With this quote, the famous philosopher Kierkegaard wants us to think about how important walking is in our everyday life. Also, it is the perfect solution for difficult times: this is the best way to escape your routine. So, wheter you just need some time for yourself or you need to care about your mental and phisical health, walking is what you n...

They say that all roads to lead to Rome. And, as it turns out, one of the best roads is also close to Rome. I’m talking about the Via Emilia, the extraordinary ancient route that ran in almost a straight line from the coast to northern Italy, from modern-day Rimini to Piacenza. Not only did countless travellers walk along its gravel path, but they...

In 2015 I made a small contribution to a crazy, unprecedented and wonderful feat. A group of visionaries managed to bring the great actor Tony Lo Bianco to Rome, where in a historic evening at the Sala Umberto he staged his show "The Little Flower," the story of Fiorello La Guardia, the most beloved mayor by his citizens in the history of New York....

FICO Eataly World renews itself in view of the reopening scheduled for next spring. It does so with a three-year strategic plan, based on a strong pact between investors, management companies and operators, endowed with fresh capital of 5 million euros. All this will be accompanied by new governance, starting with Stefano Cigarini as the Italian fo...

A 96-year-old retired American soldier has managed to make contact with the three Italian children from a photograph taken during world war two, 76 years after they posed with him in the Bologna area of northern Italy. The search began when Martin Adler asked his daughter Rachelle to try and track down the three children from the picture, taken in...

To learn about a country, simply open a history book. To understand a nation, begin by closing the book and looking to the streets—because the ultimate expression of a place and its people lies in anything with an engine and a steering wheel. In America, for example, look no further than that most American of automotive creations, the Muscle Car. T...

To protect and enhance Bolognese cuisine in the world as a unique heritage, for the contents it expresses directly, for the close relationships it presents with the history of the territory, with the social, cultural and entrepreneurial fabric and for the value of the agri-food sector on which it is regge, the Metropolitan City of Bologna launches...

A former member of the Chicago Bulls from the early 2010’s, 34-year-old shooting guard/wing Marco Belinelli, is headed to play overseas in his home country starting next season. The now former San Antonio Spurs veteran role player and sharpshooter likely could’ve continued his NBA career through this offseason, but he elected to take his talents ba...

ONE OF THE BEST WAYS to admire Bologna is by looking up. Visitors will find towers hidden between palaces, amazing architectural designs, and faces.  Palazzo Salina Amorini Bolognini in Piazza Santo Stefano is an exquisite example of Bolognese Renaissance taste. The first stone was set in 1517, but for different reasons, edification was interrupted...

Giosuè Carducci (1835-1907) was born in Val di Castello, a small town near Pisa. Son of a republican country doctor, Carducci spent his childhood in the wild Maremma region of southern Tuscany. He was early attracted to the Greek and Roman authors. He conscientiously studied the Italian classics as Dante, Tasso, and Alfieri.  At the age of twenty h...