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Food + Wine
by Francesca Re Manning | Mon, 03/16/2015 - 03:00
More and more people include a visit to Siena to the classic tour "Venice - Florence - Rome". This stunning jewel of Tuscan medieval beauty attracts visitors…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 02:30
Miracles, music and movies combine to make August a month to remember in Italy, as John Bensalhia finds out... The last sweltering month of summer brings some…
Culture
by Christine Webb | Fri, 08/09/2013 - 07:00
Since living in Italy I have become obsessed with any type of medieval game – Palio, Giostra or Balestra. The minute I hear the thump, thump of the drums I…
Culture
by Carol King | Thu, 05/02/2013 - 10:12
Your guide to what’s on in Italy this summer from art shows and sports tournaments to festivals and concerts. ART I Grandi Capolavori Del Corallo (The…
Culture
by Gabi Logan | Fri, 06/29/2012 - 09:10
Parading figures outfitted in caps with half-metre tall plums and padded doublets with canary yellow and garnet red stripes twirl and throw flags bearing…