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Strolling around in the heart of Parma

Sara Mantovani October 25, 2013

The week end is finally at the door and hoping the weather would be nice we would like to stroll around the beautiful city of Parma. Having just few hours is not that easy to choose what is unmissable and what is not but let’s try! Our friend and great journalist Mary Novakovich wrote about… Continue Reading »

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Cooking lessons in Bologna

Sara Mantovani October 18, 2013

There is more than one possibility in Bologna if you want to go deeper in your knowledge about Italian cooking and regional delicatessen. Thanks to the official Bologna welcome website we can suggest you 21 (yes 21!!) possibilities to take a cooking class in this beautiful and welcoming city. A scuola di gusto – ISCOM… Continue Reading »

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Trekking with Matilda countess of Canossa

Sara Mantovani August 14, 2013

Among the hills and on the top of the rocky mounts, Canossa holds a lot of evocative architectural beauty represented by the Matildic castles, emblematic of Matilde di Canossa, an important personality of the Middle Ages. In the 11th century the heart of Matilde’s domain was the Reggio territory, fortified by an imposing series of castles. The… Continue Reading »

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Mona Lisa’s background

Sara Mantovani November 30, 2012

So many different researchers and academics claimed to have solved one of the many misteries related to the worldwide know paint called La Gioconda (Mona Lisa) by Leonardo da Vinci, today on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris. In Emilia Romagna two self-styled ‘landscape hunters’ claim to have located the countryside behind the Mona Lisa. The… Continue Reading »

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In the footsteps of Caterina Sforza, Countess of Forlì, Lady of Imola

Sara Mantovani February 25, 2011

“The great lady of Romagna”  was one of the most representative characters of the Italian Renaissance, illegitimate daughter of Galeazzo Sforza Duke of Milan she was raised in a sophisticated court and since her early youth, she was noticed because of her audacity and later because of the impetuous actions she took to safeguard her possessions… Continue Reading »

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