Tea and coffee. About normal and abnormal
The very first time in Italy, until I learned to speak Italian fluently, I was tormented by the question: "Do you have normal or hot tea?" I could speak tè…

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Catania
Catania - the capital of the province of the same name, is located on the island of Sicily, on the Ionian coast, at the foot of the highest volcano in…

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Paradise for two
Include travel together in your personal list of classes for lovers - and life will immediately sparkle with all the colors of the rainbow! DT talks about the most romantic…

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controversy erupted

Saslong – ski celebrity

The first World Cup races in Val Gardena took place in 1969 – then they held two stages, men’s (along the Saslong) and women’s (along the Cir). At first, a heated controversy erupted around the men’s downhill track – many experts of those years did not accept Saslong’s concept. For example, the Austrian skier Karl Schrantz refused to start, believing that the track is too easy (by the way, Schrantz developed the highest speed on it).

Indeed – before the advent of the descent to Val Gardena in skiing, a completely different concept prevailed – a minimum of control gates, but a maximum of hillocks and pits. In order to win, it was Continue reading

Hills of florence
Already in the XIV century, a large number of "rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens" in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani,…

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Milan
Milan is Italy’s second largest city (population 1.7 million inhabitants), the administrative center of the Lombardy region, located in the central part of the Padan Plain, at the intersection of…

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Other Italy
“Ladies and gentlemen! Our plane landed at the airport of Trieste. We are glad to welcome you in Italy,” a pleasant male baritone informs. Out of Moscow habit, we frantically…

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VENICE CARNIVAL
The Venice Carnival - the ancestor of all other carnivals - to this day remains the most famous and popular carnival in Europe and, along with the carnival in Rio…

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