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By Carla Gambescia, author of La Dolce Vita University & curator of Postcards from the Boot Throughout its rich and storied history, Rome has come back from invaders and setbacks of all descriptions. The Eternal City will surely do so … Continue reading
Happy 70th Anniversary to La Vespa By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com This year is the 70th Anniversary of the founding of Vespa! Before the “Nuova Fiat 500” was launched as a car for the masses in Italy on July 4, 1957, … Continue reading
By Gabriella Mileti, NIAF Director of Programs. It’s safe to say, I cannot escape my Italianità. I speak the language, I cook the food, I sip espresso from a Bialetti Moka pot every morning, I read books about Italian history, … Continue reading
A Big Cover-up By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Over 47 Million tourists visit Italy every year. People flock to Italy to appreciate its history, poetry, music, lifestyle and art. They particularly appreciate the magnificent artworks in museums, churches, private collections and all … Continue reading
Roman Fun Facts for the Week By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com “A Roman Nose” In Ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership if you had a crooked nose, as a crooked nose obviously meant that it had been broken at … Continue reading
The Statue of Freedom atop of the US Capitol building By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com The 19.5 feet tall statue, weighing 15,000 pounds, was created in Rome and the ship that brought it to America ran into a storm so severe … Continue reading
By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Fun Facts The Bank of Italy was founded in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1904 by Amadeo Giannini. It grew by a branch banking strategy to become the Bank of America and Italy and then on to … Continue reading
By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Espresso Coffee with a Lemon Twist When visiting New York City, many Italian tourists are perplexed as to why Italian restaurants serve espresso with a lemon twist on the side. Even finer establishments adhere to this Italian … Continue reading