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Vignarola is a traditional dish from the Lazio region of Italy, known for its simplicity and freshness. A true celebration of spring in a dish, vignarola’s roots sink deep into Roman culinary tradition, in a delightful embrace of the season’s most typical …

2024 marks a pivotal year for roots tourism, a movement that Italy is championing with determination and commitment. As more Italians living abroad and their descendants seek to reconnect with their ancestral origins, Italy introduces Italea (www.italea.com), an ambitious project designed to facilitate …

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 …

These days, when you think of fish dishes, the last thing that comes to mind is the idea of cucina povera, that type of dishes based on once-upon-a-time cheap and widely available ingredients, which could satiate whole families without spending too much. …

In recent years, overtourism has become a significant concern for many iconic locations worldwide, with several Italian cities at the forefront of this challenge. Picturesque landscapes and rich cultural heritage draw millions to our shores each year, but the surge …

As a student, I used to live with a girl from Merano, Alto Adige: two Italians abroad, both from the mountains — one from those of Piemonte, the other from the Dolomites — we had a lot of things in …

Strawberries have definitely carved their own sweet and juicy niche in Italian cuisine, where they are known not only as a sunny-season fruit to be enjoyed on their own but as a versatile ingredient in a variety of dishes, some …

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! …

2024 has been designated as the year of Roots Tourism in Italy, a concept that seeks to bridge the gap between Italians abroad and their ancestral lands. Unlike traditional tourists, roots tourists are motivated by a desire to connect with …

A digital nomad is someone who uses telecommunications technologies to earn a living and has a “nomadic” lifestyle, which allows them to work remotely from anywhere with an internet connection. Digital nomads are very flexible when it comes to locations, …