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by AlexSakalis | Mon, 08/02/2021 - 09:23
Giovanni “Gio” Ponti (1891-1979) is widely regarded as one of the most influential architects and designers of all time. A modern-day renaissance man, his six…
Travel
by phoebejessicahunt | Sat, 06/26/2021 - 03:14
Santa Maria Novella station—sometimes referred to as Stazione Centrale and abbreviated as Firenze SMN—is Florence’s major national and regional train station,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/06/2021 - 03:27
In a couple of years, you may be able to stand in the center of the Colosseum’s announced new arena floor, experiencing the same view gladiators had when they…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:00
If you’ve been to Venice, you may or may not have noticed two columns on the Doge Palace’s loggiato looking a different color from all others (if you haven’t…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Mon, 02/15/2021 - 09:50
Our return flight to England last month was cancelled, but were we upset? On the contrary, extra time in Rome in glorious sunny weather without the crowds was…
Travel
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 03/26/2020 - 06:36
Recently I stood on a windswept hilltop overlooking Urbino, took a picture, and texted my husband. From five thousand miles away, he texted back: “Is that a…
Culture
by mackayjamie32 | Tue, 05/07/2019 - 05:33
It might be grey and it might be gritty, but no longer can Mestre be cast-off as just a budget friendly base from which to visit nearby Venice. Since the…
Culture
by rochelledelborrello | Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:44
We explored the plethora of art that Sicily has to offer in part one of this two part series, now we have the rest of what artworks you don't want to miss on…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 01/10/2019 - 04:25
Skiing Is Believing I tried skiing once. My own clumsy lack of co-ordination meant that my lone skiing holiday resulted in me being outclassed by a group of…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Tue, 10/09/2018 - 03:00
According to the revered poet Virgil, the first Greeks arrived in Italy after fleeing the Trojan wars about 3,000 years ago. In his epic poem, the Aeneid,…