If you think of “Made in Italy,” two words spring to mind: quality and tradition. No business seems to embody them better than  violin-making these days. A quintessentially Italian craft, the making of stringed instruments is associated with the  Lombardy town of Cremona since the 16th century.  Stradivari, Guarneri del Gesù and Amati produced in t...

Covid-19 is the virus that most of all has spread globally, so the major superpowers of the planet are preparing to find a vaccine that can be of protection for its inhabitants and of central importance for the geopolitical dynamics of the world. The United States has decided to rely on the innovation of the RECORD system, generated by the artifici...

On September 9th, the winners of Italy’s most important design prize, the XXVI Compasso d’Oro Award, were announced in the brand new spaces of the ADI Design Museum in Milan (remember? We talked about that here).   For the ones who are not familiar with industrial design, the Compasso d’Oro is an important award that is assigned by the Industrial D...

With their spectacular backdrop of the Alps and a mild climate all year round, it’s no wonder Lake Maggiore and Lake Como have provided the inspiration for many authors, poets and painters over the years. The charming islands dotted across the lakes are the home to delightful Renaissance villas with stunning gardens that flourish in the Mediterrane...

Val Camonica, one of the largest valleys of the central Alps, located in eastern Lombardy (northern Italy), is home to the first Italian site registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List, in 1979. The site contains one of the largest collections of prehistoric petroglyphs in the world - more than 140,000 symbols and figures carved in the rock over...

Arona Arona, in the province of Novara, is one of the most enchanting villages on the shores of Lago Maggiore, impossible not to fall in love. Since 2018 recognized as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, Arona has much to offer tourists despite the small size. The Lungolago Marconi, completely pedestrian, is ideal for a walk on the shores...

Un’astronave interrata nel Chianti fiorentino. Una tartaruga nel cuore della campagna umbra. Una bolla di vetro sui colli piemontesi. Dalla Maremma alle Langhe passando per il Veneto e la Sicilia, il fenomeno delle cantine d'autore ha conquistato tante delle case vinicole del Bel Paese. Le nuove ‘cattedrali del vino’, firmate dai grandi nomi dell’a...

The city of Bergamo has Celtic origins. Its name derives from the words "Berg" (a mountain) and heim (a house). Surrounded by the Pre-Alps, the city was soon conquered by the Romans who did not miss an opportunity to use this natural strategic stronghold. With the end of the Roman Empire, Lombards and Franks followed one another in the dominion of...

Let’s start talking about Mantova by recommending a visit to Palazzo Te, the villa of leisure and entertainment, made at the request of Federico II Gonzaga in the first half of 1500, by Giulio Romano. The idea is to transform a stable of horses of the Gonzaga family in a villa of fun to use to welcome international guests and organize pompous parti...

Elettrico, fortemente innovativo, attento al territorio e dallo spiccato contenuto social: sono le quattro caratteristiche principali di #EViaggioItaliano, un tour tra le eccellenze regionali ideato per il rilancio del turismo nazionale che mette insieme natura, cultura, enogastronomia ed alta tecnologia e vedrà la sua prima tappa in Campania dal 4...