Society

Residents of South Tyrol for lifting the ban on hunting bears

Local farmers complain that the success of the EU program to return the brown bear population to northern Italy poses an increasing threat to their livestock, and possibly to people. Returning home late at night to their family hotel in the mountains in the Italian region of South Tyrol, Marcus and Karin Kerskbamer (Markus and Karin Kerschbamer) immediately felt that something was wrong.
Story

Aqueducts and baths in Ancient Rome

Water in ancient Rome was an integral part of the life of citizens. Fountains adorning cities, baths in which the Romans kept their bodies clean and relaxed, Navahia (sea battles), where the naval battles were staged - all this required providing the city with a huge amount of water. The Roman emperors, trying to satisfy the needs of their citizens, earn their support and decorate the Eternal City, did not spare resources for the construction of water supply systems.
Basilicata

Kraco: ghost town in Italy

In southern Italy, near Matera, there is an amazing ghost town. Since the 60s of the last century, no one has been living here, but it seems that the townspeople left here only yesterday ... The noise of trees in the distance, the soft breath of the breeze, the twitter of birds and the chirp of cicadas rising from the neighboring village - such sounds accompany the incredible peace of this place.
Liguria

Ventimiglia - a resort in Italy on the Ligurian coast

Ventimiglia is a rather small (population of approximately 24,500 people) Italian city located in the westernmost part of Liguria, province of Empire. Liguria is considered one of the most picturesque regions of Italy (it is not without reason that Italians call it “the happy horseshoe of Italy”, hinting not only at the geographical form, but also at the significance for the country), and Ventimiglia can be called an adornment of the Ligurian coast.
Padua

Padua attractions - what to see?

The ancient city of Padova, which is today the administrative center of the province of Venice (also known as Veneto), was founded in the 11th – 10th centuries BC and is considered one of the most attractive places for tourists in Italy. the color of national culture, ancient streets and picturesque canals, masterpieces of architecture, sculpture and painting, magnificent squares, interesting museums - all this attracts travelers with extraordinary power.
Trip planning

Car rental at Fiumicino Airport: a few practical points

A year ago, when planning our trip, we decided to save money and booked a car rental in Italy via the Internet. As a result, the overpayment from the tariff announced on the site amounted to 130 euros for 6 days of rental. Lesson learned from the trip - in terms of insurance with Italians, you should be extremely careful.

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The owner of Milan Inter was called "fat Indonesian"

President of Milan Inter Erik Thohir was named the writer of the famous newspaper The Huffington Post “a fat little Indonesian.” Tohir, who owns the American football club DC United and the Indonesian Persib Bandung, acquired the Internationale on October 15, 2013, having bought 70- interest in its predecessor Massimo Moratti.
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Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart. Cars as part of German history | 2019
Germany

Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart. Cars as part of German history

The Germans value the history of their automobile brands and know almost everything about them. The country has created several museums dedicated to cars. The Mercedes-Benz Museum in Sturgart is part of the huge Mercedes World complex. The nine-story building exhibited more than 1,500 exhibits. In the center of the complex is the "atrium" - a platform around which the exhibition rows are located.
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The Italian site will allow you to choose a dog or cat by nature | 2019
Society

The Italian site will allow you to choose a dog or cat by nature

The Italian Internet portal will allow you to choose a future four-legged friend by his nature. Now both owners and pets can avoid many problems and disappointments. Choosing a dog or cat seems easy only at first glance. In most cases, acquiring a puppy or kitten, the owners do not fully imagine who will enter their lives and share their need for communication and emotional affection.
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Claudia Mori - wife of Adriano Celentano | 2019
Famous Italians and Italians

Claudia Mori - wife of Adriano Celentano

Claudia Mori’s life and work are inextricably linked to her husband, Adriano Celentano, since they met. A fluke helped to form and live up to the golden wedding to the strongest union of Italian cinema actors. Claudia Mori became a guardian angel, image maker and director of a family recording studio for her husband.
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A new lighting system installed in the Sistine Chapel | 2019
Culture

A new lighting system installed in the Sistine Chapel

The interior painting of the famous Vatican landmark - the Sistine Chapel - appeared before visitors in a new light: an unusual lighting system was installed in the building. Angels and prophets, depicted in different colors, once almost indistinguishable due to a lack of light, now appeared in front of visitors to the Sistine Chapel in all its glory: a revolutionary lighting system was installed in the church, which included 7 thousand Led bulbs made especially for the world famous world chapel, where the cardinals elect the heirs of the Holy See since the 15th century.
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How to get from Linate Airport to Milan | 2019
Italy

How to get from Linate Airport to Milan

Linate is the smallest of Milan's airports, located near the city. Therefore, it is cheaper and more convenient to get to the center by city bus. Linate Airport Linate Airport (Aeroporto di Milano-Linate) is small, it serves short European and "home" Italian flights. There is only one three-story round-the-clock terminal.
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Berlusconi compared his rival with Hitler | 2019
Politics

Berlusconi compared his rival with Hitler

Silvio Berlusconi once again hit the public on Tuesday, comparing his opponent in the European Parliament elections with Hitler. Speaking in the evening television show Mattino Cinque, the former prime minister compared the leader of the Five Star Movement, Beppe Grillo, with a number of historical characters.
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Italian is the fourth most studied in the world. | 2019
Culture

Italian is the fourth most studied in the world.

In the first place, as expected, English, in the second French, and in the third - Spanish. The Italian language is in the lead thanks in large part to the famous Italian cuisine. The list of languages ​​studied in the world includes more than six thousand names (!), Arranged in a strict sequence of universal classification.
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9 remarkable museums in Rome with free admission
Cities of Italy

9 remarkable museums in Rome with free admission

Along with the famous museums of Rome, where tickets fly like hot cakes, in the Eternal City there are also free, but no less interesting. For example, the Museum of Souls in Purgatory, Napoleon, military equipment and even the wall. Travelers do not even suspect the existence of many of them, but, meanwhile, their visit can significantly add impressions to your trip.
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Holidays on the island of Ischia
Naples

Holidays on the island of Ischia

Ischia is an island of volcanic origin in the Tyrrhenian Sea on the west coast of Italy, in the northern part of the Gulf of Naples. Ischia is part of the Campania region. The area of ​​the island is 46.3 km2, population - 62,000 people. Ischia is located 40 km from Naples, it is the largest island in the bay. Along with the island of Capri, located 30 kilometers away, it is one of the most fashionable and beautiful Italian islands for relaxation.
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Why is there no Starbucks in Italy?
Interesting about Italy

Why is there no Starbucks in Italy?

When Govard Shultz became President of Starbucks Corporation in 1987, the company was exclusively selling coffee beans, and the number of its stores in the United States barely reached several tens. After less than 20 years, Starbucks is one of the most popular American brands.
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Maserati - the history of the brand of Italian cars
Italian brands

Maserati - the history of the brand of Italian cars

Maserati is a world-famous car manufacturer of Italian origin, founded in 1914. Currently, it specializes in the production of exclusive luxury cars. The headquarters of the company is located in the northwestern part of Italy in Modena. Today, the automobile brand is part of the large transnational association "FIAT".
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A walk in Berlin. Street sculptures
Germany

A walk in Berlin. Street sculptures

In the capital of Germany there are many attractions located directly in the open. Let's talk about Berlin street sculptures. Molecular Man (Molecule Man), Jonathan, photo by Ian Allon Borowski Where to go for a tourist in Berlin, when the closure of most museums is only an hour away, and all the photos against the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin TV tower are already taken?
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Lake Garda is the place where you write your first book
Inspiration

Lake Garda is the place where you write your first book

Italy provides incredible opportunities for residents and visitors. Do you like a hearty meal, get pizza, pasta, mozzarella. You can’t live without the sea, you have a choice of the Ligurian, Tyrrhenian, Mediterranean, Ionian and Adriatic seas. We wrote about the most beautiful beaches. The usual rest is bored and there is a desire to tickle your nerves - the mountains, skis and snowboards are at your disposal.
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Shopping in Florence: where and what to buy
Regions of Italy

Shopping in Florence: where and what to buy

From the fine workmanship of office and craft products to gold and leather, Florence is the ideal destination for the sophisticated customer. BlogoItaliano tried to pick up some ideas on where to go in order to buy the best that Florence has to offer. To buy things and household items affordable for mere mortals, you should raid the streets around Piazza della Repubblica, such as, for example, Via Calimala.
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