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Lifestyle
by Gia Marie Amella | Wed, 02/21/2024 - 08:00
Inside a lecture hall at the Civic Archaeological Museum in Cabras, Sardinia, Dr. Ivo Pirisi leads a rousing talk on tourism and longevity — these days a…
Lifestyle
by Mary Gray | Sat, 02/03/2024 - 16:02
Ed.: Welcome to the inaugural Italy Magazine Round Table, in which members of our team across Italy call in for off-the-cuff conversation about the trending…
Culture
by Italy Magazine Staff | Fri, 01/26/2024 - 11:11
New opportunities to visit a “secret room” beneath Florence’s Medici Chapels complex that contains Michelangelo-attributed drawings are now available from…
Lifestyle
by Toni DeBella | Wed, 11/01/2023 - 12:35
Loretta Lovisa is a petite woman with bright and expressive eyes that sparkle when she speaks — particularly about her line of work. A master needleworker,…
Lifestyle
by Jamie Ditaranto | Fri, 09/01/2023 - 11:19
Like all the villages surrounding Sicily’s Mount Etna, which have been built using the plentiful supply of volcanic stone, Linguaglossa has a smoky look to it…
Travel
by Laura Itzkowitz | Mon, 08/21/2023 - 07:26
One of the enduring cinematic classics set in the Eternal City, Roman Holiday is a romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. Hepburn plays…
Culture
by Alexa Ahern | Mon, 05/08/2023 - 01:45
Emanuela Borio spends her days in the gardens of the past, among the artistic topiaries, observing colorful beds of perennials, and in the shade of 16th…
Culture
by Toni DeBella | Mon, 05/01/2023 - 11:00
A new government-backed international campaign to encourage travel to Italy has been making waves and facing backlash since it was first announced by ENIT, the…
Food & Drink
by Eric Millman | Mon, 04/03/2023 - 06:45
Every spring, tens of thousands of Italians join up at the dinner table in celebration of Passover, an important Jewish holiday centered on the Seder, which…
Food & Drink
by Coral Sisk | Fri, 03/24/2023 - 18:45
It’s spring, and for some 300 million people around the world, that means the arrival of the New Year — Nowruz — a festival that has been celebrated for over…