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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 …

Umbria is the heart of Italy, quite literally: it is almost perfectly at the center of the peninsula, nestled as it is between Tuscany, Marche, and Lazio. It is also known as the “garden of Italy,” because of the beauty of …

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 …

Finally, you can travel to Italy when and how you want. Covid-19 times seem to be over, at least when it comes to restrictions. At the same time, things are not quite the way they used to be when it comes to tourism.  …

Are we ready to get a ticket to visit Venice? We say it so often: some of our cities are true open-air museums, but how would we feel if we, actually, had to pay a ticket to walk their streets? …


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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …


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