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How to learn Italian fast?

The time needed for learning a second language is an important factor to consider. Whether you want to apply for a job or finally decided

Italy

The Techno-Fashion Victims – Iphones and Blackberries

The lasted craze amongst the better heeled Milanese is the iPhone. This technological jewel and ultimate expression of cool has only just become available in Italy, semi-officially. A Vodafone shop near us has a few of the things in stock.

Cleanliness and gold medal untidiness

Italians have clean homes, very clean homes. Italian wives and cleaning ladies spend hours ensuring that the home environment is spotless, and hygienic too. You

Ch, ch, ch, changes

Over the years in Italy various journalists and entertainers have been banned and excluded from television, usually because they made claims, often through satire, about

Moderna City Ramblers

If you do not know, the Modena City Ramblers are an Italian group with a distinct Irish flavour. The unwary could possibly mistake them for the Pogues or some such similar Irish group.

Lancia Integrale

Italian Design: Inspiration from Past to Present: Part One.

From an early age I was exposed to many aspects of Italian design. This is the story of how I grew to love design, and how Italy played a large part in stimulating my interest in design. Italy and Italian design were one of the driving forces behind my decision to pursue a career in design.

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.

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

Villa Tre Angeli: Bed and Breakfast on Italy with Tours

The Villa Tre Angeli bed and breakfast, aside from being stunning in its own right, is very well situated for those who might like the experience the delights of the Apennines, and who would probably love the charming and beautiful ‘Cinque Terre’, a series of five seaside villages which sit upon the southern Ligurian coastline.

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.

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.

le marche, Italy

Slow Down at La Tavola Marche Agriturismo

American Ashley Bartner’s enthusiasm for life and living Italy becomes apparent as soon as she starts talking about how she and her husband, highly trained chef Jason Bartner, decided that Italy was the place for them to rent apartments at their La Tavola Marche Agriturismo.