Italy offers first-class attractions for sea-lovers who can make spectacular journeys through the shapes and colors of the Mediterranean, tropical and exotic habitats reproduced to the smallest detail in Italian aquariums in order to discover everything there is to know about the underwater world. The Aquarium of Genoa in Liguria was designed by th...

A steep, rocky coastline, small bays and inlets, fishing boats and colorful houses: this is the breathtaking landscape you will find in the Cinque Terre, a stretch of coast on the Ligurian Riviera di Levante in the province of La Spezia. The ‘five lands’ refer to the five villages, which in ancient times were called ‘lands’ (terre), of Monterosso,...

Angelo Sinisi of La Spezia, Italy lived for part of his life in the United States. He thrived here and fell in love with the country. Now, Angelo is showing his gratitude to America by saving the man who opened it up to the world. Angelo dismisses the controversy and is the counter to cancel culture. His mission is to stop those who wish to destroy...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) mourns the passing of Jeffrey M. Capaccio, age 62, a former member of the NIAF Board of Directors. He had been a managing partner of the San Francisco office of Carr & Ferrell LLP, a Silicon Valley based intellectual property firm from 1999 until his death. “Jeff Capaccio’s passion for Italy and Itali...

Sono sette le scenografie, tridimensionali e realistiche, realizzate da giovani quelle inaugurate il 24 marzo al videoporto di Cornigliano e dedicate a Amadeo Peter Giannini, banchiere filantropo di origini liguri che fondò prima la Bank of Italy e poi la Bank of America e al quale è stato recentemente intitolato un centro studi a Genova presieduto...

Con la scomparsa di Jeff Capaccio all’età di 62 anni, Genova perde uno dei suoi ambasciatori nel mondo. Lo aveva nominato il sindaco Marco Bucci nel giorno di Colombo, il 12 ottobre 2017, individuandolo tra i professionisti e manager che rappresentano l’eccellenza italiana all’estero. Agli Ambasciatori Onorari di Genova nel Mondo (AGW) è affidata l...

On the terraced, steep-sided hills the locals call the Amphitheater of the Giants, Alessandro Crovara takes the monorail to work. Unlike the sleek, single-track trains cruising through cities the world over, the monorails in this corner of northwestern Italy are old tractors that pull flatbed wagons slowly along a narrow metal rail, carrying farmer...

Al via i lavori per l’adeguamento funzionale e tecnologico dell’antico edificio della Commenda di San Giovanni di Prè, dove verrà ospitato il Museo Nazionale dell’Emigrazione Italiana (MEI), che nasce dalla forte volontà di restituire al grande pubblico, nazionale e internazionale, la narrazione di un patrimonio  vastissimo e diversificato come que...

There are so many reasons to visit Cinque Terre! Whether you love culture, photography, history or food, Cinque Terre is perfect! The first time I went to Cinque Terre I couldn’t believe how amazing this coastal area is. I already visited many beautiful places in Italy, but Cinque Terre still surprised me.  It was amazing to discover the little vil...

Italy is plagued by the so-called “empty crib syndrome.” The country is seeing a steady decline in births with the COVID-19 pandemic only making the outlook gloomier. But there’s one hamlet that fares worse than others and where the syndrome has turned into a chronic disease. Welcome to Fascia, a tiny mountain village of barely 70 residents located...