Germany

Schönhausen Palace

Schönhausen Palace - a small Berlin pearl in the Baroque style. It is interesting for its volatile history from the summer palace of Elizabeth Christine, the unloved wife of Frederick the Great, and the official residence of the President of the GDR to the museum. Schloss Schönhausen Palace, photo by Marten Kuilman Palace owners The three-story Schloss Schönhausen palace in the vicinity of Berlin in Dutch style was purchased by Elector Frederick I in 1691.
Society

Entrepreneur threatens to set himself on fire in an Italian bank

The director of the Confocommercio trade confederation, Celso Cioni, barricaded himself in one of the BankItalia's toilets in the city of Acquila, taking matches and a gas canister with him. A radically-minded man threatened to go on a hunger strike and douse himself with flammable liquid and set fire if the government urgently does not revise some of the nuances of the country's banking system, and in particular its individual regions.
Rome

Metro in Rome - instructions for use

The Roman Metro (Metropolitana di Roma) is the youngest in Europe, it is only 60 years old. It is not as branched as the Barcelona subway, and its length is three times less than the London subway, but the scheme is almost as strict and logical as that of Moscow. This is a very convenient, and therefore a popular form of municipal transport of the Eternal City.
Italy

Children's route in Rome. What to interest a little tourist?

Young tourists like to travel to countries and unfamiliar places, when adults know exactly what to focus on children's interests. You can think so over your route through the Eternal City that the kids will not get tired. Where can I go with my child in Rome? Rome for children, photo Mazzaq-Mauro Mazzacurati Young tourists like to travel to countries and unfamiliar places, when adults know exactly what to focus on children's interests.
Florence

Uffizi Gallery in Florence

In the wonderful city of Florence there are many attractions that delight the eyes of tourists, as well as cherish their sense of beauty. One of these structures - the Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi) - is located in the center of Florence between Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio bridge, attracting many tourists voluntarily and involuntarily, starting from those who accidentally wandered here, and ending with those who came to this amazing city specifically in order to fully enjoy the masterpieces of world fine art exhibited here.
Cities of Italy

Day trips from Rome: where to go for 1 day. Part I

In Rome, I want to return again and again. This is an amazing city in which every stone breathes history. Sometimes it seems that if you listen carefully, the walls of the Eternal City will tell their own stories. However, it happens that Rome bothers, and the desire to escape from the bustle of the city determines the search for attractions near the Eternal City.

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Ten best Roman emperors

Have a desire to touch the noble antiquity? From our ranking of the ten most famous Roman emperors, you will find out to whom the world owes its greatness and beauty to the Eternal City. Octavian Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD) Creator of the Roman Empire and, accordingly, the first emperor. He was the youngest of the pretenders to the throne, but the mind, resourcefulness and desire for sole power did their job.
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Erice - a city in the clouds in Sicily | 2019
Trapani

Erice - a city in the clouds in Sicily

Which of us did not dream of being in the past and seeing with our own eyes how everything looked before. A small town on Silicia, lost high in the clouds, is ready to provide you with such an opportunity. Arriving in Erice (Erice) you can see how time has stopped. As if at one moment the city stopped keeping up with the times, and its architecture remained where in the Middle Ages.
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How to get from Milan to Rome and from Rome to Milan | 2019
Cities of Italy

How to get from Milan to Rome and from Rome to Milan

There are several ways to get from Rome to Milan. If we talk only about the most popular of them, then this is an airplane, train, bus and rented car. Each method has its own nuances, amenities and budget. Where possible, we will provide links to additional services that will help to reduce the cost or ease the trip.
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Rome in December | 2019
Cities of Italy

Rome in December

The beginning of December in Rome is traditionally a low season. Tourists are relatively few, and among those who visit the capital of Italy during this period, school trips prevail and those who like to save on accommodation and flights. Toward the end of the month, the situation is changing rapidly. On Christmas Eve, Rome is experiencing a true pilgrimage of tourists arriving from all over the world to take part in the celebrations in the Vatican.
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Italy in winter | 2019
Trip planning

Italy in winter

For people who do not care about the cold, winter can be a great time of the year to plan your trip to Italy. Winter in Italy is a classic “off-season”, which means not only a pleasant subsidence in housing and transport prices, but also far fewer visitors to museums and historical sites. This is the period when the theater and opera seasons are at their zenith.
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Donatello - Italian Renaissance sculptor | 2019
Famous Italians and Italians

Donatello - Italian Renaissance sculptor

The name of the Italian sculptor Donatello (Donatello) is inextricably linked with the early Renaissance. His work had a significant impact on the cultural heritage of the whole world. The master’s works, so unlike each other, are distinguished by their deep meaning, energy and perfection of forms, they delight, fascinate, and remain for many centuries the standard of high art.
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10 reasons to get an education in Italy
Education

10 reasons to get an education in Italy

Not sure which country to choose for your education? We have ten tips that may help you decide. Language Imagine how it is when you can listen to the legendary Luciano Pavarotti and understand what he sings about, read in the original Dante Alighieri or Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli.
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Valentino Garavani - a famous fashion designer from Italy
Famous Italians and Italians

Valentino Garavani - a famous fashion designer from Italy

Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani (Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani) - the world famous fashion designer from Italy, founder of the fashion house "Valentino". The first Italian to conquer Paris, winner of many prizes and awards for outstanding achievements in the field of fashion. Member of the organization of the Paris Fashion Syndicate (Chambre Syndicate des cou-turies).
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Villa Ada
Italy

Villa Ada

Take a pleasant stroll through the second largest Roman park - Villa Ada, located outside the walls of Aurelius. This is the former summer residence of the royal family of Savoy, and today it is a park with rich vegetation and diverse fauna, jogging and cycling paths, a lake and a swimming pool. Villa Ada, photo by Ivan Trimarchi In the north-east of Rome is Villa Ada, the largest park in the city (182 hectares).
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Castelvecchio Castle in Verona
Verona

Castelvecchio Castle in Verona

If you happen to ever visit Verona, be sure to check out the ancient Castelvecchio castle (Italian: Castelvecchio), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. History Castelvecchio Castle was built in the XIV century, during the reign of the Scaligers dynasty. It was part of the defense structures of the city, a well-fortified fortress, a miracle of military architecture of that time.
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What to see in Verona on your own in 1 day
Cities of Italy

What to see in Verona on your own in 1 day

What to see in Verona and what attractions should be put on the map of your visit, even if you come to the city on your own and only for 1 day. To make it easier for you to plan your trip, Blogoitaliano has compiled an indicative route covering all the most significant places in the historical center.
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Checkpoint charlie
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.
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The best beaches for families with children in Italy: TOP 5 according to Blogoitaliano
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The best beaches for families with children in Italy: TOP 5 according to Blogoitaliano

If you are planning a vacation with the whole family in one of the many resorts in Italy, you probably really want to make the right choice. After all, if adults can somehow "philosophically" react to an unsuccessful vacation, then disappointing their children for any parent is completely unacceptable. There are so many sea resorts in Italy that finding the best beaches for families with children on their own is not an easy task.
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