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Italian Politics – Still a Mess

Here’s a roundup stroke overview of what’s going on in the decidedly odd world of Italian politics. Broadly, there are three political factions in Italy,

Wild Boar Hunting in Italy

Ever thought about wild boar hunting in Italy? Maybe not but perhaps you might like to. Italy has a bit of a problem with wild

Berlusconi Heart

On Thursday in Italy headlines were dominated by the news that Silvio Berlusconi, a former and controversial prime minister, required an urgent heart operation and had

Italy

Rummo Pasta is No Ordinary Pasta

I have discovered Rummo pasta and I like it. Why is it a cut above your run-of-the-mill Barilla? Well, for two reasons. First, it has a higher than normal protein level because Rummo use good quality (Australian!) wheat and secondly because it is made using a special slow manufacturing process which results in a better quality pasta.

Are Italians Really Lazy?

Recent statistics released by Europe’s statistical bureau Eurostat revealed that salaries in Italy are amongst the lowest in Europe. Growth in salaries in Italy between

Billionaire’s Beef

This post was inspired by this lovely little comment from a post over at Bleeding Espresso: Please let’s ignore the fact that Berlusconi has fooled a majority of Italians into voting him into office a third time, OK? And also that my local party lost as well. Instead let’s move on to happier, comforting topics. Like food.

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

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 Miller Bed and Breakfast, Puglia, Italy

Located well off the main road in the depths of the Puglia countryside, Villa Miller the only sounds which disturb guests are those of the crickets and the ringing of the bells worn by the areas cow and sheep population.

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.

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.