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Time passes, life changes and we can’t stop growing old, as a song says. This seems to be particularly true once you turn 40. Far from saying 40 is “old” in any way: I don’t think it is and I …

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Once the richest city in the world, famous for its seafaring prowess, Genoa’s glories are still very visible today, but not only in its many fine palazzos, medieval gates, austere churches, and renowned cuisine, impressive as those are. La Superba’s …

What a peculiar summer this is: if it weren’t for the unbearable heat, it wouldn’t feel like a summer at all. Don’t get me wrong, Italians didn’t renounce to their Ferragosto-by-the-sea tradition, in fact, they’ve been letting loose a tad …

What’s the first thing that comes to  your mind when you think of Italians? They dress well: yeah, sure. They know how to cook! True, true.  They are passionate: there we go, we’re getting close to the point. Imagine — …

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Once upon a time, when I was a young teen with little to no traveling experience under my belt, I was equally fascinated and disgusted by tales of foreign, exotic lands (Britain and Germany, legend said), where pasta — yes, …

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Being quarantined leaves you a lot of time to ponder upon stuff — even if you actually work from home so you need to pump through your 8 hours a day writing and editing anyway. Some reflect on the meaning …

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The second stop of our resilience series takes us to the social media world and how technology has been connecting people, as well as allowing them to explore new things and kick off some fun activities. Together with technology, what …

Something magic about truth is that no matter how much it hurts when we first learn it, it eventually sets us free. This explains the fear but also the joy behind the celebration of a creature called the Badalisc, that lives …

She was an amazing lady with the grace of a swan, yet strong-willed, independent, and resilient. A splendid role model like no other in Italy, Rita Levi-Montalcini (April 22, 1909 – December 30, 2012) was a Nobel Prize-winning neurologist and …

As we enter into late summer, it’s once again the traditional time of year for putting up the season’s bountiful vegetables for enjoyment in the colder weather months. Some vegetables, like tomatoes, take to straight up canning. They are briefly …

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