Our Kitchen Table
Our Italian Kitchen Table
Bologna Christmas Markets
Visit Bologna over the festive season
Christmas in Italy
How do Italians spend Christmas?
Florence Winter Park
A place for winter sports fans!
Best bars around Verona
Make sure you grab a glass at one of the best bars in our hometown!
Parmigiano Reggiano’s unique flavour
The distinctive cheese is a favourite for good reason!
Tuscany Olive harvest
Take advantage of the olive season this November
Italian sayings in English
Sometimes the best way to express yourself is to use a little colloquial lingo!
The beautiful landscapes of Southern Italy
Here are some top locations to visit
The capitals of the Italian regions
Learn more about the geography of Italy
Famous Italian myths
How well do you know these Italian legends?
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!”
Six Celebrities you didn’t know are Italian
All it takes is a little Italian flair to make a star
Five of the most beautiful lakes and rivers in Italy
We share some of the most serene lakes and rivers in Italy. Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana: lifestyle, food, culture & travel.
Unlock the Gateway to the Amalfi Coast
One of the smallest, prettiest islands in Italy!
Ypsigrock Music Festival 2016
Rock out, medieval Style!
Ten of the best Italian Inventions.
From Ravioli, to jeans, to scooters and pianos! A list of the best Italian inventions....
Fascinating facts that you never knew about Italy
You learn something new everyday!
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
The collection brings together Italy’s finest artists during the first half of the twentieth century. Be inspired with Giovanni Rana.
The Great Italian Tour
We share some insider knowledge on the most scenic landscapes of Italy, cherry-picked by Giovanni Rana.
What is Italian ‘Agriturismo’?
Where better to escape day to day life than the Italian countryside? Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana.
Top Tomatoes: A guide to Italian tomatoes
We showcase two regions in Italy growing distinctive varieties Naples and Sicily and find out why these areas are so rich in the versatile fruits in the world.
Traditional Lasagne: Different in each region of Italy
Think classic Italian comfort food? Think lasagne! Be inspired by the best of Italy with Giovanni Rana: lifestyle, food, culture & travel.
Best Times to Visit Tuscany
We give you the lowdown on Tuscany in the spring. Eat al fresco in the sunshine and enjoy uncrowded streets and sights before the hordes of high season descend.
A Guide to Florence
A cultural and gastronomic look at this northern region of Italy.
A culinary guide to Verona
Verona is a globally renowned gastronomic hub, so it should come as no surprise that this is the city that Giovanni Rana calls home.
The provenance of Parmigiano-Reggiano
This moreish hard cheese has featured on the menus of European banquets and been a staple ingredient for families across Italy for centuries.
Guide to Verona
Fair Verona, the centrepiece of the Giovanni Rana story.
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