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What are “root travels” from the perspective of both sides of the ocean? Personally, I began to understand it when root travelers came to me asking for help. In those moments, I quickly realized I wasn’t dealing with typical tourists, there was …

John Steinbeck once observed, “People do not take journeys; it’s the journeys that take people.”  Marco Polo embodies “The Journey”—a life-altering path with an unknown destination, personifying initiative, courage, and encounter. In the year 1271, a young Marco Polo embarked on what …

The Rete delle Città Medievali Italiane is a significant collaboration between various municipalities across Italy, all unified by a common goal: to showcase and promote their medieval heritage. This initiative, with Viterbo at the forefront, wants to highlight the architectural beauty and historical depth …

In a recent article Catherine Sabino from Forbes explored Italy in an alternative way: she looked at some of the country’s most popular destinations and found lesser-known but equally appealing options for a holiday, or looked at them from an …

If you have been to Rome, you likely enjoyed a coffee in one of the many elegant, old-fashioned cafés of Piazza Navona: yes, that coffee probably cost you twice as much as anywhere else, but man, was it worth it! …

 Tourism flows to Italy have returned to pre-pandemic levels, making genuine experiences elusive. But a professor’s simple tips can add meaning to your trip.  Along with spring comes wanderlust and vivid dreams of carefree summer escapes. For millions, Italy will be a …

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The Battaglia delle Arance, or the Battle of the Oranges, is a unique and lively tradition held annually in Ivrea, a town in Italy’s Piedmont region. This event is part of the town’s historical carnival and takes place over three …

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Marco Secchi’s photography workshops go beyond the typical landscape photography course. As a highly acclaimed photojournalist whose work is exclusively licensed by Getty Images, his expertise is undisputed. His workshops do more than teach the technical aspects of photography, they …

In the contemporary design philosophy of Elena Manferdini, beauty, and design belong to everyone. This concept has been the cornerstone of the work of the Italian architect and artist, encompassing both her role as a public artist on an urban …

A Consulate is a bastion of Italianness. It serves as an agency through which the Italian Republic exercises public, administrative, and sometimes jurisdictional functions within the territory of another State. Beyond diplomatic relations, it facilitates the development of commercial ties …

Louis D’Esposito is one of the primary producers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the co-president of Marvel Studios. His family is originally from Torre del Greco, Naples, and two of the franchise’s greatest directors, Joe and Anthony Russo, are …

Every year on April 21st, the streets of Rome come alive to celebrate the birthday of the Eternal City, which tradition says was founded on the 21st of April 753 BC by the first of its seven kings,  Romulus. According to the …

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The appeal of space is undeniable, and it’s no wonder that becoming an astronaut is among the dreams of many children. While only a select few will realize this dream, after years of rigorous study, intense preparation, and a dose …

Held in the luxurious rooms of the Musco Center for the Arts, the Italian Perspective series has established itself as both a beloved tradition at Chapman University in Orange and a key event for celebrating and exploring the wealth of Italian culture. Initiated in …

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