Quante storie ci sono dietro la produzione di una bottiglia di vino? Che profumi, che territori, che radici profonde e che tradizioni si possono scoprire se si va oltre il semplice consumo di un prodotto? C’è chi addirittura, inseguendo la curiosità e assecondando una passione ha trovato il coraggio di stravolgere la propria esistenza. E’ la storia...

Seven women. Seven men. Seven minute speed dates. On Zoom. The concept of speed dating isn't new to me, yet being confined to a small box on a screen added unexpected emotions. Is this what being on a dating reality show feels like? Plus, trying it in Italy adds an extra layer of charm and comedy, and it’s exactly what I needed after my post-quaran...

The story of Italian Masters begins in the southern Italian town of Agrigento on the island of Sicily during the early 1900’s. It was here that a talented young artist with a keen eye for color and a strong desire to learn offered his services as an apprentice to master painters Giuseppe and Vincenzo Guadanga. Under the tutelage of these revered an...

Fiat has presented a new virtual museum, the “Virtual Casa 500,” devoted to its iconic compact automobile. Internet users from all over the world will be able to discover the history of the Fiat 500 with a selection of videos and archive pictures, while visiting a space that is destined to open for real in Turin, Italy as early as next year. The vi...

Each country has its most common and popular names. The newborn unconsciously carries on ancient traditions or represents a breaking point with the past. First, names enclose mystical meanings in themselves, covering everything from family history to religion, from a personal idol to the trends of the moment. But which are the most common names for...

Maria Pedulla, Director, America’s Head of Business Line, Anti Financial Crime Wealth Management was recently selected as Top Female Executive of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her exceptional leadership and commitment to her profession. Inclusion with the International Association of Top Profess...

Across Italy, these are the most romantic hotels – the centuries-old palazzos to hide out at in Venice, the cliff-front villas with the best views on the Amalfi Coast and the cave hotels built into the rocks in Matera. SANTA CATERINA AMALFI The best bit of this old-school favourite – run by the fourth generation of the family that founded it – is t...

You can find Pittsburgh-based muralist and graphic designer Brian Gonnella’s artwork on walls as far away as New Zealand. His work is colorful, fun, and even Rick Sebak-approved. When he painted a sweet mural of the local icon holding up a sandwich and posed in a yoga position above floating pierogies and a banner reading "Zen of Yinz" a few years...

Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency announced the winners of the 2020 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. After reviewing a record number of projects from North America, the international jury of design experts selected four winners and three honorable mentions. The chosen projects demonstrate c...

The area, however, is actually known for hundreds of centuries and to give evidence of this are the various archaeological documents, the oldest of which, referring to Roman remains, present us the springs as "Aque Passeris"; we also know that in the following medieval period the springs were very popular because Bagnaccio was on the road of "via f...