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Milan Expo 2015

Milan Expo 2015

SPECIAL EVENT
The next World Exposition will take place in Milan between May 1st and October 31st, 2015 with other 142 participating countries. The proposed theme is “Feeding the planet, energy for life” and includes everything related to nutrition, from the lack of food in some areas of the world to nutrition education, to issues related to GMOs.

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Buon San Valentino!

Buon San Valentino!

NEWS
This country is known as one of the most romantic places in the world. Antique architecture, picturesque towns, magnificent landscapes and Latin-lover-characters definitely help to keep un with this Italian stardust image.
However, the question is WHAT IS THE MOST ROMANTIC CITY OF ITALY?

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Chip-and-PIN credit cards

Chip-and-PIN credit cards

NEWS
Very soon, before traveling to Italy and Europe in general, you may want to take into consideration upgrading your magnetic-stripe credit cards to a chip-and-PIN card, as less and less merchants have been accepting the swipe and sign credit cards.

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Stark Raving Art

Stark Raving Art

NEWS
The man stood stark naked in front the painting. He contemplated it first, then stared at it transfixed. He then slowly began to re-enact the scene: he mimicked the pose, then spread rose petals all around him. “The Birth of Venus” by Sandro Botticelli portrays the goddess naked on a shell on the seashore; the serene beauty of the nature surrounding her is an ode to her very beauty, the winds gently caressing her hair, the meadows sprinkled with violets, symbol of love.

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