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Adriano - Negozio di Antichità Sgroi View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano visits a Palermo antique dealer, Massimo Sgroi, who also exhibits the work of contemporary artists. Sgroi invites Yabla friends to submit work.

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Alberto Angela, well-known presenter of historical TV documentaries, takes us on a journey to discover some of the "wonders" — both man-made and natural — of this "treasure peninsula" called Italy. The journey begins at the Royal Palace in Caserta.

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

It's hard to fathom the scale of this royal palace. We learn how many workers it took and how long it took to build. The grand staircase is of amazing dimensions, and, when seen from the top, our host seems like a small dot at the bottom of it.

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We visit the magnificent, immense Throne Room, with its small but elegant throne, and vaulted, frescoed ceiling.

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Alberto Angela takes us from the public throne room to the private chambers of the Royal Palace. In order to obtain the desired wall coverings, a whole complex was built for manufacturing silk. It's still operating today. Incredibile!

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The narrator makes us aware of the vast number of people necessary to run the Palace. We visit the most intimate place in the Palace: the queen's dressing room and bathroom. It is fascinating to learn all the ways in which it was outfitted to both pamper and protect the queen.

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

If we thought the interior of the Royal Palace of Caserta was amazing, we should get ready for even more amazement as we go outside and see the spectacular park — a true capolavoro (masterpiece) — which Luigi Vanvitelli, architect and engineer, designed, giving water the starring role.

Alberto Angela - Meraviglie - Ep. 1 - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Exploring the gardens further, we come upon a grotto, as well as what looks like an ancient Roman site, replete with original statues. It was all part of Vanvitelli's plan.

Andromeda - in - Storia del gelato - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Who doesn't love ice cream? Andromeda gives us her take on the history of gelato (ice cream), from Mount Etna in Sicily to Paris.

Andromeda - in - Storia del gelato - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Andromeda talks about the various types of ice cream and how they are made.

Anna e Marika - Il fiume Tevere View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Everything you always wanted to know about the Tiber River in Rome. Marika and Anna are there to share its history.

Anna e Marika - Il pane View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Il pane (bread) is an important staple at the Italian table, no question about it. There is a great variety of kinds of bread, and in fact, every region has its own. Anna and Marika take you to discover some of their favorites.

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - La Casina delle Civette View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika take us to Rome's Villa Torlonia. There's an old Swiss chalet type of house there with as its theme, owls and bats!

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - Casino Nobile View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We continue on our tour of the Villa Torlonia grounds. Anna shows us the mansion where Mussolini lived from 1925 to 1943.

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - Gli orti di guerra View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This is the final part of a walk through Villa Torlonia, in Rome, with Anna and Marika.

Anna e Marika - Hostaria Antica Roma - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Find out what's so special about the restaurant where Anna and Marika are about to have lunch.

Anna e Marika - Hostaria Antica Roma - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

What did people eat in Ancient Rome? Paolo, the owner of the restaurant, tells us about the history of the place and talks about the most popular dishes on the menu based on actual recipes from Roman times.

Anna e Marika - Hostaria Antica Roma - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The journey into the past continues, and this time Paolo, the proprietor even tells an anecdote concerning American history. If you're wondering what American History has to do with ancient Rome, tune in!

Anna e Marika - Hostaria Antica Roma - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Another little journey back in time. This time Anna and Marika discover what pigeons have to do with dead people!

Anna e Marika - Hostaria Antica Roma - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Here we are at the last part of the story of this unique restaurant. Anna and Marika relax over coffee, and tease each other about being just a bit fuori (nuts).

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