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Did you know Venice was built on wooden stilts or that it hosts one of the narrowest streets in the world? Well, if not, let Swide reveal some curiosities and unexpected facts about this romantic and charming city.
Family, work ethic and visionary passion: find out who was Enzo Ferrari, the true modern myth of Italian pop culture.
The first image from first ever Paolo Sorrentino TV series The young Pope has just been released and shows English actor Jude Law in the role of a conservative American Pope. Let Swide tell you more.
The bucolic Tuscan house once belonged to Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti, creator of the wonderful Sistine Chapel in Rome, goes on sale. Anyone interested? If so, Swide tells you more.
The myth of Enzo Ferrari, founder of the famous Italian car house known and appreciated all over the world, is going to come back to life on big screen thanks to two new upcoming movies starring Robert de Niro and Christian Bale. Who is gonna win the cinematic competition?
Did you know the first full-length Italian movie was based on the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri? Dating back to the 1911, Dante’s Inferno was first screened in Naples and soon became an international acclaimed cinematic success. Here’s more.
Warner Bros is going to tell the timeless and epic journey through the Inferno narrated by Italian poet Dante Alighieri in his masterpiece, the Divine Comedy. The movie will be based on the Inferno script by newcomer Dwain Worrel and we already can’t wait to watch it. Here’s more.
Ancient Rome’s legacy is widespread and sometimes surprising. See how ancient Roman residential blocks called insulae have influenced modern day skyscrapers, our answer to over populated cities.
He travelled all over the Mediterranean in search of the best foods and wrote about where to drink a particular wine or eat the best tuna. Two thousand three hundred years ago, a Sicilian (and who else could it have been?) wrote the first food guide ever published, and in hexameters.
There was a time when Los Angeles used to look like Venice in Italy, with a system of navigable canals crossed by picturesque footbridges, wood-planked piers and the typical Venetian gondolas. Here’s the story of the Venice of America, the visionary dream of Abbott Kinney.
Here are the albums that are ready to drop during the second half of 2015 that are going to make big waves, and a round up of much talked about LPs rumoured to be coming out before the end of the year, including Rihanna, Kanye West, Radiohead and Coldplay’s ‘final’ album.
The origins of the term cameo are unclear, yet this carved gem’s beauty is undeniable. Originating from Ancient Greece, passing by Rome, the Renaissance and the Victorians, here is a brief history of the cameo.
Submerge yourself in the fascinating underwater worlds of ancient civilizations that held on to their secrets for thousands of years. From the city of Baia in Naples to the Lion City at the bottom of China’s Lake Quiandao, here are 10 of the world’s most unbelievable underwater cities.
Two of the best sitcoms in recent years; an easy-to-follow family thriller; a series that has revolutionised two genres at the same time and the best Marvel adaptation in years. These are the 10 not-to-be-missed TV series that have aired so far in 2015.
The members of Portuguese art group Lata 65 are single handedly changing the way we view retirement and destroying the stereotypes that cloud elders. How? By their hand to street art in their spare time and emblazoning walls with spray paint murals. Here’s more about the project.
An extraordinary exhibition in Stra, Venice, tells 100 years of Italian gastronomic customs and traditions through original photographs shot from the 1860 to the 1960. Let Swide tell you more.
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