Espresso, macchiato o cappuccino?

Espresso, macchiato o cappuccino?

THE ART OF COFFEECoffee is undoubtedly one the most popular beverages in the world. It made its first appearance in Venice in 1570 thanks to Prospero Alpino, a physician from Padova, who returning from a trip to the far East, took a few bags of coffee with him, and...
Chip-and-PIN credit cards

Chip-and-PIN credit cards

NEWSVery soon, before traveling to Italy and Europe in general, you may want to take into consideration upgrading your magnetic-stripe credit cards to a chip-and-PIN card, as less and less merchants have been accepting the swipe and sign credit cards. This type of...
Eating Italian Style

Eating Italian Style

TRADITIONS Italians love to talk about food. Men and women alike. At some point in our conversation, whether we’re in Beijing or on an African Safari, either with friends or mere acquaintances, food becomes the main topic, and we engage on lengthy and detailed...
Arena Opera Museum

Arena Opera Museum

PERMANENT EXHIBITION, Palazzo Forti, Verona‘AMO’ means ‘I love’ in Italian, and this acronym fits perfectly with the spirit of the permanent exhibition “Dall’Idea alla Scena”, which first opened in 2012 at Palazzo Forti in Verona. The passion and love that Italians...
Stark Raving Art

Stark Raving Art

NEWSThe man stood stark naked in front the painting. He contemplated it first, then stared at it transfixed. He then slowly began to re-enact the scene: he mimicked the pose, then spread rose petals all around himself. “The Birth of Venus” by Sandro Botticelli...