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Travelling Italy: a beautiful Basilica in Rome

A great place to visit in Rome is the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs (Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri). Located in Rome’s Piazza della Repubblica, it is just a short distance from Rome’s main … Continue reading

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Popes & Processes: Canonisations of Popes John XXIII & John Paul II

Vatican, Italy  In a series of firsts in the history of the Catholic church, two Popes – John XXIII and John Paul II – are set to become saints in a Vatican ceremony attended by two living Popes – Pope Francis … Continue reading

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From Italy with love: naked males in classic art

A list of the top 10 male nudes in art  was recently compiled by The Guardian. And with Italians being well-known for being great artists with an eye for beauty (and oft-times being not too hard on the eye themselves), … Continue reading

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Easter in Florence, Italy

Today marks the start of Holy Week, the run up to Easter Sunday on April 20th, 2014. It also sees the start of a range of interesting religious and cultural Easter-time customs in Italy. ‘Pasqua’ is the Italian word for … Continue reading

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Obama to meet Pope Francis in Rome, Italy

Obama is set to meet Pope Francis in Rome, Italy tomorrow, 27th March. In Italy, Obama will also be meeting Italy’s President Giorgio Napolitano, having already met Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the recent Nuclear Security Summit in The … Continue reading

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Driving in Italy

Driving in Italy is not for the faint of heart. The same creativity that is applied to the arts, architecture, fashion design and food creation is applied to the road rules, for one thing. And when it comes to parking, … Continue reading

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Bishops check mates: Vatican survey on relationships

In a week in which Italians have been caught redefining the concept of a ‘quickie’ by seeking fast-track divorces abroad and Pope Francis has suspended the so-called ‘Bishop of Bling’, the Catholic church has also sent out a survey to … Continue reading

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Italy by Sea – a great way to travel

A great way to travel around Italy is by overnight ferry. We recently travelled this way ourselves and as we watched the sunset, we were lucky enough to be serenaded by a group of musicians who happened to be travelling as well. … Continue reading

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When in Rome…

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. What is so amazing is that some of these things to do in Rome date back to as far back as 312 BC – such as walking along Rome’s most ancient road, the … Continue reading

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Driving in Italy? Um… maybe not!

Italy is the home of great quality leather shoes and is where the wedge heel was invented. With good reason. Given that the  narrow streets and charming winding roads were built just a tad prior to the invention of motorvehicles, … Continue reading

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