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Articles by: Juidith Harris

  • Good news on the tourism front: cultural tourism is on the rise in Italy, in a trend that contradicts what's happening elsewhere in Europe. In 2015, the ì visitors to Italian museums rose by 6% over 2014, resulting in a boost in income of no less than 14%. At the same time Italian treasures are cultural ambassadors abroad.
  • This Easter Holy Week is marked by sorrow for the deaths in Spain of young students, including seven Italian girls, in a tragic bus accident, and by the wanton terrorist violence in Brussels. But the ancient traditions continue with, first and foremost, religious celebrations that honor the past but also reflect changing times. And after Easter comes the fun of "Pasquetta."
  • Life & People
    Juidith Harris(March 23, 2016)
    This Easter Holy Week is marked by sorrow for the deaths in Spain of young students, including seven Italian girls, in a tragic bus accident, and by the wanton terrorist violence in Brussels. But the ancient traditions continue with, first and foremost, religious celebrations that honor the past but also reflect changing times. And after Easter comes the fun of "Pasquetta."
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Juidith Harris(March 19, 2016)
    Fundamental within the deep-rooted Italian culture, its multi-faceted cuisine is also an ambassador helping to put Italy's best foot forward. In recognition of this, on March 15 the Foreign Ministry in Rome hosted a meeting at which a worldwide campaign to promote high quality Italian cuisine and wines was launched. Top chefs will participate. "Together we are winners, and that is why we are here today," the noted chef Carlo Cracco said.
  • The changes in attitude toward the family continue to top the Italian political agenda this week, with Parliament called to pronounce upon legalization of civil and same-sex unions. Whatever the outcome, the Italian family has changed drastically in recent years, as Istat statistics show.
  • The changes in attitude toward the family continue to top the Italian political agenda this week, with Parliament called to pronounce upon legalization of civil and same-sex unions. Whatever the outcome, the Italian family has changed drastically in recent years, as Istat statistics show.
  • The changes in attitude toward the family continue to top the Italian political agenda this week, with Parliament called to pronounce upon legalization of civil and same-sex unions. Whatever the outcome, the Italian family has changed drastically in recent years, as Istat statistics show.
  • The changes in attitude toward the family continue to top the Italian political agenda this week, with Parliament called to pronounce upon legalization of civil and same-sex unions. Whatever the outcome, the Italian family has changed drastically in recent years, as Istat statistics show.
  • The changes in attitude toward the family continue to top the Italian political agenda this week, with Parliament called to pronounce upon legalization of civil and same-sex unions. Whatever the outcome, the Italian family has changed drastically in recent years, as Istat statistics show.

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