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  • Antico Forno Roscioli
    In Italy's historic cities, traditional shopkeepers and craftsmen are struggling to preserve the nation's heritage from the invasion of "trash stores" hustling fast food, alcohol and souvenir trinkets. Florence set the example. Now Rome hopes to follow suit.
  • The first installment of a series about a new breed of Italians. Technically they are neither emigrants nor expats, for—as Ambassador Varricchio remarks in this issue—“they carry a return ticket.” you might half-jokingly call them frequent flyers, defined as they are by easy mobility. Indeed they are the new Italian citizens of the world. Artists, professionals, students and entrepreneurs who straddle two worlds.
  • Op-Eds
    (June 20, 2016)
    Elections in key Italian cities have sent an electric shock throughout Italy. In Sunday's run-off in Rome, Virginia Raggi of the Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S), who won just over one-third in preliminary elections two weeks ago, was elected mayor with a stunning two-thirds of the vote. "We're in charge, we punished them!" crowed a delighted Beppe Grillo, founding father of the M5S.
  • Centered on art and fashion this metropolis has something for everyone! Its breathtaking gothic Cathedral, or Duomo is a must visit! If fashion is your forte, Milan is regarded as one of the world’s fashion capitals and is synonymous with Italian fashion brands. Plus, in this period of the year, many hotels and resorts will welcome you with special offers and discounted rates. Start planning your trip to Milan!

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