Italy's Best

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/23/2020 - 00:00
Bologna’s famous porticoes have been approved as the Italian candidate for 2020 to Unesco’s World Heritage List. The decision was taken by Unesco’s Italian…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:00
Arancini have definitively conquered the U.K. The word that describes the fried rice balls typical of Sicilian cuisine has just entered the prestigious Oxford…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/30/2019 - 05:20
In Italy, coffee is a religion with millions of worshipers. Yet, most of these devotees know nothing about the object of their devotion, despite being…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:15
[Rocco Petrone at Cape Kennedy in 1969. Photo: Nasa.] The 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing - 20 July 1969 - was just celebrated, and here's the…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:00
[Waving from the ISS. Photo: ESA.] We couldn’t think of a better subject to write about for International Women’s Day than the extraordinary Samantha…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/05/2019 - 09:25
Inclusion in Unesco’s World Heritage list has become a coveted target as the status is said to bring more visitors to a destination. So every year, decisions…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/08/2019 - 06:19
Bubbly Prosecco epitomizes la dolce vita italiana – and that may be the reason for its success. Fresh, light-bodied, dry and fruity, it is the perfect drink…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/18/2018 - 00:00
The Soave wine country of the Veneto region in northern Italy was awarded a special recognition by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:53
Dante Alighieri Also known simply as Dante, this late Middle Ages poet was ahead of his time in a number of ways. Dante wished to push forward the boundaries…