Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Info about the Night at the Museums (La Notte dei Musei) in Italy

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Here are some links about the Night at the Museums (La Notte dei Musei) in Italy and Europe:

BACKGROUND / INFORMATION

  • The European Night of Museums – "Since 2011, ICOM has been sponsoring the European Night of Museums, which is held every year on the Saturday closest to the International Museum Day. In 2014, both events will coincide since the European night of Museums will take place during the night of the 17th to the 18th of May." – Source: ICOM – "WHO WE ARE"
JUST A FEW OF THE COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT
  • ITALY
    • La Notte dei MuseiDATE: Saturday, 17 May 2014 – LOCATIONS: Please check "Musei" throughout Italy – Please check "Programma" for further information and details – Source: web site – In Italian Only
    • Night of the Museums 2014 May 17th – "Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Rome returns to the Night of Museums, with special openings, free admission to museums and events across Europe. Rome returns to capital of culture and entertainment. One evening in which everyone, whether Roman or leisure travelers, attracted by this extraordinary initiative, are involved in a full program of events. A route that is divided between museums, academies, libraries, cultural institutes abroad, historic buildings but also places unusual, that host a wide range of cultural events." – "Various locations - Web page [This web page is  In Italian Only]" – Source: RomeGuide.it – "the best guide of Rome" – with versions in English, German, Italian, Portuguese [Brazil], Spanish and translations available in multiple languages
  • FRANCE
    • Nuit des Musées (Museum Night)  – "Parisian museums also come to life one night a year, and night-time revellers flock to them. This  version of a Night at the Museum takes place every May." – Date: Saturday, 17 May 2014 – "" – Source: PARIS – "Welcome to the portal of the City of Paris!"  – In English, French,  Spanish
    • NUIT EUROPÉENNE DES MUSÉES  – Date: Saturday, 17 May 2014 – Source: web site – "" – In French Only
  • GERMANY
    •  TBS – "" – "" – "" – Source: X – ""
  • GREAT BRITAIN (UNITED KINGDOM)
    • Culture24/Museums at Night – "Culture24's festival of inspiring after hours cultural events at museums, galleries and heritage sites." – Dates: Thursday May 15 - Saturday May 17 2014. – Locations: various ones throughout the UK – "" – Source: Culture24 – "Latest news, exhibition reviews, links, museum and gallery event listings and education resources from thousands of UK museums, art galleries, heritage sites, archives and libraries, all in one place."
    • Museums at Night in London 2014 – ". . . is an annual festival in London. It is part of the larger European festival called La Nuit des Musees" – Dates: 15 to 17 May 2014 –  "About Me" – Source: Found in the Visiting UK section of Visiting Europe – "Local knowledge for global travellers." 
    • MUSEUMS AT NIGHT – Dates: Fri 16 & Sat 17 May 2014 – Time: 18:00 - 20:00 – Property: Apsley House – Source: English Heritage – "ABOUT US"
  • POLAND
    • The Night of The Museums (17 May 2014 - 18 May 2014) – Source: my destination – "Locally informed, globally inspired" – "We are a global travel resource powered by a community of local experts providing unrivalled local knowledge and deals"
  • SERBIA
    • Night of Museums to take place on May 17 – "BELGRADE – This year’s Night of Museums will take place under the motto “Great time in museums” on Saturday, May 17, Night of Museums Art and Production Group said in a release on Wednesday.The 11th Night of Museums in Serbia is part of the European Night of Museums, which will unveil over 30 countries and 3.200 museums and cultural institutions across Europe." – "" – Source: inSerbia – "INDEPENDENT NEWS"
  • X – "" – Source: X – ""
VIDEOS
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That's it for Wednesday, 16 April 2014: mercoledì, 16 aprile 2014

Ciao, Ben

Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy. 

Today’s quote is an Italian proverb / saying, author unknown.

"A buon intenditor poche parole."
"Few words (are sufficient) for the good listener."

When you have a free moment or two, please read my wife's interesting and entertaining blog about our life in Italy with photographsFriends and Family in Italy

Going to Spain, read my new blog:
Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.

Please note: The time listed below for this posting is Central European Time (CET)/ GMT+1.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Info about, for or on travel security to Italy and beyond

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Here are some links about, for or on travel security to Italy and beyond:

BLOGS/BLOG ENTRIES

TRAVEL SECURITY
TRAVEL SECURITY BY GOVERNMENT
  • AUSTRALIA
    • TravelSECURE – "Welcome to the Australian Government's new travel security website, which provides information on the security measures in place at Australian airports. Its purpose is to help travellers prepare for their journey and clear the security checks at the airport quickly and easily." – Source: The Department of Infrastructure and Transport – "Contributing to the wellbeing of all Australians by assisting the Government to promote, evaluate, plan and invest in infrastructure and by fostering an efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system."
    • X – "" – Source: X – ""
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA)
    • International Travel – "The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program." – Source: Found in the  Travel.State.Gov – "A SERVICE OF THE  BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS" section – of the U.S. Department of State – "Diplomacy in Action" 
    • Traveler Information – "Approximately 1.8 million passengers pass through our nation's airports every day. TSA has prepared the TSA Traveler's Guide to help ensure passengers have the answers they need to common security screening questions. For travelers on-the-go, TSA has the "My TSA" mobile application for iOS (iPhone) devices, Android smartphones and mobile web users." – Source: Found in the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) section of the Department of Homeland Security
    • X – "" – Source: X – ""
TRAVEL SECURITY PRODUCTS AND/OR ACCESSORIES
  • pacsafe® – "is a brand of high-quality smart travel gear with built-in innovative anti-theft technology.  Our gear includes adventure backpacks, urban and leisure bags, women’s bags, photography bags, motorcycle bags and travel accessories such as straps, cables and locks." – Source: web site – "smart travel gear" – "about us"
  • Security Bags & Wallets – "" – Source: Found in the Travel Accessories section of TravelSmith® – "CLOTHING, GEAR & ADVICE TO GO"
  • Travel Accessories – "Luggage locks, easy to identify ID tags, discreet money belts and neck wallets – everything you need to travel with confidence." – Source: Eagle Creek – "inspired by travel.™" – "Providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, bags and accessories since 1975."
  • Security Products – "Security Pouches, Money Belts, RFID Protection" – Source: PackingLight – "Travel is easy when You're Packing Light"
  • Top Ten Safety and Security Travel Items – "Products To Help Keep You and Your Possessions Safe as You Travel" – By Charles Montaldo – Source: Found in the Crime / Punishment section of About.com
  • Travelon® Anti-Theft Bags – "" – Source: Travelon® – "designs and manufactures innovative travel solutions to make your life easier." – "About Us"
  • TRAVEL STORAGE & SECURITY PRODUCTS – "A full range of travel storage and security products is in stock both online and in store, hand-picked by our experienced buyers and manufactured by leading global brands." – Source: ellis brigham – "Outdoor Clothing, Camping Equipment & Ski Wear"
  • X – "" – Source: X – ""
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The above links as of this date are/were current. If anyone has any suggestions for any other additional web sites and/or links for reference, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

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Broken links: Since November, 2005, I have written over 500+ blog entries with 1,000's of corresponding links / URLs  for Moving2Italy2, covering a varied and wide range of topics. In the event if you come across a broken link or a non-functioning link/URL, please post a comment and report the non-functional link. I wish to thank you in advance for assisting me in the ongoing maintenance and the updating of this successful and informative blog.

Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of these links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.

That's it for Friday, 11 April 2014: venerdi, 11 aprile 2014

Ciao, Ben

Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy. 

Today’s quote is an Italian proverb / saying, author unknown.

"Uno sciocco e il suo denaro son presto separati."
"A fool and his money are soon parted."

When you have a free moment or two, please read my wife's interesting and entertaining blog about our life in Italy with photographsFriends and Family in Italy

Going to Spain, read my new blog:
Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.

Please note: The time listed below for this posting is Central European Time (CET)/ GMT+1.

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: XX MONTH 2014)

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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Info about you know you’re in Italy, when . . .

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Here are some links about you know you’re in Italy, when:

YOU KNOW

DISCUSSION/FORUM 
PICTURES
RELATED
MISCELLANEOUS
  • SEE ALSO:
    • TBS
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 For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google .

The above links as of this date are/were current. If anyone has any suggestions for any other additional web sites and/or links for reference, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

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Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of these links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.April

That's it for Wednesday, 2 April 2014: mercoledi, 2 aprile 2014

Ciao, Ben

Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy. 

Today’s quote is an Italian proverb / saying, author unknown.

"Badate a’ fatti vostri!"
"Mind your own business! "

When you have a free moment or two, please read my wife's interesting and entertaining blog about our life in Italy with photographsFriends and Family in Italy

Going to Spain, read my new blog:
Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.

Please note: The time listed below for this posting is Central European Time (CET)/ GMT+1.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Info about traditional Italian Easter, foods and drink, meals and recipes in Italy

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Here are some links about traditional Italian Easter, foods and drink, meals and recipes in Italy:

BACKGROUND / INFORMATION
RECIPES
  • Favorite Italian Easter Recipes – "Natale con i tuoi, la Pasqua con chi vuoi -- "Christmas at home and Easter with whomever you wish" is an old Italian saying. However, people have a way of returning to the hearth, and Easter is an occasion for far-flung families to reunite around a well-set table, renewing the bonds that tie. Traditions vary greatly from place to place, and here are some of my favorite Italian Easter recipes." – By – Source: Found in the Italian Food section of About.com – "Featured Topics . . ."
  • Italian Easter – "La Festa di Pasqua" – "Italian Easter Recipes" – Source: Mangia Bene Pasta – "Chi mangia bene, vive bene - Who eats well, lives well" – "Your place for traditional Italian recipes"
  • Italian Easter Recipes – "Easter Recipes by our Italian Grandmas"  – "About Us" – Source: Cooking with Nonna™ – "Sharing Grandma's Italian recipes with the new generations"
  • X – ""  – ""– Source: X – ""
    TRADITIONS
    WHAT TO EAT
    VIDEO
    • Traditional Easter Pastries – "It's Easter Week and the bakery is bustling. See the traditional Italian Easter pastries that Buddy only makes once a year." – Cake Boss - Bios – Source: TLC – ""
    • X – "" – "" – Source: X – ""
    MISCELLANEOUS
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     For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google .

    The above links as of this date are/were current. If anyone has any suggestions for any other additional web sites and/or links for reference, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

    Please note: If you want me to reply to your comment or request any further information by email, please include your email address in a separate comment. I will NOT publish any comments with an email address in it.

    NOTE: If you want to leave a comment, please leave it in ENGLISH.

    Broken links: Since November, 2005, I have written over 500+ blog entries with 1,000's of corresponding links/URLs for Moving2Italy2, covering a varied and wide range of topics. In the event if you come across a broken link or a non-functioning link/URL, please post a comment and report the non-functional link. I wish to thank you in advance for assisting me in the ongoing maintenance and the updating of this successful and informative blog.

    Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of these links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.

    That's it for Wednesday, 26 March 2014: mercoledì, 26 marzo 2014

    Ciao, Ben

    Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy. 

    Today’s quote is an Italian saying, author unknown.

    "Natale con i tuoi, la Pasqua con chi vuoi."
    "Christmas at home and Easter with whomever you wish."

    When you have a free moment or two, please read my wife's interesting and entertaining blog about our life in Italy with photographs: Friends and Family in Italy

    Going to Spain, read my new blog:
    Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.

    Please note: The time listed below for this posting is Central European Time (CET)/ GMT+1.

    (LAST EDITED/UPDATED: XX MONTH 2014)

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    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Info about road trips in Italy and beyond

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    Here are some link about road trips in Italy and beyond:

    ROAD TRIPS
    • ITALY
      • 7 Fabulous Italian Road Trips ... – "There are many, many reasons to go on Italian road trips. Italy is more than just the land of pizza and pasta, fast cars, high fashion, and Renaissance architecture. Italy is a wonderful country full of amazing sights, wonderful culture and fabulous people. Taking an Italian road trip is a great way to cram in as many of these experiences as you can. It is not a massive country, so on road trips in Italy you can cover a lot of ground in a reasonably short time. From coast to coast, north to south and east to west, here are 7 fabulous Italian road trips."  –  By Neecey Beresford – Source: Found in the Travel section of allwomenstalk – "About Us :)"
        • 31 Things to Do in Europe before You Die  – "I have set myself a major task in picking the 31 things to do in Europe before you die. 31 doesn’t even allow for one item per country, but I have thought about each one and whittled them down asI have set myself a major task in picking the 31 things to do in Europe before you die. 31 doesn’t even allow for one item per country, but I have thought about each one and whittled them down as best I can. From incredible landscapes to culture packed cities, historical attractions to modern wonders, adventures and gentle pursuits, here are 31 things to do in Europe before you die."
      • 10 Best Road Trips in Italy – 26 June 2012 – Story by: Mattie Bamman – Source: T + E aka TRAVEL + ESCAPE – "Travel Videos, Shows, Stories and Inspirations" – "About T+E"
      • Italy Road Trips – "Fantastic Roadtrips on Your Italian Campervan Holiday""  – ""  – "" – Source: Found in the Italy subsection of the Destinations section of motorhomeroadtrip.com – "Everything you need to know to plan the ultimate roadtrip"
      • Road Trip: Amalfi Coast, Italy – "The Costiera Amalfitana, or Amalfi Coast, is widely considered Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline, a landscape of towering bluffs, pastel-hued villages terraced into hillsides, precipitous corniche roads, luxuriant gardens, and expansive vistas over turquoise waters and green-swathed mountains. Deemed by UNESCO "an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape, with exceptional cultural and natural scenic values," the coast was awarded a coveted spot on the World Heritage list in 1997." – "Text by Tim Jepson, adapted from National Geographic Traveler Italy (Third Edition)" – Source: Found in the Travel section of  NationalGeographic.com AKA National Geographic Society – "Inspiring People to Care About the Planet Since 1888"
      • Italy + Road trips – Source: Found in the Travel section of theguardian– "Latest news, spot and comment"
      • Italy by Car - The Ultimate Road Trip Down The Boot – Source: seeitalia.com – "Travel Italy - Italy Travel Guide, Vacations & Tourist Information"
      • X – ""  – "" – Source: X – ""
    DISCUSSIONS/FORUMS
        RELATED
        • USA
          • Ten (and a Half) Tips for Road Trips – "So many people fly everywhere these days that you might think the classic American road trip is a thing of the past. This is not actually the case. While it does seem that the "On the Road" experience of getting a car and just going for the sake of going is in decline, the statistics (and the number of cars all around you on the roads) prove that more Americans than ever are taking to the roads for vacations and family visits, albeit apparently for more frequent but shorter trips. And frankly, with airline customer care unquestionably in decline, many Americans would rather drive than fly." – Ed Hewit – Source: Found in Traveler's Ed subsection of THE  IndependentTraveler.com – "Real Travelers. Practical Advice."
        • TIPS
          • 15 ROAD TRIP TIPS – 15 May 2012 – Story by: Mattie Bamman – Source: T + E aka TRAVEL + ESCAPE – "Travel Videos, Shows, Stories and Inspirations" – "About T+E"
            • Avoiding 10 Road Trip Mistakes  – "Most road trip mishaps don’t end this badly! But it’s probably a good idea to let Mattie Bamman help you avoid making the 10 most common road trip mistakes." – 10 July 2012
          •  Road Trip – [multiple articles] – Source: Found in the Ideas section of TRAVEL + LEISURE – "World Travel Guides, Articles, and Information" 
          • X – "" – "" – Source: X – ""
          MISCELLANEOUS
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           For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google .

          The above links as of this date are/were current. If anyone has any suggestions for any other additional web sites and/or links for reference, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

          Please note: If you want me to reply to your comment or request any further information by email, please include your email address in a separate comment. I will NOT publish any comments with an email address in it.

          NOTE: If you want to leave a comment, please leave it in ENGLISH.

          Broken links: Since November, 2005, I have written over 450+ blog entries with 1,000's of corresponding links/URLs for Moving2Italy2, covering a varied and wide range of topics. In the event if you come across a broken link or a non-functioning link/URL, please post a comment and report the non-functional link. I wish to thank you in advance for assisting me in the ongoing maintenance and the updating of this successful and informative blog.

          Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of these links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.

          That's it for Wednesday, 19 March 2014: mercoledì, 19 marzo 2014

          Ciao, Ben

          Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy. 

          Today’s quote is an Italian proverb / saying, author unknown.

          "Chi eon l' occhio vede, di cuor crede."
          "Seeing is believing." 

          When you have a free moment or two, please read my wife's interesting and entertaining blog about our life in Italy with photographs: Friends and Family in Italy

          Going to Spain, read my new blog:
          Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.

          Please note: The time listed below for this posting is Central European Time (CET)/ GMT+1.

          (LAST EDITED/UPDATED: XX MONTH 2014)

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          Wednesday, March 12, 2014

          Info on things to know before you go to Italy

          (LAST EDITED/UPDATED: XX MONTH 2014)

          Here are some links on things to know before you go to Italy:

          THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO TO ITALY

          MISCELLANEOUS
          * = Blog entry has been updated.

           For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google .
          The above links as of this date are/were current. If anyone has any suggestions for any other additional web sites and/or links for reference, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

          Please note: If you want me to reply to your comment or request any further information by email, please include your email address in a separate comment. I will NOT publish any comments with an email address in it.

          NOTE: If you want to leave a comment, please leave it in ENGLISH.

          Broken links: Since November, 2005, I have written over 500+ blog entries with 1,000's of corresponding links/URLs for Moving2Italy2, covering a varied and wide range of topics. In the event if you come across a broken link or a non-functioning link/URL, please post a comment and report the non-functional link. I wish to thank you in advance for assisting me in the ongoing maintenance and the updating of this successful and informative blog.]

          Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of these links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.

          That's it for Wednesday, 12 March 2014: mercoledi, 12 marzo 2014

          Ciao, Ben

          Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy. 

          Today’s quote is an Italian proverb/saying, author unknown.

          "Detto fatto."
          "No sooner said, than done."

          When you have a free moment or two, please read my wife's interesting and entertaining blog about our life in Italy with photographs:
          Friends and Family in Italy


          Going to Spain, read my new blog:
          Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.

          Please note: The time listed below for this posting is Central European Time (CET)/ GMT+1.

          (LAST EDITED/UPDATED: XX MONTH 2014)

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