In the heart of Matera, “Charlie’s Speakeasy” is born

The Speakeasy, which literally means: "to speak softly and calmly”, was a type of business that sold alcoholic beverages illegally during the US prohibition between 1920 and 1933. It is a relic of the past that today is back in full swing – and entirely legally – all over the ...

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From former hardware store to restaurant/pizzeria

In the homeland of Tonino Guerra, master of written art forms, and the city that gave birth to Pope Clement XIV Ganganelli, a former unused hardware store – located in the heart of the main square of Santarcangelo di Romagna –takes on new life as a restaurant / ...

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An egg shaped sauna in the north of Sweden.

Saunas were  invented in Finland and are known for their therapeutic effects. They are usually a square or rectangular wooden cabin in which you can enjoy a steam bath. Inside of the cabin, the dry air is kept at a temperature ranging from 60 ° to 100 ° ...

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Social architecture is called “CavaRei”

In the region of Emilia-Romagna, more precisely in the city of Forlì, a new project of “social architecture” was born, named CavaRei. This was made possible by the initiative of a few social cooperatives that work together with disabled people. The structure is set in the middle of ...

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Casa Vicens opens its doors to the public

Barcellona, the capital of Catalonia and one of Spain's greatest cities, has over the centuries been a source of inspiration and a place of experimentation for many famous artists and other personages. One of the major figures who helped to make Barcellona such a magical city was without ...

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Voyage into space

It happens to all of us. Sometimes, perhaps when we are in a pensive mood, we will stare up into a starry sky and imagine how wonderful it would be, just once in our life, to see the sky as the astronauts see it. Yes, it would ...

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2017 is the year of the Trans Canada Trail, the longest bike path of the world

In one of these Countries, Canada, that have made the highway, the famous American highways, will be inaugurated this year, the Trans Canada Trail, a particular "highway":  it will be the longest bike path of the world, 22,770 km long! It will be a coast ...

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The Japanese House. Architecture and life after 1945.

Maxxi Museum in Rome hosts from 9th November 2016 until 26th February 2017, the exhibition The Japanese House, architecture and life after 1945, which tells the tortuous and fascinating path of Japan in creating its own idea of ​​ ‘domus’ from the ashes of World War ...

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PASSAMANO, A SPECIAL SHOP IN BOLZANO

In Bolzano there is a shop where, to make new purchases, you do not need money: all, after choosing the item they need, they can take it away without spending anything. It's called "Passamano" and it’s a store that is based on the recovery and reuse ...

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