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  • Smokey Smith
    Smokey Smith
    In the vernacular of today, famed Canadian soldier Smokey Smith was a bad-ass. During his career in the Canadian army in the Second World War, Smith was promoted from private to corporal nine times. Nine times he was busted back to private....
  • Ligurian wines pair perfectly with salmon
    Memorial Day wine selections inspired by Italy's travel destinations
    Memorial Day 2016 -- it’s the first holiday weekend of the summer and many people are off on various adventures, headed to the Hamptons or simply barbecuing in their backyards. If you can’t get away, why not draw inspiration from...
  • Ponte Vecchio
    Tour del vino al tramonto
    Vuoi per rilassarsi? Non si vuole uscire dalla folla e la fuga? Poi un tour del vino al tramonto nella splendida Firenze, l'Italia è quello che si vuole.Il tour del vino al tramonto a Firenze è tutto di buon vino e un tramonto meraviglioso che...
  • Amanda Knox the 15-million-dollar-woman
    Amanda Knox: The $15 million woman
    It is being reported on May 20, 2016 that Amanda Knox has won the right to appeal her slander conviction from Italy through the European Court of Human Rights. Along with her slander appeal Knox's lawyer said, " . . .he is preparing to...
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    Amanda Knox sues Italy
    It is being reported on May 17, 2016 that an appeal filed by Amanda Knox with the European Court of Human Rights has been accepted. "In the appeal, Knox says she was subjected to an unfair trial and was maltreated during questioning." In...
  • Milan Musings
    See Leonardo's world (and art) at Hotel Principe di Savoia
    Looking for a great European adventure this summer? One of my favorite destinations is Milan, in Italy's northern Lombardy region. Milan is Italy’s financial hub and is best known as one of the world’s most important cities for...
  • Chinese police patrolling some Italian streets
    Chinese police patrolling some Italian streets
    Chinese police officers have started patrolling the streets around some of Italy’s most famous attractions in Rome and Milan as part of a two-week-long experiment,accordingto published reports.Four Chinese officers whospeak Italian will...
  • Croartian farm stay
    Farm stays and home stays: A new concept in international travel
    International travelers are being exposed to a new concept in accommodations around the world: farm stays and homestays. Put simply, this is like Air B n B with an extra twist, since the family actually engages with their guests and gets to know...
  • Why a gondola ride in Venice should be high on your bucket list
    Why a gondola ride in Venice should be high on your bucket list
    A gondola ride is probably high on everyone’s bucket list, not to mention it’s very touristy. However, the experience is well worth it!A gondola ride will cost you roughly 80 euros (about $90) for a 45 minute ride but you will not...
  • Cafes of Catania
    Cafes of Catania
    If you are craving an aromatic cappuccino or café with a freshly baked brioche or scrumptious sweet, Catania overflows with indoor and outdoor cafes at every corner to satiate your appetite. Sicily’s second largest city situated on the east...
  • Milan Food Market
    Stealing food is no longer a crime in Italy if you’re hungry, court rules
    In Italy, it’s no longer a crime to steal some food, as long you’re homeless and starving, that is.The highest court of appeals in Italy ruled that stealing small amounts of food to stave off hunger is not a crime, the BBC reported...
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    Libya; British and Italian Marines hit by ISIS suicide bombers - US media yawns
    While various government ministries in London and Rome are remaining tight-lipped, word is bubbling to the surface that the ISIS terrorists have attacked a convoy of British, Italian, and Libyan troops. And while various news services are quickly...
  • Cantuccini at Pasticceria Buonamici, Other Side of Florence Food Tour
    Other Side of Florence Food Tour launches in Florence, Italy
    A new food tour has just been launched in Florence by Eating Italy. This culinary stroll is in Oltrano, Florence's equivalent to Paris' Left Bank, a neighborhood of students, artists, and a lively culture.“We are really proud to be...
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    Brits to join Italian-led force to battle ISIS in Libya
    For months there's been talks about having talks regarding if talks are even needed. And then they talked some more. In the meantime, somewhere between 1-2 million North African and Middle Eastern migrants have streamed into Europe, often...
  • Hottest photos of tennis star Camila Giorgi in 2016
    Hottest photos of tennis star Camila Giorgi in 2016
    Camila Giorgi is a super hot pro tennis player from Italy. To show tennis fans how hot she is here is a slideshow of the hottest photos of tennis star Camila Giorgi in 2016. Hoep you enjoy the photos and watch for Camila Giorgi at her tennis...
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