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Italian hand gestures everyone should know

Italian hand gestures everyone should know

Italians love to let their hands do the talking. Here's what they're saying
Kitschy bar designed by Wes Anderson is kitschy as hell

Kitschy bar designed by Wes Anderson is kitschy as hell

"I tried to make it a bar I would want to spend my own non-fictional afternoons in," says the director of his quirky new Milan venue
Venice Biennale: Gas masks, Marx and cigarettes in the wrong places

Venice Biennale: Gas masks, Marx and cigarettes in the wrong places

From May to October, Venice will be the world's hottest destination for contemporary art lovers. Here are the highlights of this year's big event
Expo 2015: Countries face off in architectural spectacular

Expo 2015: Countries face off in architectural spectacular

The Universal Exposition, better known as Expo 2015, kicks off in Milan on May 1 with a selection of food-themed buildings
Does Italy care enough about its crumbling treasures?

Does Italy care enough about its crumbling treasures?

Boasting the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the world, Italy doesn't know how to make the most of its treasures, writes Silvia Marchett
Venice's sink or swim moment

Venice's sink or swim moment

"The Wonder List" CNN host Bill Weir cruises through ever-so-special Venice to see that the tide isn't the only thing rising
The 600-year-old perfume store you've never heard of

The 600-year-old perfume store you've never heard of

From monkish plague disinfectants to royal perfumes, this Florence, Italy institution reeks of history
7 delicious reasons to visit Italy's culinary capital

7 delicious reasons to visit Italy's culinary capital

From the 'King of Cheese' to the world's finest balsamic vinegar, many of Italy's gourmet greats were born here
Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Inaccessible for most of the year, these weird, wonderful and beautiful Italian treasures are unlocked for annual Spring Weekend
Tourists arrested for defacing Rome's Colosseum

Tourists arrested for defacing Rome's Colosseum

Two American women may face a fine for carving their initials on a wall at the historic Roman amphitheater
Chef Massimo Bottura: The man who reinvented Italian cuisine

Chef Massimo Bottura: The man who reinvented Italian cuisine

The three Michelin-star chef from Modena, Italy, combines inspiration from art and music with gastronomic heritage to create new Italian dishes.
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