The city of Bologna in Emilia-Romagna is to be the latest location for the new United Nations University dedicated to using big data and artificial intelligence to manage changes in the human habitat, officials said Wednesday. Emilia-Romagna Governor Stefano Bonaccini said the Emilian capital would house the 12th branch of the university to open ar...

The Ca' Brigida Oasis is located in the Marecchia Valley, at Il Doccio, in the municipality of Verucchio. It covers about 16-17 hectares in mainly hilly environments, which include woods, cultivated areas, a farmhouse with an adjoining park, springs and traces of ancient settlements, belonging to Verucchio's Villanovan civilization. Inside the Oasi...

Ever dreamed of owning your own secret citadel in a beautiful region of Italy, wandering along its fortified walls like a monarch surveying their kingdom? For less than the price of a townhouse in central London or an attic apartment in Rome's historic center -- that dream can now come true. The medieval castle and hamlet of Serravalle, half-way be...

Italy is a country famous for its diverse culinary traditions, where each region has given the world a famous dish and each house has a different recipe to prepare it. Foods from Northern Italy are more fat and dairy-laden, thanks to neighboring borders and former colonial occupations (via Zicasso). Southern Italy on the other hand, flanked by the...

The 33rd edition of the Italian newspaper il Sole 24 Ore's Quality of Life survey crowns Bologna. For the fifth time, the capital of Emilia-Romagna takes the victory, but Bolzano and Florence are also on the podium. Bologna had also won in 2000, 2004, 2011 and 2020. Florence climbs eight positions from last year, while Milan is in eighth place. Rom...

The streets of Modena, Italy provided the perfect backdrop for Maserati to unveil the livery for its first all-electric race car that will compete in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Finished in Maserati’s traditional blue, the Tipo Folgore Gen3 is set to race in Season 9 of the EV open-wheel racing series with Edoardo Mortara and Maximili...

San Francisco Comites presents: Celebrating Italian Traditions and Innovation in the Bay Area & The 10th Anniversary of Museo Italo Americano’s Italian Christmas Market. Museo Italo Americano, 2 Marina Blvd -Fort Mason - Building C, San Francisco, CA. Sunday, December 4th. 12-1.30pm. A panel discussion followed by a TASTING of Italian wines and che...

Food in Parma is all about our unique products – parmesan cheese, Parma ham – and the way we prepare them, as antipasti or as fillings for pasta. The best quality is found at the traditional salumerie and cheese shops on Piazza Ghiaia. Cibivari, half a mile away on Strada XXII Luglio, is a bakery and deli recently opened by the dynamic Roberta Boni...

Autumn is the ideal month to make excursions to discover the beauty of Italy along ancient paths such as the way of the gods that connects the cities of Bologna and Florence and like many others throughout the peninsula. This suggestive path winds through the‘Appennino , and unites these two important Italian realities. Here you can find out in det...

This year, the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World (14-20 Nov.) is dedicated to “Conviviality, Sustainability, and Innovation: the ingredients of Italian cuisine for the health of people and the preservation of the planet.” The two Consortia for the protection of Prosciutto di Parma PDO and Mozzarella di Bufala Campana PDO, two symbols of Ital...