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Guide to unusual places in Italy.

Italy is stuffed with culture like some kind of metaphysical, literally culture-stuffed calzone. Obviously, all countries have something to show for themselves, but the fact is Italy is culturally rich in all those aspects that phrases like cultural richness connote. Italian...
A multidisciplinary - anthropological, taphonomic and genetic study - conducted in collaboration between researchers from the University of Ferrara and Florence has allowed to analyze and interpret the lesions present on a human skeleton coming from a Roman burial The...
The man, probably limping, was killed by a boulder hurled at high speed by the force of the eruption that practically beheaded him. The chest crushed by a large block of stone, the body thrown back by the powerful pyroclastic...
The project consists of the structural renovation of the actual Matera Central FAL railway station, (one of the three FAL Bari - Matera stations serving the city) through an aesthetic and functional redevelopment together with technological upgrading of the...
Italy, for many is the dream holiday destination. Whether it’s exploring the ancient history of Rome or becoming immersed in the romance of Venice, there is something for everyone no matter your travel plans. However, when looking to travel to...
It's no secret that some of Western civilization's greatest treasures are housed within the world-famous cultural mausoleums that litter the Italian peninsula. From the bustling Uffizi Gallery in Florence to the majestic Borghese in Rome and the imposing Sforza Castle in...
The Villa d'Este in Tivoli is a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance and is listed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The villa was commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito d'Este, son of Alfonso I and Lucrezia Borgia (Ferrara 1509...
Frankie Dettori is arguably the most famous jockey in the world of horse racing. The 47-year-old has claimed over 500 victories in class races during his illustrious career, with a pinnacle moment emerging in 1996 at British Champions’ Day at...
There's something really rather comforting about Italian food, wherever you're from. Whether you're a fan of pasta, pizza, steak or fish, nothing beats a sprinkling of Italian authenticity, and time and again people go back for a slice of the...
Italy’s contribution to culture and gastronomy is undisputable. From ancient Roman times to the present day, Italians keep coming up with ideas and inventions - and legendary culinary feats and restaurants - that shape not only Italian culture but...

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