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Mamma mia! 280,000. That’s the jaw-dropping number of applicants that responded to a worldwide initiative organized by Airbnb in search of volunteers that would be willing to populate the small Italian town of Grottole during three months, with the commitment …

The sixth edition of the Al Dente Italian gastronomic and cultural festival will return to Palermo this weekend, on December 8th and 9th. The festival is organized by the creators of Il Ballo de Mattone, which for those of …

As we wake up to the news that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion in Argentina has been defeated in Senate by 38 votes to 31 and the pro-choice movement wipes the green face-paint from tear-stained cheeks, it’s easy …

After a full three days of work it’s time for yet another glorious weekend. All those in a favor of a permanent three day work-week say aye? (No changes to our salaries though, that would be completely out of the …

We know you’ve got a lot on your mind between fangirling over the lineup Lollapalooza just dropped, and trying to comprehend the US political happenings this week. That’s why we’re here to bring back your focus to the present moment.

Last week social leader and all-round good egg Margarita Barrientos claimed to have been turned away by Pope Francis just moments before an arranged meeting back in 2013, and now it turns out she’s rejected an invitation to go to

Argentine news is abuzz with rumors that President Mauricio Macri may have agreed to replace the iconic statue of Juana Azurduy, independence hero of indigenous decent, with one of Cristopher Columbus, who needs no introduction and last year was removed …

No plans for the weekend? How about round two of pizza-muching, spaghetti-slurping and limoncello-downing? Yep, that’s right. If you missed last Sunday’s Llega Al Dente! event that took over Palermo’s Gorriti street for the day, fear not because all things …

Argentine tennis-star Leonardo Mayer and compatriot Juan Mónaco have both progressed to the second round of the Italian Open with victories over Federico Gaio and Dusan Lajovic respectively.

27-year-old Mayer — who recently broke the top 25 in the world …

It’s Friday again!

Oh wait. That’s not my line! But since there’s no Friday Roundup today (Adrian is on “vacation”) I guess I can use it anyway.

The end of the year is upon us and as we melt-away in