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The enduring influence of the Etruscans on Italian culture

The enduring influence of the Etruscans on Italian culture

D.H. LAWRENCE was fascinated by the Etruscans. The English writer referred to the “lost” ways of the ancient Italian civilisation in his letters; in poems he imagined the people as “long-nosed, sensitive-footed, subtly-smiling”, yet “evasive and different”. In 1926 he had the idea to write a study of “Etruscan things”, ...

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How viable is the American Dream?

How viable is the American Dream?

Life, liberty and the pursuit of shopping. So goes the American Dream — the mall-slash-amusement park in New Jersey’s Meadowlands that has weathered three developers, two designs and one calamitous recession. Indeed, the first phase of the $5 billion, 3 million-square-foot complex is finally poised to open in late October ...

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Eat Your Way Across Italy

Eat Your Way Across Italy

Planning a trip to Italy is half about the history and beauty and half about the food. Enjoying everything that Italian cuisine has to offer can be daunting, especially since most of the really exciting options are outside the big cities. To help foodie travelers get the most out of ...

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Open House London bookings list

Open House London bookings list

It’s that time of year again as a dark green booklet flops into homes across the Capital informing us which delights will be available during the annual Open House Weekend. The vast majority of venues are just turn up and go in, but some need pre-booking in advance. Sensibly, a ...

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Medical bill for travel insurers jumps to eight-year high

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Travel insurers are now dealing with one new claim every three minutes typically from UK travellers needing emergency medical treatment while overseas.” data-reactid=”18″>Travel insurers are now dealing with one new claim every three minutes typically from UK travellers needing emergency medical treatment ...

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Best European travel kits 2019

Best European travel kits 2019

Whether you drive abroad once a year for the annual holiday, or once a week on business, you’ll need to make sure your car is legal and safe to drive. For many countries in Europe, that means having to carry extra safety equipment on board by law, much of which isn’t ...

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