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We all know that Italy has the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the world. From North to South, il Belpaese provided some of its most famous buildings, locations and traditions to the famous list, from the Tower …

“Amo solo te” ~ I love only you You’ve said “yes” …and the planning begins. Opulent or simple, a wedding is probably the closest most of us will ever get to crafting our own real, live fairy tale. Naturally, a …

Memories of Milan bring images of the Duomo and Via Montenapoleone to mind, art and fashion remaining two of the reasons people like the city so much. But if you’ve visited, and especially if you’ve lived there and enjoyed your …

The Vogue Italia April 2020 cover still sticks in my mind. It didn’t show a beautifully photographed model or models. It was a white canvas featuring nothing, yet a front cover suspended in time and space that could tell more …

Literally, dolce far niente means “sweet doing nothing,” but in truth it is much more than that. It is hands down one of Italy’s most coveted activities, and not because we are lazy, but rather because in today’s busy world, …

Castel del Monte has a way to charm its visitors. Architecturally unique and historically precious, this medieval dwelling located some 15 miles from Andria and about 50 from Bari, in Apulia, had been constructed in the 13th century to meet …

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“Sport marks a nation’s history indelibly, and every generation has its own memories of it.” Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi made some examples, when he received the Italian national soccer team the day after its victory in the European Cup: …

Lorenzo Ortona came to California to serve as Consul General of Italy in San Francisco five years ago, bringing his wife, journalist Sheila Pierce, and his two children, Sofia and Luca along. The time for a goodbye just arrived and …

Luca is a tribute to Italy, its atmospheres and scents, in particular to those of the Italian Riviera where director Enrico Casarosa, 49, spent long summers during his childhood and adolescence. Pasta with pesto and sea breeze, the warm colors …

The ancient city of Rome is famous for many historic monuments (which many tourists line up to visit every year), but sometimes, some real antique monuments are seen by looking down, and not admiring upwards. A feature of the city …

Whether creating elaborate window displays, winning awards at flower shows, or helping launch the Italian Commercial Club a century ago, the Rosaia Brothers – Palmiro, Felix and George – brought energy, determination and, above all, a sense of beauty to …

When he was asked to launch a traditional Italian flour on the American market, dominated by local products, Lorenzo Guidi was a little skeptical at first but, deep in his heart, he knew he was the right man to embark …

Seattle’s Italian Cultural Center opens after months of planning After months of planning and hard work, fueled by the efforts of many volunteers, Casa Italiana—Italian Cultural Center officially opened on May 29, 2021.  When fully realized, the new Italian cultural …

Luca is a cartoon, but a beautiful, modern one, that can charm adults, as well as children. It is deep, it offers emotions and ideas that go well beyond a tale for those – our young ones – who still …

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