Getting Ready for Giro d’Italia 2017 : History and This Year’s Route


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Giro d'Italia 2017 official logo (credits: giroditalia.it) Giro d’Italia 2017 is set to take place May 5th through the 28th, beginning in Sardinia’s Alghero and ending, as is tradition, in Milan’s Piazza Duomo. Even if you’re not a cycling enthusiast, you have probably heard about this multiple-stage bicycle race held in Italy every...

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Made in Italy: When Quality Comes with a Seal


You might not realize it at first but like any other fashion brand or intellectual property, food deserves brand recognition and product protection too. And how could it be otherwise, when one thinks about the handcrafted, artisan-made products that may have taken years, or even centuries to formulate? Alas, with popularity comes value recognition...

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Hollywood on the Tiber River: Four favorite movie classics shot in Rome


Rome, one of the most legendary and recognizable cities in the world, is a constant reminder of the history of the ancient world, the glorious Renaissance, the Catholic Church, falling in love and most importantly finding yourself. Delectable delicacies such as spaghetti alla carbonara and pizza bianca can be discovered around every corner. The...

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