Heritage

As the summer heat wanes and the air turns crisp, Italy undergoes a transformation. The country, renowned for its art, history, and gastronomy, dons a vibrant palette of autumnal hues, making it an even more enchanting destination. From the rolling …

Have you ever gazed upon a piece of art or a grand architectural feat, found yourself lost in its beauty, yet unsure of what makes it so captivating? Could it be the meticulous details, the profound history, or something more …

Music, the universal language of the soul, subtly shapes our experiences, colors our memories, and stirs our emotions. It has the power to bring us to another time and place and evoke feelings that words alone cannot express. Now, imagine …

When we think of the remnants of the ancient Romans, our minds tend to wander to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, or the majestic Pantheon, all situated in modern Italy. However, the vestiges of this great civilization are not confined …

We all know that pizza, as we know it today, is a recent invention, but what if I told you that a recent archaeological discovery in Pompeii might shed some light on the existence of an ancient cousin of it?  Yes, you heard …


As you wander through Rome‘s grand piazzas, beneath towering arches, and past magnificent fountains, you can’t help but feel the greatness of its past right before your eyes: the Colosseum is an ode to human ingenuity, the Pantheon a marvel of architecture, and …

The cult of Bacchus, or Dionysus as he was known in ancient Greece, has roots that stretch back to the cradle of Western civilization and, while many know him only as the god of wine, he was much more than that.  …

In the annals of business history, few companies have left as indelible a mark as Olivetti. Founded in 1908 by Camillo Olivetti in Ivrea, Italy, the company began as a small workshop with a mere 20 workers and a capital of 350,000 lire. …

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The laurel plant, or laurus as it is known in Latin, is a symbol of triumph and honor, a plant of divine origins that found its way into our kitchens and our traditions. But have you ever wondered about the journey of this …

Montegrappa was founded in 1912 in Bassano del Grappa, a town in the Veneto region of northern Italy, by Austrians Edwige Hoffman and Heinrich Helm: their goal was to produce high-quality fountain pen nibs using precious materials such as gold and …

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