I won’t speak about data and numbers, about contagion and hospitalizations: you can get all that type of information somewhere else. I’ve even thought whether writing this article was a good idea, whether bringing such a stark note into our biweekly journey  into the Italian and Italian-American  world was really necessary. Then, upon reflection, I...

The Covid-19 crisis risks overwhelming even the Italian food sector, which is now forced to run for cover to defend itself from fake news and economic speculations. Among the urgent measures taken by the Italian government to deal with the coronavirus emergency, there are also two interventions that have taken on board the demands of the food and b...

Roma non si ferma. Rome doesn't stop. There are several ways to translate or interpret this slogan - the title of a new promotional video - whose no-nonsense message conveys a mixture of resistance and hope; a full-steam-ahead, business-as-usual approach. In short, life goes on in Rome. Over the millenia, Rome - Caput Mundi - has been the stage of...

Si applica sui muri come una normalissima vernice e - a contatto con i batteri presenti nell'aria - li uccide in pochissimo tempo. Ma, sospetta il suo inventore Massimo Bernardoni, potrebbe tornare utile anche nella lotta al coronavirus. Sempre che le istituzioni rispondano alla sua richiesta di testare il prodotto con campioni di Covid-19. Il prod...

Italy is a safe country, it is safe to live in Italy and it is safe to travel to Italy. The Italian National Health System, among the most efficient in the world, immediately implemented procedures directed at safeguarding citizens and tourists. Intense controls made it possible for the Italian Government to monitor and contain the spreading of Cov...

For years the business industry has attempted to determine what makes a great leader with the intention of replicating the same and teaching it in classrooms that are meant to shape the new generation of great leaders. Some of the characteristics that have been provided to describe great leaders include having faith in their belief, being passionat...

Per tutta la vita ho sognato di andare al carnevale di Venezia e lo scorso fine settimana il mio sogno finalmente si è avverato. Dopo tanta pianificazione e preparazione sono saltata sul treno, trascinandomi dietro il mio grande costume, e mi sono diretta al nord. Avendo una famiglia prevalentemente nel sud, il posto più lontano del nord Italia ch...

«Americani, Firenze ha bisogno di voi, adesso più che mai». Parola di Georgette Jupe-Pradier, americana innamorata di Firenze e blogger seguitissima dai turisti americani che vogliono visitare la nostra città. E’ nota come “Girl in Florence”, oltre 75mila followers su Instagram. Ha lasciato il Texas per Firenze oltre dieci anni fa. E’ stata lei, co...

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to visit Rome's greatest landmarks minus the crowds? Ever dream of taking a uncrowded subway across the capital to join a minimal or non-existent queue into the Colosseum or the Vatican Museums, or to have breathing space to enjoy the Pantheon or the Trevi Fountain? Now is your chance. An outbreak of Corona...

Italy has the most coronavirus cases in Europe and highest death toll but rather than succumb to fear, some wisecracking Italians have opted to laugh in the face of danger with a slew of parodies, jokes and general silliness. In the economic capital Milan, just 60 kilometres from from the main outbreak, bars have transformed aperitivo, the Italian...