AARP, the popular American magazine for the Young Old generation, has indicated the Marche region of Italy as one of the top five most desirable destinations in the world to retire to. 

 

Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by Editor

 

The enormous bamboo maze constructed by Franco Maria Ricci, well-known editor of the worlds most beautiful art books and the glossy art magazine FMR, has created a new form of art in his family residence near Parma, where he retired in 1994 after selling his publishing house.

Posted on 22 Sep 2010 by Editor

The aristocratic Castle of Racconigi, a former summer residence of Italys royal family, has been nominated the Most Beautiful Garden in Italy in this years edition of the Briggs & Stratton competition.

Posted on 18 Sep 2010 by Editor

MSC CAKE ON CRUISE

 

The MSC cruise line has launched a novel attraction for cruise passengers sailing between the 13-20 November 2010 on its newest liner, the MSC Magnifica.

Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by Editor

The sale of the precious Vasari archive has been strongly contested by the Rome Court of Justice, which suspects some underhand dealings, and the town of Arezzo,  where Vasari was born in 1511.

Posted on 10 Sep 2010 by Editor

Michaelangelos colossal statue of David is probably the best-known symbol of Florence and a major attraction in the Galleria dell'Accademia, where visitor takings amount to the desirable sum of 8 million a year.

Posted on 07 Sep 2010 by Editor

For the first time in many years, two of Romes most famous monuments are to be open to the public at night.  

Posted on 03 Sep 2010 by Editor

VENICE: FIRST WOMAN GONDOLIER

24-year old Giorgia Boscolo has become the first official female gondolier to transport visitors on the Venice canals. Giorgia passed her theory and punting exams after a years apprenticeship to become a fully-fledged  gondolier, breaking a tabu lasting nine centuries that barred women from the profession.

An attractive blonde, married with two children, she is sure to attract a lot of custom!

Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by Editor

Romes Leonardo da Vinci Airport, more commonly referred to as Fiumicino, after the Tiber fishing town and port nearby, celebrates its fiftieth birthday this month.

Posted on 27 Aug 2010 by Editor

August ends with a flourish at the northern tip of Sardinia with the Music at the Bocche di Bonifacio festival, now in its 10 th edition.   

Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by Editor

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