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  • lawer to help with dual citizenship

    Published January 29th, 2013 by john
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    ciao I need help with finding a lawyer in Italy who does dual citizenship work am usa citizen have all the documents takes about two years to get apt. in Chicago I would like to apply in Italy any help greatly appreciated thanks

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  • Offseason in Cinque Terre: Italy, Part 3

    Published December 12th, 2012 by Wilson Sims
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    Our forced yet enjoyed detour through Tuscany made for a later-than-expected arrival to Riomaggiore, and without a working phone we were unable to communicate with the man letting us the two-bedroom apartment. We used a Friendly Local’s cell phone, and then a payphone, in an attempt to contact emergency numbers, but were unsuccessful. Our next step, amidst despair and distress, was obvious; we went to the only bar that was open. Over whiskey we described our plight to the bartender, who called a cousin, who called a friend, who showed up to the bar so that he could rent two waterfront rooms to us. In most towns on earth we could have shopped around, found a competitive rate, and paid little for nothing more than a bed. But this, after all, is Cinque Terre, and after 9pm in Cinque Terre, everything is closed. So we accepted the offer, followed the bartender’s cousin’s friend to the two rooms above the sea. Yes, on that night Cinque Terre took, but only hours later, on the veranda above the water and pastel building now exposed by the light of day, Cinque Terre gave back.

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  • Photo contest "Italy ... in a click"

    Published November 27th, 2012 by barbara
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    Dear former and future students of Italian!

    Wherever you are in the world, we need YOU and your camera!

    Our first photo contest 2012 “Italy … in a click” is now officially open! What does Italy mean for you? What is your most personal vision of the Bel Paese? Get creative and send us your best photos! Whether it’s photos of your vacation here, or your friends, your experience at Europass, your favorite dish, or photos of beautiful landscapes or traditional events, we hope to discover your experiences through your photography.

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  • "Oliver Twist, the Show", less than one month to go!

    Published November 19th, 2012 by Gaia Baldini
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    “Oliver Twist, The Show”, the biggest project to date for Arts in English, is almost ready! We’re over the moon to announce that Oliver, Dodger, Fagin, Bill, Nancy, and the whole wonderful array of characters created by Charles Dickens, will come alive in the next few days.

    This is probably one of the best loved shows of all time, with brilliant songs and dances coupled with these larger than life characters that on stage will move you and make you laugh at the same time.

    With a cast of 40 adults and children, this is our most ambitious show ever: great scenery and colourful costumes created by our artistic team – we don’t think you’ll be disappointed !

    Come and join in the “Oompah-pah” at the Te...

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  • Destruction of Our Beautiful Le Marche Region

    Published October 26th, 2012 by Sarah Topps
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    We are absolutely shocked and devastated by the appearance of a motocross track only 600m in a direct line from our house and business in a stunning tranquil valley near Amandola.

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  • Three days of festivities on Elba island at Hotel Cernia

    Published October 3rd, 2012 by Rebecca
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    As fall brings us cooler weather and changing of the leaves, we who work and live on Elba Island are ready for the slow season as tourists leave. We are currently preparing for Hotel Cernia’s closing party, hashtag #ElbaFall2012 where we wish to spend three days together with our guests enjoying the beauty and bounty of our Island before saying goodbye until 2013.

    Our #elbafall program includes.

    Friday 12 October 7pm
    Welcome drink and official opening of our “three days of festivities.” At that time, in addition to the traditional exchange of greetings, we will host “librinviaggio” “travel books” an initiative to exchange readings/books designed to enrich our library of your...

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  • OLIVER TWIST, THE SHOW – REHEARSALS GET UNDERWAY WITH A BANG !

    Published September 25th, 2012 by Gaia Baldini
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    OLIVER TWIST, THE SHOW

    REHEARSALS GET UNDERWAY WITH A BANG !

    Since finishing our programme of highly successful childrens’ workshops, there has been no let up in the pace for the Arts in English team in getting our biggest production to date, “Oliver Twist, the Show”, off the ground.

    As soon as the dates for auditions were announced in June, the AnE mailbox was flooded with e-mails from those wishing to book a slot. Auditions were originally planned over two days, but it q...

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  • Harvest time in Tuscany

    Published September 24th, 2012 by Georgette
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    Undoubtedly autumn is one of the best times to visit ‘il bel paese’ Italy, not only because the summer heat is winding down but also because it’s harvest season. Until around mid-October you can count on many local towns hosting their own festivals including copious amounts of wine, seasonal food, grape-cake, and lots of happy farmers.

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  • Remembering 9/11 in Padua, home to the only memorial in Europe with remnants of the World Trade Ctr

    Published September 11th, 2012 by Candice Carmel
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    Padua is a medium-sized city unknown to the average American, who can more readily place it when told it is located “near Venice.” Few people know that a few steps away from the Giotto frescoes of the nearby Scrovegni Chapel and the city’s prestigious university, is the only September 11 memorial of its kind in all of Europe.

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  • DISCOVERING SOUTH LAZIO

    Published September 8th, 2012 by Louise
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    This beautiful mountainous / coastal region of SOUTH LAZIO (within the provinces of Latina and Frosinone) is rich in history, architecture, culture and natural beauty. Indeed it is blessed in many ways :

    The beautiful coastline of the Riviera Di Ulisse / Ulysses Riviera (sometimes also know as the Costa Pontina or Pontine Coast) is considered to be one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Italy.

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