Immigration
Tourism & Places

Many Happy Returns, an interview with Senator Giacobbe

Senator Francesco Giacobbe, member of the Italian Senate since 2013 and living in Australia, actively promotes "Turismo di Ritorno" a program to reinvigorate the post-pandemic Italian tourist Industry.

by

Raffaele Caputo

on

17/4/2024

Traditions
Tourism & Places

Mythical creatures, angry goddesses, and undying lovers

Italy as a land of ancient myths and legends. With its deep ancient history, it is no surprise that Italy is home to many landmarks with legendary origins. Here are four fantastical places to spark the imagination.

by

Isabella Vagnoni

on

1/3/2024

Travel
Tourism & Places

Negative influencers - The problem of overtourism in Italy

Millions of tourists flood into Italy every year, making it one of the most visited and photographed countries in the world, but how does the deluge of online posts affect the communities behind the posts?

by

Edoardo Vijge

on

8/1/2024

Travel
Tourism & Places

Peripheral poetry

Rome’s surprisingly tranquil Mandrione suburb conceals an unusual piece of Roman history. Segmento took a walk along Rome’s most modern aqueduct through a fascinating district far from the Rome your average tourist sees.

Travel
Tourism & Places

Rugged Italy - Autumn in le Marche

Few tourists know that Italy is the most biodiverse country in Europe. Breathtaking scenery, rustic charm, and local Autumnal fare were the order of the day as we enjoyed an out-of-season jaunt in the Apennines.

by

Elena Sofia Doria

on

26/9/2023

Travel
Tourism & Places

The road to paradise runs through Garbatella

Visiting the modern Roman suburb at the heart of Europe’s sacred geography

Travel
Tourism & Places

A tale of three abbeys

Off the well-beaten tourist circuit in Umbria, a fascinating story links three small and secluded abbeys. Follow us along this winding road.

by

Luca Morandini

on

23/6/2023

Travel
Tourism & Places

The most romantic places in Calabria

Calabria is a land famous mostly for the sea, but full of hidden spots with outstanding scenery and legends about love and jealousy. Le Vie della Perla Tour Operator guides us through the most romantic places to discover

by

Valeria Bisciglia

on

1/5/2023

Food trends
Tourism & Places

Arancini Art, Puopolo Salumi & Vannella Cheese: blending Italian traditions with Italo-Australian business practices

With the step into the 21st century the Australian food landscape has become widely diverse, with this vast nation's food industry also heavily influenced by foreign values and trends - particularly in the urban areas.

by

Jytte Holmqvist

on

26/3/2020

Travel
Tourism & Places

Unheralded treasures

The North African country of Tunisia has a strong connection with ancient Rome. Many monuments in this country can rival those found in Italy, making it a fascinating place to consider as a travel destination.

by

Chris Valcanov

on

23/5/2023

Photography
Tourism & Places

Of pitchstone and reminiscence

Public art, industrial heritage, and urban regeneration in Sicily. Retracing the steps of FestiWall, Bitume Platform aims to prompt a conversation around the urban landscape and its industrial memory.

by

Cristiano Capuano

on

8/5/2023

Travel
Tourism & Places

The unrivaled beauty of Syracuse

Discovering the gems of Ortigia Island with the eyes of a local. There are more than 2,000 reasons to visit the enchanting city of Syracuse, one of the most stunning places in Italy and, dare I say, in the whole world.

by

Carla Trigilia

on

11/4/2023

Travel
Tourism & Places

A whirl of ghosts and angels

Rione Sanità is one of the most ancient areas of Naples’ center. The neighborhood has become home to a large piece of the city’s street art heritage, which has played a major role in urban renewal and social inclusion.

by

Cristiano Capuano

on

26/2/2023

Travel
Tourism & Places

Stories and journeys off the beaten track

He stands for almost 2 hours as he recounts his escapades, and I am entranced. I can’t look away. He’s got me. This is Dario Castaldo.

by

Jenna Lo Bianco

on

1/2/2023

Migrants
Tourism & Places

Macedonia-Italy Migration

A connection built on tobacco and wine. We love a successful migration story: this one features Piedmont and Macedonia, and how tobacco and wine forged a relationship between two magnificent countries.

by

Chris Valcanov

on

1/12/2022

Travel
Tourism & Places

Provenà§al Heritage in Piedmont

From Piedmont to Catalunia, the Occitan area crosses the borders of Italy, Spain, and France, and its heritage is still reflected in today's language, culture, and traditions of the remote western valleys of Piedmont.

by

Ambra Dalmasso

on

30/10/2022

Migrants
Tourism & Places

What does it mean to be an Italian abroad?

The concept of nationality comes from that feeling that binds us to places, people, memories, the one made of tiny everyday gestures. This article is a personal reflection of what it is like to live abroad as an Italian.

by

Ambra Dalmasso

on

11/10/2022

Food trends
Tourism & Places

FROM THE RICH SOIL OF TUSCIA TO THE AUSTRALIAN TABLE

Etruscan Import is the first food operator that imports from one single area in Italy. (In the photo Natalie and Simone, Founders of Etruscan Imports)

by

Hayley J. Egan

on

26/3/2020

Food trends
Tourism & Places

The King's Cheese

The North Italian Gorgonzola cheese can be traced back to the 9th Century.

Chefs
Tourism & Places

NINE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR FOOD HABITS

Chefs Silvia Colloca, Giovanni Pilu & Stefano Pingue in conversation with Daniele Curto

by

Daniele Curto

on

26/3/2020

Chefs
Tourism & Places

CUSTODIAN OF ONE OF THE RAREST PASTA IN THE WORLD

Chef Leo Gelsomino tells Jytte Holmqvist how he learned to master the mystical art of Sardinian pasta Su Filindeu.

by

Jytte Holmqvist

on

26/3/2020

Food trends
Tourism & Places

TASTY NEWS FROM THE WORLD

Street food and the cultural openness to unfamiliar flavours.

by

Giuseppe Santoro

on

26/3/2020

Coffee
Tourism & Places

HOW MUCH WOULD YOU PAY FOR THE PERFECT CUP OF COFFEE?

Since the 1500s, the Italians have developed an enviable coffee culture. A culture many other countries also enjoy today.

by

Editorial Staff

on

19/3/2020

Chefs
Tourism & Places

AT SASSY.X ASIAN CUISINE INFLUENCES ITALIAN TRADITION

Sassy.x is a highly successful fusion-type restaurant. Modern and funky but still steeped in traditional Italian culinary traditions.

by

Jytte Holmqvist

on

22/1/2020

Food trends
Tourism & Places

MAKING A MEDITERRANEAN DIET WORK DOWN UNDER

Barbecued, stir-fried or roasted, there's no doubt that Aussies love their meat. Consuming on average nearly 100 kilograms of meat per person per year, Australians are among the top meat consumers worldwide.

by

Editorial Staff

on

11/12/2019

Food trends
Tourism & Places

Giuseppe and Riccardo bring Italian food craftsmanship to Australia

Italy, rich with culture and home to countless culinary traditions, is the inspiration for several businesses that have recently flourished here in Australia.

by

Elaine Bocchini

on

28/5/2019

Business people
Tourism & Places

Far above the expectations, Chrismont will surprise you in several ways

Life sometimes is more creative than your dreams. For sure Arnie Pizzini couldn't even imagine what his father's property would have become in time, but he had an intuition.

by

Elaine Bocchini

on

13/6/2018

Wine
Tourism & Places

The red wine and the unexpected benefits of moderate drinking

Several studies confirm that drinking wine in moderation benefits brain and its functions. In particular, it protects the brain from memory loss, dementia and cognitive decline.

by

Agata Grimaldi

on

20/4/2018

Food trends
Tourism & Places

When in Rome, eat in Testaccio

The last time I was in Rome I stayed in Testaccio, as recommended by a Roman friend. You'll love it, she told me, and she was right.

by

Rachael Martin

on

19/3/2018

Pizza
Tourism & Places

Neapolitan true gluten-free pizza

For the gluten-free folks out there craving a delicious and satisfying slice of pizza, look no further! World Pizza Champion Andrea Cozzolino shares his recipe for a truly authentic Neapolitan gluten free pizza.

by

Andrea Cozzolino

on

11/8/2017

Food trends
Tourism & Places

Discovering the food treasures of Melbourne off the beaten tracks

Melbourne has many popular places to enjoy food and shop around but it also holds quite a few pleasant surprises for those who are prepared to venture in less known territory.

by

Ilaria Garfagna

on

25/5/2017

Food trends
Tourism & Places

That's Amore Diavoletti, 2017 Champion flavoured cheese

That's Amore Cheese Diavoletti has been crowned Champion Flavoured Cheese at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards, the Grand Final of dairy competitions in the country.

by

Daniele Curto

on

13/2/2017

Food trends
Tourism & Places

That's amore cheese

The words of America's notorious chef could not sound more true in describing Giorgio Linguanti, Melbourne's premier specialty cheese maker and proprietor of That's Amore Cheese...

by

Nelli Altson

on

26/12/2016

Food trends
Tourism & Places

'The magnificent seven' competing for the best boutique olive oil

Allow me to begin by saying a mea culpa! When I discovered that seven of the most influential Melbourne-based Italian-Australian businessmen owning their own olive groves...

by

Daniele Curto

on

25/12/2015

Pizza
Tourism & Places

Circa900 Pizzeria

The only gospel for a Neapolitan pizzaiolo is to knead by tradition- al methods! The recent visit of the "TRUE NEAPOLITAN PIZZA ASSOCIATION" (AVPN) in Melbourne ....

by

Daniele Curto

on

25/12/2015

Pizza
Tourism & Places

The original Italian rotating pizza oven

Marana Forni Ovens are Made in Italy to the highest of standards, from design to craftsmanship production of every single part.

by

Marana Forni

on

20/12/2015

Wine
Tourism & Places

A festival showcasing the best of the Italian wine production

On October 11, The Melbourne Royal Exhibition hosted the Vinitalia Food & Wine Festival, the largest display of Italian wines ever held in Australia.

Restaurants
Tourism & Places

The story behind the creators of Il Melograno

When I first visited Il Melograno, an extremely cosy café and ice cream parlor located in Northcote, I was suddenly struck by the beauty of the place: its nature-inspired design made of...

by

Laura D'Angelo

on

2/12/2015

Wine
Tourism & Places

TAP Wine by the glass

A new way to enjoy fine Italian wines by the glass. Andrew De Angelis is the founder of TAP., a brand of "“wine on tap" promoting a new concept to serve fine wines by the glass.

by

Laura D'Angelo

on

1/12/2015

Food trends
Tourism & Places

The bakery that has restored true Italian bread making

Five years ago I was diagnosed with an allergy to wheat: this was heartbreaking news. In a very short amount of time I had to re-train my brain to overlook the yeasty, crusty temptation, and seek guilty starchy pleasures in other forms; needless to say it took its toll. How ridiculous! – you might say. Take bread away from an Italian, however, and the situation gets serious.

by

Jenna Lo Bianco

on

15/10/2017

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