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Dear Readers,  October, official or not, will always be Italian Heritage Month in the hearts of Italian-Americans throughout the United States of America. Back in the days when Readers sent their “Italian Connections” to me via “snail mail,” Signora Madeline C. of …

The Bilzi family history is typical of our Made in Italy. Everything began with a dream and a sense of initiative typical of the generation that was young during the first years of the past century. From the creation of a dairy specialized …

Il Veneto è la prima regione turistica in Italia con 70 milioni di visite all’anno. La notizia non deve stupire, vista la presenza sul territorio di un gran numero di luoghi iconici e magici, a partire da Venezia che sa …

Is there anything more magical, I wonder, than being in a place like Rome, or Florence, for the first time? The emotion of finally seeing “for real” what we have known all our lives from pictures in books, TV documentaries, …

One morning I awoke to a fruity, musky scent that hung heavy in the air, floating out from the kitchen to all corners of the house. Approaching the stove, I saw a crimson liquid bubbling, sticky bursts popping and clinging …

 Corciano sits atop a hill, proudly guarding the valley that connects the Trasimeno and Tuscany territories with the Tiber Valley. A little jewel of Umbria, some believe its name derives from the Latin Curtius or Coricius, referring to the owner …

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La Basilicata è una di quelle regioni che stupisce chi la visita, ogni volta in un modo nuovo, diverso. Incuneata fra Calabria, Campania e Puglia, la Basilicata è una delle più piccole regioni d’Italia, con evidenti contrasti nella natura del …

Spiaggia libera o stabilimento? This is the eternal question of Italy’s sea vacanzieri.  Spiaggia libera, which means, literally, “free beach,” is open to everyone, but has no services, besides an outdoor shower and public toilets. Stabilimenti, on the other hand, offer full services …

Eleonora Silanus, a teacher who has been teaching Italian to foreigners of all ages for over fourteen years, comes to us directly from Assisi in Umbria with a lovely informative podcast called Italiano con Amore. Eleonora’s podcast is delivered in Italian, so …

Venezia-Hollywood, linea diretta col trionfo. La Mostra del Cinema di Venezia è sempre più trampolino di lancio per conquistare le statuette più ambite della settima arte. Nonostante qualche sorpresa, anche quest’anno, alla 95° edizione dei Premi Oscar, il binomio si …

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