Italian Ways

Life + Style
by james.appleton | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 04:41
Since 2014, Pasta Grannies has introduced the world to 250 nonne from Italy and the diaspora. Through YouTube, they show off their skills making pasta by hand…
Life + Style
by John Bensalhia | Tue, 01/07/2020 - 03:44
Italian TV continues to make it big around the world. Some of its most popular telly exports are sold to eager stations around the world. Many of these have…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 11/21/2019 - 00:12
If you want to find a street sign which truly symbolises Italy, you don't have to look very far. In virtually every town and village you will see a bright blue…
Life + Style
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 08/27/2019 - 04:58
Italians are extraordinarily good at entertaining themselves. In summer they organise things to avoid the worst of the blisteringly hot weather. Walk around…
Culture
by rebeccawinke | Thu, 01/17/2019 - 03:25
One of the most perplexing and, often, disappointing discoveries when visiting central Italy—including Umbria and vast swaths of Lazio, Tuscany, and Le Marche…
Life + Style
by rebeccawinke | Tue, 12/04/2018 - 04:23
When new expats imagine what their lives are going to look like in Italy, it is often a Hollywood montage flashing between scenes of fabulous meals, sunsets…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:03
There is probably no Italian household who doesn’t own at least one Moka machine. Because, really, there’s nothing like the smell of freshly brewed moka coffee…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/05/2018 - 03:35
In honor of International Coffee Day, which was just celebrated this past Monday (October 1 each year), we take a look at the different ways in which coffee is…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00
Once upon a time, there was Ferragosto desert. If you found yourself in any Italian city on August 15, you would have thought the apocalypse had come: deserted…
Culture
by elisascarton | Tue, 07/10/2018 - 05:10
Let’s get one thing clear. Tuscans are not romantic. You might have this image of overly passionate and effusively affectionate Italians who will sweep you off…