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When we think of UFO sightings we immediately think of the United States, Russia, the UK or South America, but Italy has a long history of UFO sightings dating back to Roman times and as recently as last month.
It’s an iconic photo from Italy’s post war period, an American girl moves swiftly along a street in Florence, clutching a purse and drawing her shawl around her body, drawing the amorous glances of fifteen Italian men. Here is the story behind the photograph.
Are you just giddy with anticipation for the premier of the 4th season of Game of Thrones? Why not throw a party and cater for hoards of fictional medieval knights and ladies to celebrate the return to Westeros? Swide has some recipes worthy of any Royal Wedding.
Milan, the capital of fashion, could not come up with a shabby public toilet. Fashionable even in the 20ies Milan kept underground – in one of its most congested areas – a hidden, glamorous treasure: finally the Daytime Hotel Venezia will be restored and open to the public soon.
St. Patrick’s Day is the day for the world to celebrate the Irish. It has evolved from a parochial religious festival to the worldwide, green-clad bonanza that it is today. Swide, in keeping with its keen interest in the saints and who they were, explains all you need you know about St. Patrick.