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When we think of Italian history, thoughts fly to Rome and the Renaissance, certainly not to the very early centuries – or should we say, millennia – of Humankind’s own existence, prehistory.  To put it very simply, we tend to draw …

Late autumn in the United States sends a wake-up call to intrepid hunters to get up at the crack of dawn, pack their shotguns or rifles and prowl designated fields and woods in search of deer, ducks and other game. …

Our readers are familiar with the 1 Euro homes frenzy that has taken Italy by storm in the past three years. Italophiles around the world have been enticed by the opportunity to snatch village-center, traditionally-built properties for the price of a coffee …

Montecatini Terme is, perhaps, the most famous among all spa towns in Italy. Its historical and natural importance, as well as fame, are such that it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage as one of Europe’s great spa towns. Located …

The quaint town of Volterra, in the Pisa province of Tuscany, is known worldwide as the Italian capital of alabaster. The precious, diaphanous stone has been at the heart of the area’s economy and craftsmanship tradition for centuries, since Etruscan times. But …


The stunning Amalfi coastline might be one of Italy’s most recognized landscapes. A spectacularly clear sea laps at the shore of one picturesque town after the other, each a tumble of pastel buildings and majolica tiled church domes arranged like …

We don’t need to explain what the idea of Made in Italy is. It stands for a series of key characteristics, quality above them all, but also know-how, attention to detail, and reliability. And while food and fashion are probably what first comes to …

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, the energy issue has been one of the most debated in Europe: with large countries almost fully dependent on Russian sources, fears for rising prices and the potential block of Russian energy …

 We Italians are known for having pretty strong feelings and opinions about things: for most of us, being diplomatic doesn’t come easily, even though Italy is considered one of the founding nations of the art of diplomacy. Perhaps it boils down to …

Valle d’Aosta, the smallest region of Italy, is tucked away at the northwestern corner of Piedmont. A beautiful Alpine heart, filled to the brim with traditions, history, and natural beauty. Popular among trekkers and skiers, it is one of the …


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