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New Zealand Se all'American Cup, Black Magic andava a gonfie vele, non si può dire lo stesso per l'economia neozelandese. I venti di riforma dei vari governi di sinistra e di destra, si sono rivoltati verso i contribuenti
la bicicletta di Leonardo Chi ha inventato la bicicletta ? Una di quelle domande che a volte ci chiediamo o che ci pongono alcuni giornali, incuriosendoci a comprare la prossima pubblicazione dove verá pubblicata la risposta. Chi ha inventato l`areoplano o l`elicottero? o il cappotto o il pantalone? e la cariola? Si chi ha inventato la cariola?
una serata alla TV a Londra on line Ieri sera ero stanco. Insolito ma vero. Da quando sono tornato dalle 2 settimane in Italia passate a dormire fino a tardi ed a (ri)assaporare i buoni piatti di mamma, la stanchezza tipica del bel paese mi è ritornata come per ricordarmi le mie origini
freelance a Londra e' bello Cari direttori di giornali, perché non date un po' più di spazio al nuovo?
a bike with a view Take a bike, a tent and your partner - find a lake and get a new life
cabiria's nights I used to get there with my old Volkswagen Beetle, parking in the square just in front of the bar
firenze When thinking of Florence, anyone who has already seen this beautiful city immediately thinks of Renassaince, art galleries and crowds of tourists. But there are other, more valid reasons to choose Florence as the goal of an Italian journey - its location, its countryside and the Historical Fancy-Dress Footbal game
behind a mask Venice is considered the most romantic city in Italy, the city of lovers, gentlemen and suitors. Since Casanova's time the women of Venice have been known for their beauty and flirtatiousness. I went to Venice to explore the mystique of Europe's city of romance, La Serenissima (The most serene republic)
bicycle thieves The worst thing about having your bike stolen is to know who`s got it and not have the right to have it back. The law seems to protect bicycle thieves more than cycle owners. You can pay good money for your bicycle, ride it for years, but if you are not cautious one day someone may say it`s theirs, not yours
way to enjoy Tuscany is surely in the countryside. It's only there where
visitors can rest and admire the real beauty of Tuscany. Especially after
a busy long day spent admiring the several art cities of Tuscany. So next
time you visit Tuscany try to stay in a farmhouse
(agriturismo) or a bed and breakfast in the countryside. Traditional
Tuscany - is a small guide for Tuscany Farm Houses, Villas,
Breakfasts and Apartments.
The accommodation they offer is in villas, on farms and in bed and breakfasts
in the Tuscany countryside where they know the owners and the properties
Bramasole e Ginestra - Montopoli (Pisa) Farmhouse
accommodation Tuscany - in organic farm between Florence and Pisa.
leonardo's bicycle After the restoration of one of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks, a scribble of a two-wheeler was found in the renaissance genius' manuscripts. It was thought to be the drawing of the first bicycle. Later historians suspected it was a monk's XX century fake
cavetown Caveman's dwellings can be explored in the ravines between the insole and the heel of the boot Italy. Since ye olde times nomad shepherds have lived in these caverns out of necessity. Now is one of the trendiest places in South of Italy
wooden bike Bicycle historians argue over whether Leonardo da Vinci was the inventor of the bicycle, but there are no doubts that a modern day craftman from the same area of Italy made a workable modern two-wheeler from wood
bohemian london What's generally associated with the word "Bohemian"? Maybe a young artist, an attic in Paris Montmarte, dirty dishes in the sink, bills to pay and no money for the milk. But what if the same scenario is in a basement flat in London Stoke Newington?
dreams can come true I'm not a famous journalist. I've never written fiction, and my mother tongue is Italian. But if you are reading this in a magazine, this means that I've understood the snags and tricks of the freelance journalist
In Italy it's getting harder and harder to get a decent cup of espresso coffee
Slaughter house Istanbul Do you need a fresh cheap kidney? Go to Turkey
North Korea pays its debts with slaves North Korea is repaying its soviet-era debt, worth billions of pounds, to Russia by sending thousands of servants to work in eastern Siberia. In this way Pyongyang reduced $50.4 million debt to Moscow last year
French baby gangs France is ashamed of its kids. The mayors of Orleans, Colombes, Aulnay-sous-Bois, Nice, Cannes and Antibes have had to impose curfews on children to defend their towns from infantile barbarity that is threatening tourism
Investment banks need a better professional ethical code Do not trust your investment bank advisors - they are incompetent and cannot tell you when to sell your shares to keep their job
Sex hunters mocked by Fidel Great disappointment for the Italian tourists coming back from their holiday in Cuba
Baby - its beautiful! It's arrived a little late in Italy but the bellies of pregnant women have become something to show off rather than hide away once the bump starts to show.
The "made in Italy" brand name is under attack The Italian food industry is losing its primacy in the world market.
The (fat)people versus fast-foods Fast foods like cigarettes; McDonald's like Philips Morris. The Mc-fat kills like tobacco does, and at the moment, it is enemy number one in the US. What's worse the fastfood-cocacola industry targets kids straight at their schools by using Walt Disney's characters, entertaining clowns (such as Ronald McDonald), happy meals with toys...
Iran - Rampant Prostitution (Where prostitution is a form of revolution)
Young Iranians From their favourite cafes young Iranians expect Khatami victory to change their lives
Italians behaving badly A collection of articles about Italy and the Italians
What does mean to have a right-wing government I don't know abroad, but in the Banana Republic of Italy, it means that
Queuing outside Italian consulates in Argentina After 3 years of recession, argentinans are starting to worry, if not paniking
cheat mainly in summer It seems that the hot weather has
a strange effect on the Italian hormones. 8 out 10 Italians say they would
leave and/or cheat on their partners during a summer holiday. It is a
fact that summer triggers our sexual instincts in Italy.
Dead Smokers Are Good for Government Budgets Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, may have the answer to the nightmare problems that beset every government when it tries to balance the budget.
Are you a doctor, a lawyer or a knight? Italy is one of the few Western countries that has strange titles in front of people's names.
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and affordable farmhouse where to stay in Tuscany, check the appartments
of this Tuscany farmhouse in the middle of Tuscany -
San Martino in Colle >and in Chianti
Extra vergin olive oil - Olio d'oliva extravergine in Svezia??