Putting their behind behind a great cause – charity bike ride against drunk driving

Italy is famous worldwide for its wine and yet most Italians consume alcohol in moderation, and always with food. The culture of binge or hobby drinking has not quite arrived on these shores. Unfortunately that means that drink driving has never been strictly regulated, and to this day, it is still not a criminal offence. […]

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When it’s OK to be picky – finding the best coffee in Florence

It’s no secret that Italians take their food and beverages seriously. Pasta must be cooked perfectly ‘al dente’, it’s shape perfectly paired with the sauce that coats it, wine which must be expertly blended and only produced from traditional grapes from the region where they grow best, recipes are just as they have been passed […]

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