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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
10 of the best Italian restaurants in Rome

10 of the best Italian restaurants in Rome

From a cozy trattoria to an experimental bistro and Michelin-starred luxury
Milan: 7 things to know before you go

Milan: 7 things to know before you go

Here's proof that there's more to Milan than finance and fashion
How to vacation like Italian aristocracy

How to vacation like Italian aristocracy

Why are the landed gentry renting out their bedrooms and posing for photos in funny hats? Because they need your cash
Italy's Academy of Silence wants you to travel-- quietly

Italy's Academy of Silence wants you to travel-- quietly

A new movement has been announced -- the quest for a quieter Italy. These 10 superbly silent places fit the bill
Italy's 20 regions, dish by delicious dish

Italy's 20 regions, dish by delicious dish

There's no such thing as "Italian food." Regional differences give the country multiple "national cuisines"
Is Italy's 'miracle' water really 'liquid Viagra'?

Is Italy's 'miracle' water really 'liquid Viagra'?

Southeast of Rome, the hilltop town of Fiuggi is reputed for a natural mineral water that dissolves kidney stones and stimulates the senses
10 things to know before visiting Sicily

10 things to know before visiting Sicily

You can ogle ancient Romans in bikinis, ski on a volcano and take a Mafia tour -- make that an anti-Mafia tour.
Alitalia aircraft makes emergency landing in Rome

Alitalia aircraft makes emergency landing in Rome

None of the 151 passengers on board were injured
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