Italy

Casa dolce casa

By Claudia Quesito La casa—which translates as both “home” and “house”—holds a special place for...

Arte online

By Claudia Quesito At the beginning of 2020, Italy was the first country in the Western world to be hit by COVID-19...

La festa degli innamorati

By Claudia Quesito In Italy, Valentine’s Day is called San Valentino. As you may be able to guess, it is named...

Il rito del caffè

By Claudia Quesito Coffee in Italy is much more than a drink: it’s a social ritual and a revered break from...

City Guide #3: Milano

By Claudia Quesito Milano is the administrative center of Lombardia—one of the biggest and wealthiest regions of...

Tradizioni natalizie

By Claudia Quesito Christmas is widely celebrated in Italy. Not all families who celebrate are religious, but over...

Italian American Heritage Month

By Claudia Quesito Every year in October, the United States officially celebrates Italian Americans’ contributions...

Past Tenses: Passato Prossimo Versus Imperfetto

By- Claudia Quesito The main tenses used to talk about the past are passato prossimo (present perfect), imperfetto...

Italian Design

By Claudia Quesito Together with the unavoidable food, design is one of the Italian icons, known and celebrated...

La Street Art in Italia

By Claudia Quesito Virtually everywhere around the world, street art has a controversial history. Often born as an...