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The beauty of Sicily for half the price? It may happen this summer

The world has been fighting the same enemy. Reality is, there is not such a thing as escaping the virus, but in Italy we’ve finally reached a moment...

Alluring Italy remains our dream – even from the armchair

A quote attributed to the 18th-century British writer, literary critic and moralist Dr. Samuel Johnson goes: “A man who has not been in Italy is...

Happy birthday, Roma! And another two thousands of these years

On the 21st of April, Rome turned 2.773 years old, but this was a very strange birthday indeed. No one was around her streets celebrating, there were...

L’Italia Chiamò: uniforms and white coats in our war against an invisible enemy

Everything started with the Aeronautica Militare ’s first flights to bring back home all the Italians living in China. They lived, worked, studied in...

Choose Italy to show your love

On the 4th of May , the vast majority of Italy’s productive activities will open and almost three million workers will return to work. A first,...

Word of the Day: Allegria

Allegria! (Ahl-lai-gree-ah) means fun, gaiety, cheerfulness. Italians are known to be gente allegra, cheerful people, and it shows especially in hard...

La parola a voi: love for Italy from L’Italo-Americano’s readers

The fourth week on lockdown in Italy starts today, 30th of March. Fifteen days ago, I made a post on L’Italo-Americano Facebook page, asking to you...

We are all on the same boat, in the same storm, from Italy to the West Coast

We’ve been coyly rising our hopes in Italy, but we know the emergency is far from over. The infection has been slowing down, but 800 deaths every day...

The Coronavirus crisis: Italy, my wounded land, garland of love

I woke up to a dystopian reality on February 22 when at dawn I heard that the novel coronavirus exploded in our efficient, modern, German-like...

Italian science against the coronavirus: it’s a battle we’ll win!

One thing Italians have been reminded of during these first 20 days of coronavirus emergency is the quality and resilience of their healthcare system...

An infection of humanity: an Italian lesson that reaches the US amid the Covid-19 storm

We are going to press when Italy has just surpassed 8 0.000 positive coronavirus cases , aware of how the peak has yet to come in spite of the...

Her Majesty, la pastiera

It’s not Easter quite yet, but it doesn’t mean we can’t have a chat about pastiera — the most traditional Neapolitan Easter dessert — and learn how...

Italy at the times of Covid-19: fighting the virus with art

Today, 18th of March , we are just starting our second week in isolation. The streets are empty and everything is incredibly silent, without the...
Passeggiata fiorentina sul Terrazzo di Giunone a Palazzo Vecchio in compagnia del Putto di Verrocchio

Passeggiata fiorentina sul Terrazzo di Giunone a Palazzo Vecchio in compagnia del Putto di Verrocchio

Il Terrazzo di Giunone, attiguo alla Sala degli Elementi nel museo di Palazzo Vecchio, a Firenze, è stato restaurato ed è tornato ad ospitare il...

A virus won’t stop the heart of Italy

I won’t speak about data and numbers, about contagion and hospitalizations: you can get all that type of information somewhere else. I’ve even...