Festivals

Games

Ruzzola

In Italian, the word ‘ruzzola’ comes from the verb ‘ruzzolare’, or ‘to roll’. The game…

Piastre

When it comes to Italy, traditions tend to have seriously ancient origins. The game of…

Historical reenactments

National holidays

Pasquetta picnic

Pasquetta

First things first, Pasquetta is not the same thing all over Italy. In Genova and…

Religious holidays

chocolate Easter eggs

Pasqua

If the date listed above sounds like a complex mouthful… that’s because it is. Simply…

Songs

Deserted Milano

Azzurro (Blue)

Azzurro is the kind of evergreen you are bound to hear whenever a group of…