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Extrovertly Private

Italy boasts, if that is the right word, long and complex privacy laws, which are supposed to protect its extrovert citizens from excessive prying.

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Food time!

Lunchtime, baby is sleeping – dozed off while we were searching for x-ray copies and doing a bit of shopping. Well, this is Italy, so

Antique terms

My other half, who works in the antiques trade, often sends me texts to translate, check and correct. The only trouble is that I am

The tartan army

There is obviously a match on in Milan this weekend, for I spied a kilted man at the supermarket this very evening. As you may

Top Ten Italian Wines of 2008

Top wine magazine, Wine Spectator, compiles an annual list of the top 100 most exciting wines from around the world. Though the list is very interesting in itself, I asked myself how many Italian wines made it onto this prestigious list in 2008?

Properties

House For Sale near Milan

Gaetano Salvo, friend and Blog from Italy researcher wants to sell his house. For those who might be interested, or may know of someone or

So, you want to buy an appartment in Italy?

Wonderful……but you should read this post on possible pitfalls regarding buying apartments in Italy before committing yourself. Please note that these observations do not apply to detached/semi-detached houses in their own grounds.

House For Sale near Milan

Gaetano Salvo, friend and Blog from Italy researcher wants to sell his house. For those who might be interested, or may know of someone or

Places to stay in Italy

Chaplin Bed and Breakfast Rome

Perfectly located in a safe and quiet but extremely central Rome neighborhood, the Chaplin Bed and Breakfast Rome is the ideal base for your Roman holiday.

Casa Villatalla B&B, Liguria

By far the most important members of the Casa Villatalla household are Nellie (an elderly but loveable chocolate Labrador), Bonnie, a fluffy and rather scatty American Spaniel, and Pickle, aneccentric cat who walks like John Wayne.

Casa Villatalla B&B, Liguria

By far the most important members of the Casa Villatalla household are Nellie (an elderly but loveable chocolate Labrador), Bonnie, a fluffy and rather scatty American Spaniel, and Pickle, aneccentric cat who walks like John Wayne.

The Castelbrando Hotel by Night

The Castelbrando Castle Hotel – For Luxurious Romantic Getaways

Situated in the foothills of the alps 50 minutes drive away from Venice lies the spectacular and luxurious 80 room Castelbrando hotel.

The romantic location of this castle hotel in Italy is straight out of a fairytale.

The Castelbrando Hotel is embodies romance and Italian style, making it an ideal hotel in Italy for romantic getaways or simply to use as a base from which to explore the beautiful area in which the Castelbrando finds itself.