The term Carnevale derives from the Latin “carnem levare” meaning “remove the meat” because it was originally referring to the..
In the tiny town of Ivrea, in the Piedmont region of Italy, outside of Turin, there is a medieval tradition..
Carnevale di Venezia was first recorded in 1268 and masks have always been a central feature of the celebration. People..
St. Valentine’s Day is synonymous with love and as everyone knows – Italy is the land of love. Known in..
To get a taste of what it was like to enter the Colosseum as a gladiator, tourists and visitors will..
Italy is full of cultural gems, drawing millions of tourists to the country each year, but shockingly, many Italians are..
The Changing Landscape It was the 1950s. The average cost of a new house at the beginning of the decade..
The year was 1931, the country was in the worst economic depression of its 155 years. The great immigration was..
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was born in Florence on May 3, 1469. During the Italian Renaissance, he was a..
In 2009, the earthquake that rocked central Italy left in ruins the Church of St. Peter Apostle in the little..