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Baby could be your newest obsession

BABY COULD BE YOUR NEWEST OBSESSION I was met with a friendly “ciao” and a nice conversation when I recently met actor Lorenzo Zurzolo, who plays...

Bond, Giacomo Bond

BOND, GIACOMO BOND It was buzzing all around in Talamone, the village where I live.  “James Bond is coming!”  The fictional secret agent of Her Majesty the...

10 Things To Do in Rome in the Rain

10 THINGS TO DO IN ROME IN THE RAIN   Get lost in a museum  There are so many amazing museums in Rome, and the perfect...

Sanremo Festival never bores

(2003) Following an annual song contest, National or European, on TV is one thing, but five nights in a row the Sanremo Music Festival (officially:...

New Italian film museum is true experience

The new Italian film museum couldn't find a better place than in Cinecittà in Rome, the mecca of Italian film. The musuem that opened...

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Sanremo Festival never bores

(2003) Following an annual song contest, National or European, on TV is one thing, but five nights in a row the Sanremo Music Festival (officially:...

New Italian film museum is true experience

The new Italian film museum couldn't find a better place than in Cinecittà in Rome, the mecca of Italian film. The musuem that opened...

Baby could be your newest obsession

BABY COULD BE YOUR NEWEST OBSESSION I was met with a friendly “ciao” and a nice conversation when I recently met actor Lorenzo Zurzolo, who plays...

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Turbulent history of Italian Tyrol

The Italian author Marco Balzano wrote an interesting novel about the turbulent history of Italian Tyrol around the Second World War. The book is called...

Morgue life

MORGUE LIFE When my wife's father died in 2001, there was no place at the local cemetery. My mother-in-law then had to buy a grave...

Wine & Dine in Rome

Taste Rome’s delicious food and fresh ingredients as you win a culinary contest against your colleagues or friends, all while experiencing the top attractions...

Top 10 Rome Movies

TOP 10 ROME MOVIES Roman Holiday (1953). The iconic film with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck whimsically takes the viewer on a ride (quite...

Showman from Lajatico

SHOWMAN FROM LAJATICO A man is found unconscious on the floor of the Edinburgh Cathedral, so I read in the newspaper. A month later the...

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Calabrese dochter

Ik heb een (nogal drukke) Calabrese dochter. Ze is kind van Cosenza, een stad in het noorden van Calabria. Het was tijd om op...

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Sanremo Festival never bores

(2003) Following an annual song contest, National or European, on TV is one thing, but five nights in a row the Sanremo Music Festival (officially:...

New Italian film museum is true experience

The new Italian film museum couldn't find a better place than in Cinecittà in Rome, the mecca of Italian film. The musuem that opened...

Baby could be your newest obsession

BABY COULD BE YOUR NEWEST OBSESSION I was met with a friendly “ciao” and a nice conversation when I recently met actor Lorenzo Zurzolo, who plays...

Bond, Giacomo Bond

BOND, GIACOMO BOND It was buzzing all around in Talamone, the village where I live.  “James Bond is coming!”  The fictional secret agent of Her Majesty the...

Bond’s Tour of Italy

BOND'S TOUR OF ITALY Italy is a favorite of 007. Although only eight of the twenty-five James Bond films have been set in Italy, more...

10 Things To Do in Rome in the Rain

10 THINGS TO DO IN ROME IN THE RAIN   Get lost in a museum  There are so many amazing museums in Rome, and the perfect...