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Does it happen to you that having barely met a person, it seems to you that you have known each other for a thousand years? This happens to me extremely infrequently, but recently it happened. A rare human charm, a complete lack of pathos and mutual love for Italy ... I guess I could write about my beloved girl like that, but in fact Vika is our Italian teacher :).
Germany

Rating agency Mercer. German cities are leaders in living standards

In 2011, Munich, Dusseldorf and Frankfurt were named cities with a very high standard of living among the metropolises of the world. The Mercer agency compiles a global rating of the quality of life annually, and the German leading cities lost only Vienna, Zurich and Auckland. In 2011, Munich (4th place), Düsseldorf (5th place) and Frankfurt (7th place) were named cities with a very high standard of living among the metropolises of the world.
Society

Benito Mussolini's coffin is auctioned

The coffin, which once contained the remains of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, is up for auction with an initial price of £ 4,000. The old coffin, where Benito Mussolini's body has been stored for 11 years, is put up for sale at the eBay virtual auction. The fascist dictator was captured and killed by Italian partisans when he tried to flee to Switzerland at the end of World War II.
Cities of Italy

How to get from Bologna to Venice and / or from Venice to Bologna

Bologna is a very good starting point for any route. From here you can easily and quickly get to Milan, Florence, Padua and even Rome, and living in Bologna will cost much cheaper than in other popular cities in Italy. However, the city itself deserves special attention. Bologna and Venice are separated by some 150 km, so getting from one point to another and back will not be difficult, and you can make this voyage one day.
Rome

Fiumicino Airport - Rome's main airport

Guests of the Italian capital are met by Fiumicino Airport. The air gates of Rome accept international flights, and also serve to send aircraft through Italy. Aeroflot, S7, Pobeda, Alitalia regularly fly here from Russia without transfers, Wizzair and Ernest Airlines from Ukraine, and Belavia from Belarus.
Italy

Milan

Milan is a modern city. He does not immediately throw all his charms into the tourist’s face. Here you need to live longer, studying and exploring it. A good reason to visit Milan is the opportunity to buy branded items at fabulous prices. Milan (Milano) Milan (Milano) - the "northern capital" of Italy, the second city in the country in size and importance.

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How to get from Malpensa Airport to Milan

From Malpensa Airport to the center of Milan, buses, commuter trains and taxis go. The train and bus options are almost equivalent. But a taxi will cost you much more. Airport Milan-Malpensa Airport Milan-Malpensa (Aeroporto di Milano-Malpensa) - the largest airport in Milan; second largest traffic in Italy.
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How to get from Florence to Verona | 2019
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How to get from Florence to Verona

The cities of Florence and Verona are connected by Italian high-speed railways, so traveling by train is the fastest, cheapest and most comfortable option. The distance from Florence to Verona is 230 kilometers. The train travel time is only 1 hour 30 minutes, and if you wish, you can easily travel from one city to another for one day.
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Chewing gums as an element of high fashion | 2019
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Chewing gums as an element of high fashion

Italy is history, Italy is culture, but every country has history and culture. What, then, is the difference between this country and many others? Why is Italy beckoning? Because of what they fall in love with her? Each of us will have his own answers to these questions, and as for me, my answer is simple: “Italy never ceases to amaze me!
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Where in Italy to live well, and where - not very ... | 2019
Society

Where in Italy to live well, and where - not very ...

A study of the quality of life in various regions of Italy in 2013 by the University of La Sapienza confirmed a well-known fact: in the leaders of Trentino and Lombardy, in the tail - Calabria. The situation is such that in Italy a kind of “border of well-being” has formed, let's call it that. The division, which Umberto Bossi and his League of the North did not manage to advance in the parliament, happened by itself.
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How to get from Verona to Venice | 2019
How to get there

How to get from Verona to Venice

The distance between Verona (Verona) to Venice (Venezia) is 120 kilometers. It is cheaper, faster and more convenient to travel by train, but you can extend the trip and use a bus or a rented car. Consider in detail the cost of each method. By train From the central station of Verona, Porta Nuova to Venice, high-speed trains run Italotreno and Trenitalia.
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Rome Guide: Your Man in the Eternal City | 2019
Regions of Italy

Rome Guide: Your Man in the Eternal City

Once upon a time there was another article. Then - two years ago - I wrote about my visit to Rome and left a review about the guide. How wonderful it is when you have a familiar guide to Rome! That fleeting acquaintance over time grew into friendship. I began to consult with a guide on some Roman articles, at my request she introduced guides in other regions, and during visits to the Eternal City she often formed a company, leading to places where only locals go.
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Rome in October | 2019
Cities of Italy

Rome in October

The capital of Italy in the fall is incredibly good. Rome in October, deprived of crowds of tourists, appears before the guests of the city in all its glory - moderately strict, majestic, sophisticated. October weather favors walks and excursions, and even the increased number of rainy days does not interfere with sightseeing and visiting autumn holidays and festivals.
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Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums: Things to Know | 2019
Cities of Italy

Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums: Things to Know

Only a small fraction of the treasures of the Catholic Church is available today for a public inspection in the museums of the Vatican. But every exhibit from this collection is priceless. The interior decoration of palaces, galleries and courtyards, where masterpieces of art of several millennia are exhibited, is unparalleled. And the Sistine Chapel is, without false pathos, the apotheosis of the creation of human hands on the path of serving high art.
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Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracheli
Italy

Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracheli

Santa Maria in Aracheli is a beautiful basilica on Capitol Hill. A grand staircase leads to it, created as a sign of Rome's deliverance from the plague. The church was built in the VI century on the site of the Temple of Juno, the same one in which the geese who saved Rome from the Gauls lived. And that's not it! Michelangelo and Donatello, columns from old (pre-Christian) temples of Rome and ...
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Sights of Syracuse
Syracuse

Sights of Syracuse

What are the main attractions in Syracuse in Sicily? Sicilian Syracuse (Siracusa) - a place as if materialized from ancient Greek myths and legends. A series of dizzying ups and devastating falls haunted this city in the pre-Christian era. No less disturbing was his fate in our era.
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Limoncello
Italian drinks

Limoncello

Limoncello is one of the few Italian drinks whose main component you can identify by name, not knowing the language at all. This fresh and aromatic, slightly sweet liquor the color of the liquid sun is made from lemons mainly in southern Italy. In the northern part of the country, it is better known as limoncino.
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Shopping in Italy: what, where, when
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Shopping in Italy: what, where, when

The concepts of “trip to the Apennines” and “shopping in Italy” are inseparable, and a rare tourist will return home without buying anything. But unlike many other countries where it is customary to buy trinkets in memory of the trip, quite practical things can be brought from Italy, and some even manage to completely update the wardrobe during a short vacation.
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Juliet's House
Italy

Juliet's House

The most successful hoax in the tourist world is the house of Juliet in Verona. The medieval house of the Capello family has nothing to do with the famous Shakespearean history, but it does not bother anyone. On the cherished balcony of Juliet, photo by Roger Cable Even those who have not been to Italy know that Juliet lived in Verona.
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10 masterpieces of world sculpture in Florence
Florence

10 masterpieces of world sculpture in Florence

In the Renaissance and subsequent periods, magnificent Florence (Firenze) gave the world a galaxy of talented sculptors, whose creations had a powerful influence on the further development of European culture. Fantastic pieces of plastic made in marble and bronze do not cease to delight and inspire for several centuries.
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The Rome Marathon will be held on April 10, 2016
Rome

The Rome Marathon will be held on April 10, 2016

Every spring, the capital of Italy opens its arms for the most enduring and the best runners, and 2016 will not be an exception. April 10, 2016 in Rome will be a traditional marathon. In 2016, an amazing event will become even more exciting: after all, exactly 22 years have passed since the first run in 1994!
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