The Ferrari that will compete in the 2017 Formula One World Championship is called SF 70 H, with the H standing for Hybrid motorization. The name (which marks 70 years of the squad, formed in 1947) and the single-seater car were revealed on February 24 live on the team’s website. The 63rd single-seater with uncovered wheels dedicated to the Formula...

Last month, as I sat in an elegant hotel bar in Rome, I caught myself wondering if there can be such a thing as too much magnificence in a single place. With its antiquity (“Just go to the Colosseum, face east and shout, ‘Moira,’ ” my friend joked when I asked how to get to her house), its art and its food, Rome nearly overwhelmed me with its aesth...

If it were a brand, “Made in Italy” would be one of the most well known and renowned of the world. In fact, to be precise, it would be third after Coca Cola and Ferrari, which is, nonetheless, Made in Italy. It is the brand name of a know-how that allows us to immediately distinguish ourselves in the minds of other countries. A synonym of creativit...

Giovedì prossimo, 2 marzo, sarà celebrata la Prima Giornata del Design Italiano nel Mondo. Promossa dal Ministero degli Esteri, in collaborazione con il Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività culturali e del Turismo, la Triennale di Milano, l’Associazione per il Disegno industriale, la Fondazione Compasso d’Oro, il Salone del Mobile di Milano e Agenzi...

Last year, the BullFest Miami 2016 took South Florida by storm with an epic showing of Lamborghinis. There were over 100 Huracans, Aventadors, Aventador SVs, Murcielagos, Gallardos and other models that the famed Italian automaker has created over the year. Now, for 2017, Lamborghini Miami and Driving Force Club is looking to make the event even bi...

The overview for Italian fashion is positive, looking at 2015 financial results (since last year’s are still not final). Investment bank Mediobanca's research center analyzed the characteristics of 140 businesses in the sector that had at least €100 million in sales in 2015. Overall, the analysis shows a vital, growing sector, which is solid and es...

I didn't understand biscotti when Tony first introduced me to it years ago. This strange-looking, dry, oblong Italian cookie had nothing in common with the chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies I knew. But once I'd had my first taste of biscotti, I kept coming back for more. This popular cookie can be traced back to the days of the early Romans,...

Italy’s oldest native-born nun, Candida Bellotti, celebrated her 110th birthday with best wishes from Pope Francis and valuable tips for those wanting to live a long life. “Love, love and keep on loving. With joy!” the nun said as she marked the big milestone on Monday (Feb. 20) at the convent where she lives in the Tuscan town of Lucca. “Have fait...

“Ma che cos’è davvero, l’Italia? È soltanto una nazione, piuttosto un modo di essere, o magari uno state of mind? Ed esiste davvero, o è solo un concetto astratto che comprime nello stesso cliché un’unità di culture e di approcci alla vita che c’entrano fra loro quanto un tubero con un paracarro? Una cosa è certa: oltre quella che si spalanca ogni...

Italian wedding destinations are increasingly popular, according to data released by the Florence-based Tourism research center Centro Studi ahead of the 'Buy Wedding in Italy Tour' event running from February 23 through April 11. The center said that 7,000 foreign couples picked an Italian destination for their wedding in 2015, spending on average...