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Italian customs are hard to change.

Prime Minister Monti passed an unpressedented law that allows shopkeepers to stay open 24/7 including holidays.   Now I know that...

Italy in the News:  Vernazza clean-up gets attention, Blue Mozzarella, volcano eruptions and more

Italy in the News: Vernazza clean-up gets attention, Blue Mozzarella, volcano eruptions and more

Headlines from the week of January 1-7 (Save Vernazza) – Vernazza gained needed international attention this week.  Read the article from New York...

Vernazza in the New York Times | Article about rebuild and clean-up progress

Vernazza in the New York Times | Article about rebuild and clean-up progress

Finally!  Vernazza is getting more attention with a well done and honest article in the New York Times. VERNAZZA, Italy —...

Italy in the News: The Colosseum is falling, saving lives in church, bringing Mona Lisa home and more

Italy in the News: The Colosseum is falling, saving lives in church, bringing Mona Lisa home and more

Headlines from December 25-31 (ANSA) – Priests at the Pistoia Cathedral in Tuscany may soon be saving more than just souls as...

Italy in the News: Vernazza Updates, Mona Lisa’s skeleton, Austerity passes, Jovanotti death, bruschetta and more

Italy in the News: Vernazza Updates, Mona Lisa’s skeleton, Austerity passes, Jovanotti death, bruschetta and more

Headlines from the week of Dec 12-19 (SaveVernazza) – Andrea Leonardini of Vernazza and Linda Mazzi of La Spezia wed...

Venice – Bridge of Sighs restoration done at last.

Venice – Bridge of Sighs restoration done at last.

Three years ago Venice thrust itself into controversy during its restoration on the Bridge of Sighs by selling advertising on the space that...