La Settimana Bianca

La Settimana Bianca

Before we begin, what is the “white week?” Just like the name suggests, “la settimana bianca” is a week-long vacation that most Italians take every year in January or February to go ski with their family and friends immersed in the fluffy white...

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Easy Torrone Recipe

Easy Torrone Recipe

If you are feeling ambitious, you should try making last year’s recipe of the classic Pandoro Veronese; a must during the holidays for every Italian family. This year’s recipe is much simpler and really hard to mess up so get your hands chocolaty...

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Benvenuto Autunno!

Benvenuto Autunno!

Every season has its charm, but for many fall is the most beautiful one, both for its glowing colors and for the nice cool breeze that finally sweeps away the muggy heat of summer. Obviously, depending on where you live, fall could have already...

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The Italian “Sagre”

The Italian “Sagre”

Italy is certainly known to be a country rich of historical, architectural and cultural marvels; but among everything else it is first and foremost the kingdom of delicious, healthy, and fresh food. And what better way to celebrate this...

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Venice Film Festival 2020

Venice Film Festival 2020

The Venice International Film Festival is one of the first – and most famous – festivals of world cinema (alongside with the Cannes Film Festival and the Berlin Film Festival, also known as the “Big Three”). Its official...

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Paolo & Francesca

Paolo & Francesca

The story of Paolo and Francesca is more than just a legend; their tragic love story still fascinates many people and has been the subject of many compositions by poets, musicians and writers; even Dante puts them in his “Divine...

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La Notte di San Lorenzo

La Notte di San Lorenzo

The night of San Lorenzo is one of the most anticipated events of the whole summer, with the Perseids meteor shower also known as the “tears of San Lorenzo.” Shooting stars have always aroused emotions in anyone who looks at them. It...

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The Legend of Burano Lace

The peculiar nature of Burano, a charming island in the Venice lagoon, is engaging: small colorful houses, typical restaurants, and the voices of tourists wandering through shops, stalls, and lace shops, typical product of Burano’s economy...

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La Leggenda del Nodo d’Amore

  The Legend of the Knot Love At the end of the fourteenth century, during the numerous wars in the north of Italy, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, lord of Milan, reached the banks of the Mincio river with his troops and camped there to work out a...

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