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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/27/2021 - 07:45
Rome’s iconic pine trees, a symbol of the Italian capital and an integral part of the city’s landscape, are at risk of dying.  A parasite from North America,…
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by Silvia Donati | Sat, 12/26/2020 - 00:00
[Policeman wearing a face mask in front of Trevi Fountain in Rome during the early days of lockdown.] We will say goodbye to 2020 in an unprecedented way.…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/10/2020 - 04:16
Italy's government recently imposed a nationwide evening curfew beginning at 10 pm. Between that time and 5 am, it is only possible to go out for reasons of…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/02/2020 - 04:10
Last week, I returned to Bologna’s historic center for the first time since the end of February. Bologna is my hometown and I live in the suburbs and, in…
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by AlexSakalis | Thu, 09/17/2020 - 05:30
Bologna is a fascinating city. Large enough to never be boring, yet small enough to never feel overwhelming, it sits roughly at the tripoint between Milan,…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/28/2020 - 00:00
How limiting to be visiting a place based on just one world-famous site in order to take a quick snapshot to post on social media and then leave. This is often…
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by rochelledelborrello | Thu, 08/13/2020 - 03:44
Sicily is probably one of the most fascinating regions of Italy with an intriguing mixture of tourist hot spots, picturesque seaside towns, UNESCO world…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 08/06/2020 - 00:00
Two years after the collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, which caused the death of 43 people, the new bridge that has replaced it was inaugurated on Monday…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 07/24/2020 - 00:00
The best way to see Naples is on foot, and there’s a lot you can discover in a day, as many of the city’s attractions are located close to one another.  Here’…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/30/2020 - 09:56
We’ve shown you videos of deserted Rome and Florence as Italy is in a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic; now’s the turn of Venice, which,…