Mingling with aristocrats: Peek into Rome's palaces
He built a fortune when Pope Pio IX handed him the tobacco monopoly in 1850 to sell tobacco in the entire Papal State, which extended beyond Rome to all of central Italy. In the 1800s, the palazzo was a hot spot for masked balls, extravagant parties ...
Earthquakes in Italy: 'We were snowed in with nowhere to run'
Central Italy was hit again by earthquakes yesterday, for the third time in the last six months. Irish people living in the affected region have shared their experience of the tremors through the Irish Times Abroad Network. Ed McHale: 'Within minutes ...
The 10 secret sights you must see in Rome
The Italian capital is packed with cultural wonders, but it's also packed with tourists. .... It was stripped back in the 1990s to reveal a superb specimen of 13th-century painting, rare to Italy, and rarer still in Rome, where the Baroque so often ...
What it says in the papers – business pages
Italy's Industry Minister Carlo Calenda is set to appoint three commissioners to run Alitalia after the airline asked to be placed under special administration. Irish Times ... M&S has become involved in a major financial dispute with its landlord at ...
Treni, pomeriggio da incubo per i pendolari: ritardi, cancellazioni e disagi a Roma e ai Castelli
Alle 18 Ferrovie Italiane ha diramato un 'bollettino' più rassicurante: "il traffico ferroviario sulle linee FL4, Roma – Velletri/Frascati/Albano, sta tornando progressivamente alla normalità. La circolazione era rallentata dalle 16.40 per un problema ...
A taste of Italy coming to Le Roy
The Daily News Online
“I hear there are a lot of Italians living here, and that we can remind them what their grandparents how they used to cook in the old days,” said Jim Frascati, the location's owner. Capish will be serving pizza — both American and Italian style — and ...
'Terrifying shaking': Deadly Italian quake strikes 40 kilometres from L'Aquila
This, it later emerged, was the first shock wave of the 6.2-magnitude earthquake in central Italy that has killed dozens of people — and destroyed historic villages and small towns as lovely as the one where I am now staying on holiday. It was a ...
FALESCO FAMILY OF LAZIO AND UMBRIA AIMS TO BE A GLOBAL PLAYER IN WINE
Yet, despite Lazio having 27 DOC zones, the only ones wine lovers are likely to know are Frascati, Castelli Romani and Est! Est!! Est!!!—the latter because of its embroidered story of how a 12th century German bishop on his way to Rome instructed a ...
Boozy Honeymoon Destinations for Those in Need of a Post-Wedding Drink
Take a Tuscany wine tour with customized tour company Discover Your Italy or experience wine tours and private gourmet tastings in the eternal city of Rome with touring company City Wonders. There's also similar tours of areas such as Florence ...
West Perth girls earn school credit on once-in-a-lifetime trip
As part of the Avon Maitland District School Board's Experience the World Trip to Italy from July 3-24, West Perth's Lindsay Harmer (left), Arly Mitchell and Erin McIntosh had the chance to tour famous Italian sites such as the Collosseum. ... as the ...
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