• You might have heard about Sicily and its main city Palermo in many ways. From the thousand of thousand of sicilian expat all around the world, about the delicious cannoli or, maybe thanks to many movies, for be the birthplace of the...

  • Turin used to be ignored by the international tourists who chose Italy for their holiday in the past. Often considered only an industrial centre with few points of interest, this city remained out of the usual touristic route Venice-Florence-Rome. Recently, the trend seems...

  • Valerio Pagliarino, a 16-year-old Italian high school student from the province of Asti (Piedmont), has won first prize in this year's European Union Contest for Young Scientists. Pagliarino prevailed in the field of computing with a project titled "LaserWAN: laser broadband Internet...

  • Italian soccer coach Claudio Ranieri got an honorary degree in sports sciences ("Scienze e tecniche dello sport") from the University of Perugia, the latest addition to a string of accolades showered on the 65-year-old Roman soccer coach since he led English football...

  • All the streets lead to Rome. The center of the world, as was globally considered from the Roman Empire’s time until the middle ages, is one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations for good reason. The Eternal City certainly has its fair...

  • A couple days ago the President of the United States Barack Obama and First Lady have welcomed the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Mrs. Agnese Landini, to the White House for the last Official Visit and State Dinner hosted...

  • Football is a passionate game and is infamous for its “caught up in the moment” actions of unsporting behaviour. This could be about to change as a new card has been introduced that promotes sportsmanship on the pitch. A card that rewards...

  • Florence is one of the most fascinating Italian cities. Even though it is famous all over the world, most of the people think of the same well-known things when it comes to Florence. We have selected 10 curious fact about the Tuscan...

  • In the 2016 Milan became the winner of the Access City Award. This annual award is organized by the European Commission with a purpose to recognize the efforts and capability of the European cities to improve accessibility for disabled...

  • Naples is a city of contrasts. It’s known all over the world. Someone admires it, someone is controversial. But it definitely cannot leave anyone indifferent. Naples is located in the south of Italy and it is one of the biggest and...

  • October is probably one of the best periods to appreciate Italian gastronomy in its birthplaces. In this month, in fact, there is plenty of food fairs all over the Italian territory dedicated to culinary products, such as wine, mushrooms, truffle and chocolate,...

  • Italy has ended the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics on the ninth place in the medal table with 39 medals, including 10 golds, 14 silvers and 15 bronzes: the 2016 edition of the Paralympic games held in Brazil brought in the best performance for Italy...

  • A gondolier is a gondola driver in Venice and most of us know this from the school lessons. But when it actually comes to the profession of a gondolier many questions arise. So let's look a little closer at this famous profession...

  • Sometimes it's easier to get lost in closed space than in the outdoors but not anymore thanks to Nextome. Three young Italian startuppers, Vincenzo Dentamaro, Domenico Colucci and Giangiuseppe Tateo, have developed this navigation system which works in indoor environments, such...

  • Bologna is s city of students, delicious food, red roofs and old houses that for many years have been attracting attention even of the most famous architects. The patron of Bologna is Saint Petronius who helped the city to become independent in...

  • The Italian cinema started its development at the beginning of the XX century. Since then the Italian movies have had numerous significant successes both inside the country and all over the world. Italian movies: anything but simple As everything Italian the Italian movies can cut to the quick...

  • Italy is often considered as a country of fashion, design and good food. This vision is definitely correct and has it's obvious grounds. However every year many successful business enterprises are being launched in Italy which dignifies the Bel Paese in a very different way. Today...

  • Even in a challenging economic environment as today's, investing in Italy can be worthwhile. That's the strong belief behind the Italian advisory company Vertus: founded five years ago by Alessandro Ielo and Zandonini Gutris, who are now its managing...

  • A town square (“piazza” in Italian) is usually one of the main city attractions. In Italy, thanks the rich historic heritage of the country,  you can find all kind of squares: from immense roman squares to renaissance squares with their perfect geometrical forms,...