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We will remember 2023 as the year when Italian cuisine finally applied to become part of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, as well as the year of that Financial Times article. Indeed, In the same week we announced a bid to have our beloved cuisine recognized …

Ask 10 employed people their opinion of the best job in the world, and don’t be surprised if you get 10 different responses ranging from serious to humorous to daydreaming. There’s one responder, however, who is likely to come up …

Art serves as a catalyst for human expression: it sparks emotions, instigates conversations, and challenges societal norms. Sometimes, however, art surpasses mere provocation and creates scandal. A number of Italian masterpieces throughout history have ignited controversy and scandalized the public, pushing the …

Embarking on a two-year voyage, spanning 40,000 nautical miles around the globe, the Amerigo Vespucci will grace the five continents through 31 stops, including a visit to Los Angeles in July 2024. Departing from Genoa amidst a flurry of emotion, the ship …

If you happen to find yourself walking along the ancient Via Appia in the heart of Puglia, you may come across a centuries-old villa. If you listen closely, you may hear a discussion not just about pasta and wine but about …

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The Mattatoio is Rome’s most unusual museum. It can only be compared to the city’s other unique museum: Centrale Montemartini Museum in Ostiense, a 1930s electric power station, where first-century Roman marbles share the museum space with the power generator …

Narni is an exquisite hill town located in Umbria: it sits on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Nera River, and its narrow streets, ancient churches, and stunning views make it a great place to experience. If you like historical reenactments and …

When the sommelier of a deluxe New York hotel wheeled a trolley of fancy aperitifs into the dining room so guests could grandly start their meal, his job was only half done. Minutes later, he returned with another cart, this …

Cocullo is a small, picturesque village located in the heart of the Apennine Mountains in the L’Aquila province of Abruzzo. Usually, life goes on quietly, following the gentle and ancient rhythm of nature all year, but things get more exciting every …

Italian cuisine is known worldwide for its authentic and traditional products. However, in recent years, the Italian-sounding phenomenon has posed a threat to genuine Italian goods. It’s not uncommon to see “Italian” items, complete with Italian names and symbols, but with …


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