Italian News



Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: Ryanair isn’t the only low-cost airline that’s increasing their presence at Milan’s Malpensa airport – now easyJet will expand service at Malpensa over the next few years. You’ll remember my post about the Trevi Fountain’s waters running red? Well, there are some […]

Italian News Snippets: 10.28.07


Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: We’ve heard of the great Bernini because of his masterpieces of sculpture, but he was also a painter – and a new exhibit in Rome is showing off this lesser known side of Bernini’s artistic contributions to the world. The show at […]

Italian News Snippets: 10.21.07



Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: If you’re near the Pantheon in Rome and want to try out your Italian menu translator, Shelley’s got a tip on a lunchtime spot that’s definitely not for tourists. There’s a special Roman theater exhibit at Rome’s Colosseum right now, and it […]

Italian News Snippets: 10.07.07


Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: The coach of Catania’s soccer team might have been trying to teach his players how to kick arse, but he did it a bit too literally when he planted his foot in an opposing coach’s backside. Oops. He’s been banned for a […]

Italian News Snippets: 09.02.07




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Every time I visit Europe I am charmed by the tiny cars everywhere. Then when I get back home, even my Toyota Corolla seems too big, and I lament the fact that the US can’t seem to get behind the small car. In 1999, I think I might have squealed […]

New Fiat 500 Debuts Today



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Good news for anyone who’s looking for more time than a two-week vacation in Italy, but isn’t quite sure they want to become permanent residents: Foreigners can now live in Italy for study or work for up to three months without the dreaded stay permit (permesso di soggiorno). It’s not […]

Visa Change: No Work Permits Required for 3 Month Stays