Taleggio is a cheese with ancient origins, from before the 10th century. Documents dating to the 1200s contain references to its trade and barter, together with other cheeses. Its name is taken from its area of origin, Val Taleggio, in the province of Bergamo, which covers an area of over 80 km2 on the orographic right side of the river Brembo. The...

Monte San Giorgio, a mountainous mass in pyramidal form south of Lake Lugano (between Lombardy and Switzerland), is a site of extreme historical, archaeological and scientific value. An international point of reference for paleontological research, the Italian slope of Monte San Giorgio was inserted onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2010 (the Sw...

As we reported, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina has been in serious talks to join European club Milano. Now a new report is out and it seems Messina's days in San Antonio may be coming to an end. According to a report via Sportando, the Spurs assistant coach is nearing a deal to sign with Italian team AX Armani Exchange Milano. "[T...

Want to escape the hustle and bustle of Milano? Head a half hour outside the city and you will reach the luxurious and peaceful lake community of Como. Of course, Lake Como is a perfect vacation destination all on its own–just ask its most famous resident: George Clooney. Located in the Lombardy region of Italy, the lake finds its origins in the gl...

Nobody knows for sure the year the Romanesque Basilica of Santa Giulia di Bonate Sotto, in the province of Bergamo, was founded. It was built in the Lesina area, named after a nearby creek, probably in the early 12th century. According to folk tradition, it was founded by African martyr Saint Julia herself – although there is no proof that she ever...

Milan, the capital of Lombardy, is known as the Italian Capital of Fashion, Finance and Entertainment. While Rome is strong competition in the areas of fashion and entertainment, Milan is surely one of the most European of the Italian cities and the most sensitive to fashion and trends. Among the central streets of the city and its fashion and ente...

Italy’s first design museum just made its debut—and it’s about time. Launched during Salone del Mobile last month and located on the ground floor of the La Triennale di Milano, the Triennale Museo del Design Italiano has a permanent collection of 1,600 pieces. To mark the opening, architect Joseph Grima, the director of the new museum, curated its...

Una lettera di intenti che spiana la strada alle piccole e medie imprese italiane che operano nelle Life Sciences. Direzione: Stati Uniti. Più precisamente, Boston in Massachusetts. A stringere il patto che getta le basi per creare un ponte tra Italia e Usa sono i vertici delle associazioni di categoria: così Confindustria dispositivi medici string...

If you want to test your willpower as an individual, you study abroad. If you want to test your willpower as an athlete, you study abroad in Italy. In a city, Milan, where every meal involves at least seven courses (il aperitivo, l'insalata, il primo piatto and il secondo piatto, il dolce, and il caffè), and every gym is €400 and up, it proved quit...

Fu alla base di un vero e proprio caso che determinò l’assegnazione a tavolino di uno scudetto, innescando di fatto la grande rivalità tra Milano e Varese nei giorni in cui le squadre avevano le sponsorizzazioni, rispettivamente, Simmenthal e Ignis. Ma poi ebbe modo di rifarsi, conquistando una Coppa dei Campioni proprio con Varese e vestendo la ma...