Our Kitchen Table
Our Italian Kitchen Table
Santa Lucia Day
A festive Italian celebration
The Biggest Christmas Tree in the World
The biggest Christmas tree is the size of a mountain!
The Italian Opera Season
Catch the finest Italian Opera this December
World Pasta Day
Celebrate the world’s favourite Italian food!
La Festa della Madonna della Salute
Celebrate the history of Venice with the locals
Milan’s most competitive race
November music concerts in Italy
Listen to your favourite bands live!
Alba’s White Truffle Market
A celebration of the nation’s favourite ingredient
Cacio al Fuso
The history of Pecorino di Pienza, Italy’s most interesting cheese!
The Venice Marathon
Venice’s most prestigious race returns
We’re all going on a Summer holiday!
La festa dell’Esaltazione della Santa Croce
A celebration of an ancient holy feast
Venice Film Festival
The most prestigious of the ‘Big Three’ film festivals
The carnival of Ivrea
Italy’s biggest food fight!
The Umbria Jazz Festival
Attend the Umbria Jazz festival this summer, one of the largest showcases of jazz in the world. Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana.
Top Italian Art Exhibitions
Soak up some Italian culture this summer with our selection of exhibitions from around the country.
Calcio Fiorentino: A punishing sport!
The history of Calcio Fiorentino, a gruelling Italian sport where most things go! Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana.
The Florence Dance Festival
For a celebration of the classic art form, attend the Florence Dance Festival this summer. Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana.
History of the Italian Sausage
‘Nduja, Salsiccia Napoletana, Salama da sugo, Salsiccia al finocchio We take a look at the best sausages Italy has to offer.
The Best Souvenirs from Italy
Don’t go home empty handed! We share the best products to take home with you from a trip to Italy. Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana.
4 Favorite Italian Melodies
Here’s a roundup of our favourite Italian melodies. Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana: lifestyle, food, culture & travel.
Giro d'Italia - Italy’s answer to the Tour de France
A monster race across 3,383km of Italian countryside. Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana: lifestyle, food, culture & travel.
Shakespeare’s Italian Plays
Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona William Shakespeare set some of his plays in Verona for a number of very good reasons! Find out more!
Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A this Spring
Marvel at the unique works of the early Renaissance master and modern artworks inspired by his influential legacy.
Celebration of the Romeo and Juliet balcony in Verona
Verona is renowned for its architectural heritage, but perhaps one of its most famous sites is the house of Shakespeare’s Juliet, and the famous balcony where Romeo declared his undying love.
Quotes from Great Italians
A little Italian wisdom can go a long way! Have a look at this collection of our favourite quotes from some of Italy’s most famous names.
Flavours of the North
A selection of delicacies, all deriving from northern Italy
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