Few foreigners have heard of Gorizia, a city of around 35,000 inhabitants that straddles the Italian-Slovenian border. A beguiling mix of Italian, Austrian and Balkan influences, it seems to exist in its own whimsical snowglobe, cut off from the rest of the country. Despite its fascinating history, beautiful architecture and unique cuisine, the cit...

I spent most of the first three months of the novel coronavirus lockdown astonished to find myself glad to have an excuse not to go anywhere. With trips to Sicily and Japan canceled, I felt relief more than disappointment. I wondered if the travel bug that had relentlessly buzzed in my head in recent years was finally dormant. It seemed so—until I...

The world has seen a video in which for 8 minutes and 46 seconds a human being held his knee on the neck of another human being, and killed him, with the complicity of three other human beings. It wasn't a movie, it wasn't a TV show, it wasn't a play. It was unfortunately the truth, the reality, life and death that had been repeated for too long in...

Summer 2020 promises to be an exciting time of year. It is not yet clear if and how we can visit Italy, but one thing is certain: we look forward to it. If you too are thinking of visiting Italy in summer and you are looking for characteristic places where you can spend a few days in complete relax, this is the right article for you. Below we propo...

There are few cities so sublime as Trieste. It is a work of art, architecture, geography topography and variety. Its people are a mosaic, at once Byzantine, Hapsburg, and Italian, and at all times cosmopolitan. At the top of the Adriatic Sea, literally hemmed in by the crags of the Alps, which rise, at a clutch-burning grade from its port, lies the...

The Carsiana Botanical Garden is located in the Karst plateau, inside a sinkhole in the municipality of Sgonico, 18 kilometres from Trieste. In the Carsiana Botanical Garden, covering an area of 5000 square meters, there are about 600 plant species of the 1,600 indigenous species of the Karst, distributed in their respective environments. Thanks to...

Friuli Venezia Giulia is a region with a complex history, like all border regions. Its culture is richly stratified: in fact, the blood of the Romans, the Lombards and the Slavs flows in its bowels. Of today's Italians. Its many monuments bear witness to this rich past, which we invite you to visit together with the many unsurpassed creations of Na...

The Navy is shutting schools, child development centers and base gyms at Naval Support Activity Naples, and cancelling “base group activities” starting Tuesday, joining Army and Air Force efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus in Italy. In an announcement posted Sunday on the NSA Naples Facebook page, Navy officials said the measures are “b...

Pink clouds like candyfloss float above as we bump along in our snowmobile past quaint wooden chalets with smoke billowing from their chimneys. It’s that bewitching time of day in the Dolomites. They call it enrosadira (or alpenglow) and it’s when the mountains glow pinky red. Geologists believe the explanation lies in the unusual composition of ca...

Favorire la collaborazione fra le imprese italiane e i cittadini di origine italiana nel mondo; rafforzare i legami professionali e culturali tra i discendenti degli emigrati e la terra d’origine; e sviluppare nei giovani partecipanti nuove competenze di gestione aziendale e di international business con lezioni d’aula, seminari, workshop ed esperi...