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Landslides and Flooding in Cinque Terre

I was planning to tempt the mid-November weather Gods and visit Cinque Terre for the first time later this month. That’s not going to...

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Deredia in Rome

I’m not sure if you could find a better setting for collection of these pieces by Costa Rican sculptor Jimenez Deredia. I finally...

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Mussolini’s Bunker Transformed Into an Art Gallery

The bunker, built under the Palazzo degli Uffici which was to serve as the site for the cancelled 1942 World’s Fair, is located in...

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Vinicio Capossela

Discovered this Italian singer from Putomayo’s Music From the Winelands compilation. Simply Fabulous. Here’s an interview with...

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Weegee in Milano

Meant to post this months ago, but there’s still a little time: If you’ve watched old Hollywood crime films from the 1930s and 40s,...

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July pic(k)s

I had an accordion forced upon me at an early age. I wanted to play guitar, but my parents insisted I be a good little Slovenian-American...

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30 Second Cheap hotel Advisor – Rome

Hotel Luciani Via Milazzo, 8 00185 Rome, Italy Luciani is one of the dozens (or perhaps hundreds?) of little hotels that appear in every...

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30 Second Cheap hotel Advisor – Milan

Cityhotel Central Station Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini 15 Milano, Italy True to its name, this place is a five-minute stroll from...

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20 second cheap hotel advisor – Milan, Italy

Monopole Via Fabio Filzi 43 20124 Milan Stayed one night, 27-Nov-2007 Great location, just about a five minute stroll from the Centrale...

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Mandatory blog-licensing in Italy?

A distinct possibility, according to popular Italian blogger and political activist Beppe Grillo. Ricardo Franco Levi, a confidante of...

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now showing…

On more quick Udine follow-up… This week marks the 90th Anniversary of the Battle of Caporetto (Slovenia’s Kobarid) aka the...

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Gadling photo of the day

Udine briefly revisited: I’m not really a voyeur, but it was fun taking this pic, selected a few days ago as the popular travel blog...

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90 Second Udine Advisor

I had but one regret when I finally visited Udine last weekend: that I hadn’t made it there before. The center of northeast Italy’s...

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A new political movement?

“Serbia to Tokyo.” Seen atop castle hill in Udine, Italy, 12-Oct-2007. Perhaps I’m just over-analyzing? A new political...

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Italian baggage

Hauled these bottles home from a recent visit to Rome, and humbly seek your suggestions, comments, notes, etc. on any and all. Thanks!...

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San Vittore Olana

Sleepy town, a Milanese suburb about 35 minutes from Milano Centrale. Not much here, but I did find these cool hands in the main square....

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