Tucked in the northwest corner of Italy in the Piedmont region is Turin, a regal city that often escapes the limelight. Thanks to its proximity to the French border, it has a unique flair that some have suggested is less quintessentially Italian. But given that it was home of the Savoy royal family and once served as the national capital, its spiri...

The first avatar capable of responding to emergency requests that come to the 112 emergency telephone number using Italian Sign Language (Lis) has arrived: the goal is to enable even deaf people to be more autonomous and to access basic services. This 'virtual interpreter' was developed by the Siena-based company QuestIt. Users, after calling the p...

It is a pleasure in this new interview to host someone who, before emigrating from Italy to the United States, came from another country to Italy. The relationship between the emigration of those who become new Italians and the emigration of those who move to America from being Italians is fascinating, and Cornelia Pop, whom we welcome to We the It...

A new approach with the customer and especially a new way to enjoy an evening sipping a drink arrives in Turin. The robotic mind of Toni Compatto (the robot bartender) is entrusted with the arduous task of satisfying customers at every whim.  Italy’s first robotic bar is more than just a passing trend; the well-structured program has a long-term pr...

Turin has been chosen as the Capital of Business Culture 2024. The candidacy had been launched in May, at the Book Fair, by Unione Industriali Torino as the promoting party. "Alongside the entrepreneurial legacy of which we are the custodians, the emphasis was placed on the future of our community, particularly the young generation: an approach tha...

In this article, we delve into the 20 best places to retire in Italy for US citizens. Navigating retirement planning involves strategic decision-making, and for numerous US citizens, Italy has emerged as an enchanting destination to retire to. These American retirees are attracted to the richness of the Mediterranean lifestyle, the beauty of stunni...

When Fred Buscaglione arrived in his home city of Turin after the war, he was returning to a devastated city and a traumatised people questioning the very core of their national identity. He was 24 and felt suddenly old: the Turin he remembered, the bustling, confident city with a vibrant nightlife, seemed to be from a different lifetime. Freshly d...

Turin's story starts with the Taurini, a Celtic tribe. It was key in regional politics, near the Alps. They were tough in war, culturally unique. In 218 BCE, Hannibal rocked up, smashing through the Alps, hitting Taurinia. It showed how open the place was to attack. Romans stepped in later, rebuilding it as Julia Taurinorum, then Augusta Taurinorum...

A city with a thousand faces, with an elegant historic center and a long list of world-class monuments, galleries and museums, surrounded by green parks, tree-lined avenues and hills, embraced by the chain of the Alps and the loops of the Po. Turin has a very fascinating past and contains among its palaces, its avenues and in the bowels of the eart...

Architect, designer, photographer, writer, sportsman, skier, aerobatic pilot; Carlo Mollino escapes easy definitions. “A dry and petite stature, a hollowed-out face and above all a snappy style, taken from the world of the circus, à la Cocteau, a bit like Charlot” is how Mollino’s assistant at the Politecnico di Torino during the 1960s described hi...