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Our resident canine contributor has some exciting news about his stuffed mini me, now available to buy on the Dolce&Gabbana online store and in selected boutiques worldwide.
Unbridled ambition, self-worship, a love of costume: she became a living icon, anticipating fashions and trends. This is the story of the Italian Risorgimento’s femme fatale.
Apparently once the object of desire of Michael Jackson, the deserted village of Poggio Santa Cecilia near Siena in Tuscany is finally on sale. Those with deep pockets and a passion for history will have the chance to restore this unique piece of Tuscany and bring it back to its former glory.
From comedy to drama, from animation to action: here’s our guide to the films that will be showing in this cinema over the 2015 Thanksgiving weekend.
With the latest Italian Cat Café opening in Milan, Swide’s resident cat lover takes a virtual tour around Italy’s four cat cafes, waiting to visit them all and cuddle ALL the cats.
There’s no denying that honey is a delicious, nutritious and versatile ingredient with very ancient origins. But do you know exactly who started consuming honey? And how about the fact that ancient Egyptians used to embalm bodies in honey? Swide tells you more.
There is an anonymous and mysterious phantom wandering through the streets of London. He doesn’t haunt, yet “beautifies the world” by covering the city streets signs with gilded bespoke frames. Let Swide reveal to you more!
Did you ever throw your (extremely expensive) phone against the wall (only to regret it) because it won’t stop beeping and vibrating? Well, there are 3 phones in existence that cater for you, and they’re the anti smart phones, or stupid phones perhaps? Here’s more.
Claudio Caligari died soon after heroically finishing shooting his third film in 40 years. After a difficult search for funds and against all odds, today that film has been nominated as Italy’s candidate at the 2016 Oscar awards.
Off the Ligurian coast of Noli (Savona), there is a submerged greenhouse where basil, courgettes, salad and radish are cultivated at a depth between 18 and 33 feet. The project, called Nemo’s garden aims to create alternative and eco-friendly sources for human consumption. Here’s more.
Here are 5 of the top exhibitions in Italy this October 2015, which you can’t miss. From Gauguin in Milan to Jeff Koons in Florence and the Impressionists in Rome, here’s what’s on.
With the weather turning chilly, and the days becoming shorter, and possibly rainy, find some respite, and culture within the museums of your home town or while on a weekend city break. From Bilbao to London, here are 5 must see exhibitions this October.
The elegance of the photos in black and white and the charm of an era that no longer exists. But above all, love for their grandparents. An Instagram profile collects photos of those who think that their grandparents were as beautiful as the stars of the Dolce Vita.
From the prehistoric Great Mothers, passing by the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and the divine families of Ancient Greek myth to the portraits of ancient Roman ancestors: the first part of the history of the family portrait.
Beloved in Italy and around the world, Sophia Loren is one of the greatest actresses of all time. We wanted to compile a little top 10 recalling some of her most memorable roles.
Calling all bilinguals out there! Have you ever been unable to express yourself in English with just one simple word because it doesn’t exist? Have you ever thought of the perfect word in Italian only to find there was no translation into English? The people at Buzzfeed (and Swide) feel your pain.
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