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  Following on from the last health tips; ‘Olive oil’ and ‘Coffee’, produced by Susan Marshall Tomassini* two weeks ago, here we offer another couple of suggestions. As you might already be aware, if you have been reading the previous pieces on this subject – they are meant to give small useful bits of advice on … Continue reading Knowing more about a healthy Italian diet can improve your life – this week: Fibre and Red Wine

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 Further to my piece Your Italian retreat as a new healthier way of life, much more than just a property in Italy I am very happy to say that Susan – Susan Marshall Tomassini, Nutritional Therapist BSc MBANT – and I decided that it was a good idea to produce a number of hints about … Continue reading Knowing more on a healthy Italian diet can improve your life: Olive Oil and Coffee

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I was intrigued by the opinion of Susan, an English Nutritional Therapist who highlights the medical benefits of a traditional Mediterranean diet: ‘Not only is the Mediterranean diet appetizing and delicious, scientific research shows that it can actually reduce one’s risk of heart disease, diabetes and other degenerative diseases. This is likely due to the … Continue reading Your Italian retreat as a new healthier way of life, much more than just a property in Italy

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  • Comments Off on Location, location, location: International Living ranked Italy among the 10 best places to live
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I was happy but not surprised to learn that Italy got its place among the 10 best places to live out of 194 countries that were analyzed by the staff of International Living. Beside other things, they highlighted that circa 60% of the arts treasuries of the world are in Italy, and that the health … Continue reading Location, location, location: International Living ranked Italy among the 10 best places to live

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Recently, spending some time at a SPA hotel I thought again on how well the Hotel sector grew – in the last 10 years or so – to match the increasing desire of a certain type of people to stay well and to enjoy a genuine sophisticated atmosphere. You will read what I actually think … Continue reading The second home sector that has shown to adapt very slowly to people’s desire for well-being

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You can get a lot more from a Realitalia property plus capital appreciation and most important the pleasure to purchase your own Italian retreat. In accordance with Il Sole 24 Ore, probably the most important Italian Financial newspaper: http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/SoleOnLine4/Finanza%20e%20Mercati/2010/01/Bot-Titoli_Stato-asta-rendimento.shtml?uuid=86c1d4fa-ff7b-11de-b8ab-74ae532c4409&DocRulesView=Libero yesterday auction for the Italian Government bonds went well, despite returns are close to 0%…

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Yesterday morning I went to meet my accountant. His office is a 12 stores building, which I do not think is older than 30/35 years. Each floor hosts either 2 or 3 units, normally quite large. Most of them are offices. The entrance is basically a corridor that leads to two 4 people lifts…

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  • Comments Off on The Economist title The real cost of buying a DVD got me to the Realitalia Design Options, Why?
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When I noticed the title of this Economist’s Twitter I thought about the many hidden costs that people normally do not expect. Eventually I sow the article and it actually looked a straight forward comparison of different countries: never mind! What I had imagined was something about the actual cost of doing something. When I … Continue reading The Economist title The real cost of buying a DVD got me to the Realitalia Design Options, Why?