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Italian Rowing Team Cox Up

It all started at a cocktail party held at the Italian embassy in Tokyo, Japan. “You know,” commented Japan’s minister for trade, “the problem with

Francesco Cossiga Understood Italy

For those who did not know, Francesco Cossiga, who died the other day, was an Italian politician and one time President of Italy. Cossiga hailed from Sardinia, was a fan of John Le Carre and had earned himself the nickname “the pickaxe” owing to his no holds barred criticism of other Italian politicians.

Il Fatto Quotidiano – First Impressions

The first edition of Il Fatto Quotidiano, Italy’s newest daily, sold like hot cakes yesterday. All 150,000 copies had disappeared by about 7 or 8 am on the day of the newspaper’s official launch.

Milan’s Ecopass Suspended from 2nd to 20th August

This year, as in each year since its introduction at the start of 2008, Milan’s Ecopass pollution charging system is taking a summer break. This means that visitors to Milan can drive into the city and not have to worry about having to purchase a pollution charge ticket between the 2nd and 20th August 2010.

Properties

A House and all that Jazz For Sale in Umbria, Italy

How would you like to have your very own a country retreat in a quiet medieval village in the heart of Italy? A place which enjoys glorious views of the surrounding countryside, and which is not far from Italy’s eternal city -Rome. If so, there is a house for sale which might be of interest.

A House and all that Jazz For Sale in Umbria, Italy

How would you like to have your very own a country retreat in a quiet medieval village in the heart of Italy? A place which enjoys glorious views of the surrounding countryside, and which is not far from Italy’s eternal city -Rome. If so, there is a house for sale which might be of interest.

Places to stay in Italy

Hunting Expat Bed and Breakfasts

There are now twelve posts about expat run bed and breakfasts on Blog from Italy. I’m hoping to add more in 2009, but finding these bed and breakfasts on line is not all that easy and the Italian Tourist Board does not seem to be helping matters either.

A Must for Wine Lovers Poggio Etrusco, Tuscany

I was told about this particular expat run place the other evening when I happened to meet up with the charming Nicole Martinelli, journalist, and the blogger behind entertaining blog about Italy Zoomata.com.

Medieval Tranquility at Casa Dell’Amorino, Abruzzo, Italy

This week, Blog from Italy’s new series of features on expat run apartments for rent in Italy takes a look at an attractive recently refurbished 200 year old town house, Casa Dell’Amorino, which would make an ideal base for skiiers in winter or early spring, and would also be perfect for one of those getting away from it all summer vacations.