Italy's Treasures

Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 01/16/2020 - 03:09
The artist Raffaello Sanzio—better known as Raphael—is one of the undisputed masters of the High Renaissance style in Italy. But when you realize that the…
Culture
by Magda Lauer | Tue, 10/29/2019 - 04:58
The man who captured an Era Without Giorgio Vasari’s life work we would not have the insight into the art scene of the Renaissance that we have today. In fact…
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…
Culture
by rochelledelborrello | Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:44
We explored the plethora of art that Sicily has to offer in part one of this two part series, now we have the rest of what artworks you don't want to miss on…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00
Bernardo Bertolucci, the Oscar-winning director of “The Last Emperor”, widely considered one of the greatest filmmakers in the world, died on Monday at his…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:40
Antonio Carluccio In Britain, Antonio Carluccio was just as well known in his native Italy as a familiar face on TV cooking programmes such as Saturday Kitchen…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:40
Michelozzo di Bartolomeo Michelozzo Influential Renaissance-era architect Michelozzo di Bartolomeo Michelozzo was on the regular payroll of Cosimo de' Medici.…
Culture
by Magda Lauer | Tue, 08/28/2018 - 04:45
This year on the 10th November this brilliant composer and musician, often referred to as’ Parrot Estrada’, will turn ninety! The huge body of work, spanning…
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…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 07/26/2018 - 00:46
Luigi Bezzerra (and Desiderio Pavoni) There's nothing like a sip of espresso to wake you up. With its distinctive, strong taste, it's a drink enjoyed by…