The old woman and the candies – Befana

The holiday season in Italy is almost one month long, it is starting on the December with the Immaculate Conception when Italian families decorate their Christmas trees and ends with the Epiphany that wipes away all the festivities , but gives Italian children a last dose of sugar with the candies brought by the Befana…

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Best of the Italian Christmas music

Even if you are the Grinch personally, you can not deny anymore that Christmas is around the corner. Therefore I went hunting for the best of the Italian Christmas music. Oh yes, Christmas is here, it is on the shelves of the shops, among the crowd and it is on air on the radio. You…

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Clooney in love with pecorino sardo

George Clooney, one of Hollywood’s sexiest icons is now into something new. He has already tested himself as a businessman when founding the Casamigos tequila company in 2013 together with two of his friends. Casamigos became so important that it was purchased by Diageo in 2017 for 700 million US dolars. Well, now Clooney seems…

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Taking the ferry to the Italian islands

Summer is finally here, we are all preparing for the holidays. If you are visiting one of the major Italian islands, Sardinia or Sicily and don’t want to worry much about bagagge size limits of the airlines, and want to have your car with you, taking the ferry is a valid option. I am going…

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Nutella Café opening in New York

Rumours  spread a couple of days ago about a possible opening of a Nutella branded caffé in New York City has been confirmed by Ferrero.  The shop will open  before the end of this year in Union Square, one of the most important squares of the city. The New York Post has interviewed Rick Fossali,…

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Bus line from Naples airport to port

Naples is getting nicer and nicer with tourists lately, I have already told you that they have established a fast track train from the city center to Sorrento and the archeological sites of Pompei and Ercolano (Campania Express) and now a direct bus line from Capodichino international airport to the maritime station is introduced. It…

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1st May concert in Rome

The concert of the 1st of May that is simply called by the name il Concerto del Primo Maggio by the Italians , is organized every year since 1990 as part of the celebrations of Labour day. The venue traditionally takes place in Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome, in front of the Cathedral and…

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World’s best pizza is going to Rome

We have already talked about pizza a couple of times since you can not live your life in Italy and do not have pizza at least once a week.  I have already mentioned that the world’s best pizza is rumuored to be made at the Antica Pizzeria da Michele in Naples since 1870. Da Michele…

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Spring in Merano is full of flowers

Merano , this charming town in Soth-Tyrol in Northern Italy is usually best-known for its spas and for the mountains up to almost 11.000 feet surrounding it. It is characterized by German-Italian bilinguism , it has the tidiness of the Austrian neighbours, but also the dolce vita of Italy. Ideal destination for spring breaks as…

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