the capital city of Umbria Region) usually houses the most important Italian Musical Jazz Festival. Well known in Italy but also abroad, the Umbria Jazz is proud of its considerable achievements and its exceptional fame gained during the time. This year, due to the impossibility of respecting...

Sometimes a magical moment appears and life gently taps us on the shoulder guiding us to something greater than ourselves. Such a revelation happened upon discovering the great dreams and ambitions of a trio of brave Italian men who came from Italy to America full of anticipation and a burning desire to share Italy’s great cultural patrimony.  Thes...