2023 WBC Team Italy and San Diego Padres catcher Brett Sullivan, renowned pitching coach Felice Phil Cundari and Toronto Blue Jays Advance Scout Anthony Lucchese are among the special guests appearing at CON-X-2024, the Italian Baseball and Softball Convention. It is a trio of new faces make their CON-X 2024 debut for the National Technical Committ...

I’m not a fan of fast cars but the new Ferrari movie, released on Christmas Day 2023, had my heart racing. This new biopic by director/producer Michael Mann tells the story of Enzo Ferrari, a legend in motor racing and the manufacturing of luxury cars. His life wasn’t an easy ride, however, because his passions were split between three lovers: his...

It’s the stuff of an Instagrammer’s dream–and yet it hasn’t become a touristic nightmare. In the colorful Emilia-Romagnan municipality of Dozza, rather, photographable street art has brought a new wave of life and spared the town the depopulation faced by many its neighbors. Amidst expanses of vineyards 35 kilometers east of Bologna, Dozza’s first...

Bobbio is a charming small town located in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, within the province of Piacenza. Nestled in the valley of the Trebbia River, it is about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southwest of the provincial capital. The town rose at a lively crossroads of history and cultures, at the very intersection of regions like Liguria, Lombardy...

Chef Massimo Bottura will be the protagonist of two episodes - those of January 5 and 12 - of the American television series Dream of Italy. The program-which boasts more than sixty million viewers-is to dedicate the two episodes in question to the city of Modena and more generally to the Food Valley of Emilia Romagna: Massimo Bottura, in this cont...

Verona or Bologna, two enchanting cities nestled in northern Italy, offer a delightful blend of history, culture, and gastronomy. Verona, famous for its iconic Romeo and Juliet balcony, captivates visitors with its ancient Roman ruins and charming medieval streets. Meanwhile, Bologna, renowned for its gastronomic delights, seduces travelers with it...

Italy is a much-loved travel destination for many British holidaymakers - from the historical vibrance of Rome to the breathtaking beauty of Lake Como, the marvellous Mediterranean country has something for everyone. It remains one of the most popular countries in the world for international tourism, with tens of millions of foreign visitors gracin...

If Italian cuisine is the most appreciated by gourmets around the world, according to the portal TasteAtlas, it is mainly due to the richness of the gastronomic traditions and culture present in every territory of our peninsula. This is the complete 2023 TasteAtlas ranking of the world's best ten eating regions: 1) Campania; 2) Emilia-Romagna; 3) J...

Bologna in winter? Conventional wisdom holds that the best time to visit northern Italy is in spring or autumn when the weather isn’t too hot or cold. We have been to Bologna—the capital of the Emilia Romagna region—many times in shoulder seasons, always enjoying our visits so much that we find another reason to return. But during our first off-sea...

Small family-run company, Fattoria Moretto, was founded in 1971 after Antonio Altariva, the patriarch, arrived in the area from Pavullo nel Frignano in the 1960s to establish a sharecropping contract. It was his son Domenico who purchased the first properties including a house and a cellar. However, the most significant step occurred in 1991 when t...