The squares, the monuments, the museums, the shopping and the aperitivo: Milan is a vibrant metropolis capable of offering all this and much more, in a context where history, culture, and folklore blend seamlessly with modernity, fashion and the desire to amaze. Limiting ourselves to visiting Milan in one day may be too short to explore all the att...

Ask an Italian what they think ofla mostarda—a linguistic “false friend” for mustard—and be prepared for a strong opinion. A friend of mine introduced it to me over text  a while ago, when it appeared while visiting her family in Padova, but wasn’t sure how to describe it since she never eats it. “I don’t like it,” she mentioned.  Though I’m an Ita...

In the vibrant city of Milan, amidst its fashionable streets and historic landmarks, lies a place that intrigues and fascinates visitors from around the globe – San Bernardino alle Ossa. This unassuming chapel, nestled next to the Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro, holds a unique allure, earning it the moniker of the Milan Bone Chapel. Embark...

As they peered through the smoke from lit flares, fans of the Italian soccer team AC Milan dancing beneath the towering Italian gothic cathedral in the city’s Piazza Duomo may have noticed a tanned 56-year-old Italian American who didn’t quite look like he belonged. Gerry Cardinale’s dark blue polo stood out amid the red and black striped jerseys t...

Discover Italy from a unique perspective with a memorable cruise. Our selection of the 10 best cruises in Italy brings together the most exclusive travel experiences the Bel Paese has to offer. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, an action-packed adventure or a relaxing family vacation, there is a cruise to Italy for you. From the charm...

Beloved by Italians for its atmospheric natural hot springs, Bormio is the best Alpine getaway you’ve never heard of.   The town hosts the Alpine Ski World Cup every year, and much of the skiing at the 2026 Milan-Cortina Winter Olympics will take place here too. Yet in a recent press group of very well-seasoned travellers, we were all shocked to re...

If you’ve had the chance to spend Easter in Italy, you’ll know that settimana santa (holy week) is taken seriously. The religious holiday is marked up and down the country with street processions and devotional ceremonies in the lead-up to Easter Sunday, or Domenica della Resurrezione. Given Italy’s mania for all things food, it comes as no surpris...

The Soccer Tournament (TST), the 7v7 event with a $1 million winner-take-all prize being played in Cary, NC from June 5-10 today announced the entry of Italian club Como 1907 in the 48-team event. Como 1907, who currently play in Italy’s Serie B, return to TST after a run to the quarterfinals in the inaugural event. Como’s entry last year included...

The final of the 2023-2024 Champions League in women's volleyball will be all-Italian. Conegliano has indeed joined Milan in the final act of Europe's top competition, which will be staged on Sunday, May 5. In fact, the Italian champions defeated Eczacibasi Istanbul 3-1 in the return semifinal in the Anatolian metropolis, after they had won the fir...

The interaction between Wineries and Design represents a trend of great topicality and extreme interest. More and more wineries, especially in recent years, have transformed their cellars into authentic works of Design. In this article we will consider a few Italian examples, having before us a panorama of dozens and dozens of fascinating ones. In...