• Just two weeks ago, on the 15 November 2017, an unusual theme park was opened in Bologna, Italy. Which is the theme? Of course, food! And its name is FICO Eataly World. The idea behind Eataly is to...

  • A meme of a cartoonish bee with a sign “If we die we are taking you with us” looks quite funny but there is actually nothing funny about the bee decline problem the world is currently facing: we need to save the...

  • No holiday meal is complete without a desert. At Christmas, while American families make the traditional pumpkin pie and the Englishmen enjoy the yummy Christmas pudding, the Italians have their piece of the local Christmas cake that fills their houses with the smell of...

  • Italian mafia is “famous” all over the world. Some people perceive it as a sort of science fiction character: so many movies and books were written about the Italian mafia. But for the South Italian citizens mafia has nothing to do with...

  • Every year around October or November a traditional fall food festival is organized in most Italian towns and villages. The autumn food fest is called “Castagnata” which can be literally translated as “The Chestnut Day”. And there is a reason: Castagnata is mainly characterized...

  • Nine Italian startups were presented at the end of October at the Italian Institute of Culture in Beijing during the Chinese edition of “Made in Italy 2.0.2.0”. This event is organized by iStarter with an aim to introduce...

  • Abruzzo is an Italian region located on the Eastern coast of the country, right above Puglia. As all the Italian regions it is full of wonderful sandy beaches, boundless flourishing forests and national parks, Roman remains and cute tiny Southern Italian villages....

  • Bologna, a city located in the Central Italy, is about to become the headquarters of the European weather forecast data center. Italy has always been strong in meteorology, but its ambitions to become the origin and the main base of the European...

  • The name Alpini in Italian means literally “alpines, people from the Alps”. This unusual name belongs to an elite mountain warfare military corps of the Italian army. The soldiers for this corps are...

  • According to the latest data provided by Eurostat and published by the environmental NGO Kyoto Club Italy recycles 76,9% of the total amount of waist which is nearly twice as much as the total European waste...

  • If you are planning to visit Rome or other cities around the Italian capital, it would be a nice idea to include some unusual sites to your tourist itinerary. Ready to accept the challenge? Today we are going to tell you about...

  • In childhood all of us have dreamed about living in an imaginary floating home with all the necessary utilities and an arabesque design. An Italian architect Giancarlo Zema has turned this “childish” fantasy into reality. His project Water Nest created for a...

  • Apart from producing the well-known Budweiser beer the American group of companies Anheauser Busch controls also Leffe and Stella Artois brands. This year the US beer giant signed an agreement with the Italian energy company Enel...

  • Bormida is a tiny mountain village in the North-West of Italy in the Liguria region. As many Italian villages with no special touristic sites around nowadays it finds itself in a risky situation of underpopulation. The town mayor, Daniele Galliano, found a...

  • Planning a trip to Italy and looking for attractive sites to visit? Last Tuesday we started an article about the most beautiful places in Italy and here is the continuation of the top Italian destination list. The most beautiful...

  • Italy is well-known all over the world for its delicious food and melodious language, its cultural heritage and a good taste in fashion and interior design. But the biggest treasure of Italy is, with no doubt, its marvellous nature and the endless...

  • In one of our previous articles we have talked about 12 successful Italian startup companies. To continue with the good news from the Italian startup world, today we would like to present you another case of how Italian entrepreneurs propose...

  • The term "Milan Fashion Week" was officialy born in the 1958 when the city of Milan joined Paris, New York and London forming the so-called “Big Four Fashion Weeks”. Since the first edition Milan Fashion Week has been taking place semi-annually with...

  • “Vendemmia” or the grape harvest in Italy is the period when the grapes get picked up from the plant. Later some grape types will be sold on the fruit markets and other will be used for the wine making. How the...