Italy did not fair as well as Great Britain this year in Restaurant Magazine’s top 50 restaurants in the world list, but 3 Italian eateries did manage to get on the list. Italy’s top are, Checchino dal 1887 in Rome, Gambero Rosso in Livorno, and Florence&
After 3 seasons dominated by Ferrari, Renault pilot, Fernando Alonso won at Imola last weekend. The Spanish pilot did win the Grand Prix at Imola, however he was closely followed by the stunning Michael Schumacher, who, thanks to some very impressive tactical manoeuvres was able to come in at second
World renowned Florentine film director Franco Zeffirelli was the guest of honour last week at the events celebrating the closing of the academic year for students at the Accademia Italiana.
The event titled, “Cinema, moda & design”, was a grand display of the works created by students
There are only five days remaining in the Italian football championship and the Fiorentina does not seem to be winning its battle against automatic elimination from the A Series.
Although a tied game against Bologna would not have been that bad under normal conditions, earning just one point now
The Unicoop supermarket chain in Florence has decided to make their line of traditional Tuscan cold cuts official. The numerous products that are grown and produced using customary local methods will now have a specific seal on their packaging in order to make them easily recognisable to customers. Some of
Due to maintenance and restoration works, the main entrance to Palazzo Medici Riccardi will be closed until May 10th. To access the museum, a new entrance will be opened at Via Cavour 3. For the provincial offices, the secondary entrance in Via Cavour 9 and 11 will remain open.
In these unstable economic times Italians continue to invest in real estate, considered the safest investment to make these days. In fact, mortgage loans have increase by 20% in many parts of the country. In some regions, like Sardegna, it has even reached 33%.
Silvio Berlusconi has already presented his new centre-right government coalition after he stepped down from his role as Prime Minister last week during Italy’s worst political crisis in the past four years.
Regional elections at the beginning of April resulted in a striking loss for Berlusconi&
In the face of a serious economic crisis for Tuscany and Italy, President Martini and Ambassador Sembler met last week to discuss Tuscan – U.S. relations and the numbers of American visitors to the Tuscany region.
In Florence alone, universities host six thousand students each year. The total