Italy’s hidden treasures: Giaveno, Piedmont

At about 30 kms from Turin, Giaveno, this charming little town of the Sangone valley is a perfect destination if you are willing to leave the smog of the city behind. Well, yes, Giaveno¬† has so ancient roots that according to the legends narrate that Hannibal passed by the town when he crossed the Alps…

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Italy’s geography for beginners

Well, yes, of course we all know that Italy has the shape of a sexy female boot and that the capital is Rome, but is this enough? Let’s see what Italian schoolkids have to learn when it is about the basics of their homeland. The little Giovanni, Giulia or Giorgia obviously will need to learn…

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