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Weird Food From ItalyThere’s plenty of odd food to be found in Italy – it’s certainly not all pizza and pasta! Here are some of Italy’s stranger culinary offerings. Italy’s economy to grow by 0.5 percentSome stories – like this one – seem to be indicating that Italy’s economy is […]

Italy Travel News 04/23/2010


Italy’s troubled economy: Still tottering Greece's economic straits are all over the news lately, but Italy's economy isn't in a much rosier position. Berlusconi vows to free Italy of tax “oppression” I can totally get behind the idea of wanting to reduce the amount of bureaucracy and red tape in […]

Italy Travel News 04/19/2010


Italy winemakers eye tweet sales with social media From the article: "Italian winemakers, usually wedded to centuries-old traditions, are slowly embracing Twitter, blogging and Facebook to boost sales that have been hit by the global economic crisis." Fiberglass gondola idea dead in the water A businessman in Italy wants to […]

Italy Travel News 04/13/2010



Easter in Italy Will you be in Italy for Easter? Or are you just curious how the Italians celebrate the holiday? Here's what you need to know. Capodanno Pisano: New Year’s Day on March 25 Did you know that Pisa has its own New Year celebration that's completely apart from […]

Italy Travel News 03/25/2010


Many moons ago (read: late last year) I had to put the weekly Italy news posts I’d been doing on WhyGo Italy on temporary hiatus – the holidays were looming, life was crazy busy, and I just couldn’t keep up with all of those Italian news outlets to post tidbits […]

Italy News Posts are Back!


Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: >> Just in time for the holidays – I’m enjoying making my way through the Christmas in Italy guide that came as a free gift from Dream of Italy. All you need to do to get your own PDF copy is […]

Italy News: 22 November 2009



Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: >> Since it’s coming up on the holidays, I’m bringing my article about Italy gift ideas back up to the top of the site – in case you’ve got an Italophile you need to buy for, or need any ideas for […]

Italy News: 08 November 2009


Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: Oh, no! The one airline that regularly had dirt-cheap fares from New York to Italy (especially during the fall and winter) says they’re cutting their US-Italy flights as of October 16th. They say they’ll be back with the same kind of […]

Italy News: 25 October 2009


Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: The Constitutional Court in Italy ruled last week that the law Berlusconi instituted to protect him from lawsuits while he was Prime Minister does, in fact, violate the constitution, so the law has been overturned. In the last few weeks leading […]

Italy News: 11 October 2009



Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: Where else but Italy would you find a marathon where the participants are all wearing high heels? The Glamarathon took place in Milan on July 4th – and lest you think there’s some kind of sexist exclusion going on here, there […]

Italy News: 07.12.09