Germany

Checkpoint charlie

It is interesting to look at the famous place of confrontation between the two powers? The Germans saved him. This is a Charlie checkpoint booth, next to which there are 2-3 soldiers dressed in American uniforms (it costs money to take a picture with him), a piece of the Berlin Wall and a museum. Checkpoint Charlie, photo fam_dax Checkpoint Charlie (Checkpoint Charlie; Checkpoint "C") - checkpoint at Friedrichstrasse, the only border crossing point from West Berlin to East from 1961 to 1990 for foreigners, GDR officials and their allies.
Restaurants in Sicily

Pizzeria Calvino in Trapani in Sicily

On the third day of our stay in Sicily, Mario and Antonella invited us to a pizzeria. I personally really looked forward to this evening, because I was eager to see the authentic institution, where the Sicilians themselves go, and try the local cuisine. And she, by the way, is very different from everything that we tried in other regions of Italy.
Florence

Statue of David by Michelangelo in Florence

Statue of David by the outstanding Renaissance craftsman Michelangelo di Buonarroti (Michelangelo di Buonarroti, 1475-1564) is in the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts (Galleria dell'Accademia) in Florence. Description The sculpture, made of a monolithic block of valuable Carrara marble, has a height of 5.17 meters and a weight of more than 6 tons.
Regions of Italy

What to see in Turin: TOP-8 most interesting sights of the city

Turin is the administrative center of Piedmont and one of the most developed centers of the country, which even managed to visit the capital of the state for a short period. And although we ignored him for a long time, BlogoItaliano decided to finally correct the omission and take a closer look at the city so important for Italy, making an impromptu rating What to see in Turin: TOP-8 places.
Society

Italy against foreign "mafia" dishes

The anger of the Italian authorities was caused by foreign companies producing food and drinks with a mafia theme, from mafia pasta to tomato sauce "Cosa Nostra" Peanuts "Chile mafia" and liquor "Don Corleone" ... Italy declared war on a host of foods and drinks that praise or defame her notorious organized crime groups.
Culture

The Rolling Stones concert in Rome could harm the Big Circus

Ticket sales for the June mega-event have not yet begun, but it has already caused a powerful dissonance. The Department of Cultural Property ran into the Department of Fine Arts: will 65,000 fans of the legendary group inflict damage on an archaeological site with a 2000-year history? Sir Michael Philip Jagger, better known as Mick, wrote in Italian on his Twitter account: "I can’t wait, see you there."

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Germany

GURME-TOUR - overview of Berlin food fairs

Berlin is famous for its abundance of restaurants and eateries. Any gourmet will be able to find an institution "to taste" - literally. Even if they don’t talk about German cuisine with such eulogies as French or Italian, it doesn’t mean that Germans don’t like to eat tasty food or don’t know how to cook. And they love and know how!
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Castles of Italy: where do the most famous ghosts live? | 2019
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Castles of Italy: where do the most famous ghosts live?

From year to year, Italy attracts crowds of tourists who, buying tickets to the country of the sea, wine and sun, have different goals. Someone wants to soak up the hot sun on one of the sandy beaches, someone wants to explore local attractions, visit museums and learn something new, and someone goes straight to Milan to shop.
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Tiramisu | 2019
Italian desserts

Tiramisu

If you ask people from different countries: “What Italian dessert do you know?”, Most likely, most of them will answer: “Tiramisu!” Due to the simplicity of the recipe and the unusual taste, it has become a bestseller among sweet dishes. There are so many options for it that a few years ago a hobby arose: it was imperative to order tiramisu at various restaurants in order to replenish the taste box with new sensations.
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The Japanese idea of ​​a cat bar came to Italy | 2019
Business and Economics

The Japanese idea of ​​a cat bar came to Italy

In Turin, two cat-like cafes will soon open. In Italy, these are the first examples of the European fashion trend. Italians love animals, which is worth at least a shelter for cats in the center of Rome on ancient ruins. Turin will be the first Italian city to open a cafe full of cats. I wonder who will get more pleasure: customers or cats?
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Traditions and interesting facts about Christmas markets in Italy | 2019
Holidays in Italy

Traditions and interesting facts about Christmas markets in Italy

Live Christmas nativity scenes, houses of Santa Claus, huge Christmas trees - Christmas markets in Italy are numerous, original and full of surprises. Moreover, not only centuries-old local traditions create a special flavor, but also just the rich imagination of the inhabitants. This article presents both classic and more than unusual fairs in Italy, where this year you can go shopping or just to enjoy the magical atmosphere of Christmas.
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Raphael Santi | 2019
Famous Italians and Italians

Raphael Santi

Raffaello Santi (Raffaello Santi) - Italian artist, master of graphics and architectural solutions, a representative of the Umbrian painting school of the Renaissance. Biography Rafael Santi was born at three in the morning in the family of the artist and decorator on April 6, 1483 in the Italian city of Urbino. It is the cultural and historical center of the Marche region in eastern Italy.
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Verona | 2019
Italy

Verona

Verona is a romantic city where the events of the saddest story in the world took place. People come here to be inspired by the local atmosphere, enjoy architecture and historical monuments, escape from everyday worries and fuss. Verona The city of Romeo and Juliet is located in northern Italy, in the Veneto region, with its capital in Venice.
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Paolo Sorrentino | 2019
Famous Italians and Italians

Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino is a movie director and screenwriter from cloudless Italy. On his account about twenty films. According to critics, the characters of the characters in the Sorrentino films differ in emotional depth, and the director himself is credited with the title of follower of the famous Federico Fellini.
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The beaches of Rome: where to escape from the summer heat
Trip planning

The beaches of Rome: where to escape from the summer heat

Rome is the perfect place to spend your Italian holidays. Despite the fact that the city is not on the coast, travelers have plenty of opportunities to combine sightseeing tourism with a luxurious beach holiday. In the vicinity of the Eternal City there are many excellent beaches, the atmosphere of which in a few minutes will make you forget about the summer metropolitan heat.
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Turin Chocolate Festival: History and Traditions
Cities of Italy

Turin Chocolate Festival: History and Traditions

Like a butterfly, not sparing its wings, flies into the light, so chocolate gourmets, not sparing their own stomachs, flock to Turin from around the world in late November. According to statistics, the CioccolaTò Chocolate Festival in Turin annually gathers more than 700 from thousands of people, and in just ten days more than 30 tons of chocolate delicacies are eaten here.
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Italian driving style scares Europeans
Society

Italian driving style scares Europeans

Italian drivers are considered the most dangerous in Europe. This conclusion was made by researchers who recently conducted a survey on the tourist Internet portal Zoover and published it in the French magazine Auto Plus. The survey was presented in the form of a questionnaire, in which the inhabitants of Europe were asked to choose a country characterized by the most severe drivers.
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One Day Hotel in Italy
Tourism

One Day Hotel in Italy

A new trend is spreading from Rome to Milan: hotels in the morning at a low price, but with an exceptional level of service. Useful addresses to remember. Stewardesses suffering from changing time zones, workers on business trips, athletes on vacation and - why not? - couples in love seeking to enjoy noon in complete solitude.
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Rome for children: what to see and where to go in February?
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Rome for children: what to see and where to go in February?

In the crazy stream of modern life, many parents give their children only the crumbs of their time. And that is why the children of modern megalopolises appreciate every minute spent with mom and dad. Fortunately for the inhabitants of Rome, they have a whole host of ways and opportunities in order not only to spend productive free time with their children, but also to create unique memories that the whole family will keep for a long time and carefully.
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Regions of Italy

The best hotels of San Remo 3, 4 and 5 stars

The delightful San Remo is a city of flowers and festivals, elegant parks and magnificent gardens, luxurious villas and ancient palaces, traditional Italian streets and luxurious boutiques as a magnet attract tourists from all over the world. A network of city hotels offers guests of the resort city a host of different accommodation options - both expensive and luxurious, as well as more budget ones.
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Civitavecchia Cruise Port Near Rome
Regions of Italy

Civitavecchia Cruise Port Near Rome

The Italian port city with the melodious name of Civitavecchia, with the history of its formation, goes back to ancient times, back to the Etruscans. Typical for the cities of the Roman Empire began to acquire features in the II century. n e., when the arrangement of a convenient sea harbor engaged in the emperor Trajan. Since then, the city managed to be ruled by the Romans, Byzantines, and became an independent port in 1696.
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