A Brief Introduction to Italy

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History, art, fashion, food, fast cars, natural beauty – you name it, Italy has it.

Shaped like a boot, the Italian peninsula set extends from the southern edge of Europe in the Mediterranean and comprises a cluster of the two larger islands of Sicily and Sardinia, over forty medium sized and many more smaller islands, Italy, is bounded by the alpine ridge on one side and the sea on the other. Italy includes the Vatican City, a nation by itself, the independent republic of San Marino, the Principality of Monaco, the Italian Swiss region, Nice, Corsica, the islands of Malta, Venezia Giulia and Istria. For the one stop comparison of car rental sites in Italy just visit Autonoleggio1.it and save on your car rental fares.

The climate of Italy is temperate but is prone to much change in weather over the course of the year. Administratively speaking, Italy has twenty regions, which are further divided into provinces and municipalities. This is the seventh largest industrial economy in the world and the fifth largest in the European Union.

In the past Italy was organized as a monarchy under King Victor Emmanuel II in the year 1861 and the concept of a unified Italy is rather recent. The Republic of Italy was formed in 1948 and shares territorial borders with Austria, France, Holy See, San Marino, Switzerland and Slovenia.

The main languages spoken in Italy are Italian, German, French and Slovene with Italian being the official language of the state.

Predominantly a Roman Catholic, with nearly 87% of the total population, Protestants, Jews and Muslims also coexist peacefully in Italy.

The currency of Italy is the Euro and GDP is made up of agriculture, industry and services.

Pizza, pasta, wine, olives, cappuccino, risotto, gelato, tiramisu, cornetto, cheese, sunshine, roman ruins, Catholicism are all synonymous with Italy and the people are known to live the ‘La Vita Italiana’.

Places to see include, Pisa, Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Milan, Vatican City, Naples, Venice, Turin, Pompeii, Portofino, Genoa, Sicily and Sardinia. Travelling in Italy is very easy by car and to get a genuine discount on all car rentals please browse www.autonoleggio.it . We offer a comprehensive comparison of all available car hire websites in Italy and with such a large range of cars to choose from, we assure you that be it a holiday or business visit, your stay in Italy will be a pleasure trip.

Most Romantic Restaurants in NYC

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Love cannot be expressed in words. It needs a mixture of words, affection, care, devotion and yes a bit of showoff. If you want to see this practically, then take your sweetheart to a very crowded place for a dinner. I am sure she will show you her original form after the dinner. On the other hand take her for a candle light dinner at a beautiful place with a romantic environment, soft background music and really nice food. See what happens, she will be flattered and her love will overflow for you. Well jokes apart, love just needs some special memories which can bind a relationship forever. For these special occasions you need to know about some of the most romantic restaurants in your city. So, for the people who are in New York City, I have a list of some of the most romantic restaurants in NYC. Just have a look and be ready to impress your beloved.
Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in NYC
New York City is a beautiful place. It has numerous big hotels and restaurants which are known for their food, ambiance and service. Here I am going to give you some of the most romantic restaurants in New York City.
Aureole
This restaurant is located at the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park. It is known for its award winning cuisine with a blend of amazingly romantic music. Every month you can get master piece events conducted specially for the guests. You can book the table beforehand and can arrange a special dinner with the cuisine specially from the chief chef. Read more…

Harry Potter Adventure Fever

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Everyone is neck deep in Potter fever right now. The latest installment of the Harry Potter films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows breaking all box office records, Universal Studios have decided to cash in on the Potter mania. And so, this is what has been the inspiration of the Harry Potter theme park, also called the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
As soon as the news that Wizarding World of Harry Potter was set to open in Spring came out, Potter fans waited with baited breath. And this wait finally came to an end on June 18th this year, when the stars of the movie flew down to Florida for the opening of the Harry Potter theme park. The Harry Potter Theme Park is located in Orlando, Florida and Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, James and Oliver Phelps, Michael Gambon, Bonny Wright and many more stars were present for the opening. So, let’s take a look at the various attractions at this park.
Harry Potter Theme Park Rides
Dragon Challenge
This is a dueling roller coaster ride where two roller coasters; the Hungarian Horntail and the Chinese Fireball, inspired by Rowling’s fourth book and the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. While this may not be the fastest roller coaster in the world, it surely sets your pulse racing! Both these roller coasters reach a height of 125 feet and have a total of five inversions! What makes this ride even more thrilling than probably the tallest roller coaster in the world is the fact that, at one point, these two roller coasters pass within twelve inches of each other! Yes, that’s the whole thrill of riding a dueling roller coaster. It’s little wonder that Daniel Radcliffe himself rode this ride no less than five times! You need to ensure that you do not have any loose articles while on this ride. Read more…