The museum at the birthplace of car legend Enzo Ferrari is a perfect shrine to the man and the brand he created. It's all about style and technology.... Read More
The city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ferrara in Italy is pretty tough. You won't believe what it's survived over the centuries!... Read More
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The Italian city of Ravenna is famous for its mosaics but one young artist is taking the ancient artform and giving it a modern touch!... Read More
It's not far from some of the most popular cities in Italy but Bologna is slightly off the tourist radar. It's part of the charm that helps it feels so hip.... Read More
Making the perfect balsamic vinegar is an art that literally takes decades. Here, at a family house in the Italian city of Modena, some of the best is made.... Read More
The Italian maestro Luigi Tagliavini gives me a special tour of his incredible collection of musical instruments at San Colombano in Bologna, Italy.... Read More
What kind of people would travel all the way to Italy to learn how to drive a Lamborghini on a professional racetrack? And how you could be one of them!... Read More
Driving tips from Lamborghini
Max Venturi has a name designed for speed. It’s no wonder he’s ended up as Lamborghini’s chief test driver and driving instructor. He’s the kind of guy who spends his days behind the wheel of a 350 km/h car and has been featured on television shows like Top Gear.
Now, today, the poor man has the task of trying to teach me how to drive a half a million dollar Lamborghini. And not just any old Lamborghini – the brand new Aventador, which currently has a two year waiting list, with the factory unable to keep up with the demand for this beast.
I’m at the Lamborghini Academy at the famous Imola racetrack in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. There are seven of us at the school today and I fear I am the least experienced. One of the others I speak to has six cars at home... Read More