Some ‘Do Nots’ When Dining Overseas

Some ‘Do Nots’ When Dining Overseas

When planning for your overseas vacation, take a moment to familiarize yourself with local dining customs so you can blend in with locals and minimize any embarrassment. Here are the Top dining faux pas in popular destinations to avoid, as follows: Dining at the Wrong Time In some countries, like Portugal and Spain, supper does […]

Life in Italy: The History of Grappa

Life in Italy: The History of Grappa

Grappa is a uniquely Italian drink, that has been around since the Middle Ages Traditionally, made from pomace, that is, discarded grape seeds, stalks and stems that are a by-product of the wine-making process. For generations, Italians have sipped this “firewater” after meals and even added a little to their morning espresso, to “correct” it; […]

CONCORSO D’ELEGANZA VILLA D’ESTE 2019CORRIERE D’ELEGANZA IX

CONCORSO D’ELEGANZA VILLA D’ESTE 2019CORRIERE D’ELEGANZA IX

$BID Tradition is always at the center of important competitions such as the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Automobile elegance forms the platform for the common passion that attracts connoisseurs and owners of these treasures from all over the world to this paradisiacal landscape in Northern Italy in May. Every year, special exhibitions complement the exquisite […]

‘The Great Pompeii Project’ Offers New Looks Into Life Before the Disaster

‘The Great Pompeii Project’ Offers New Looks Into Life Before the Disaster

FLASH: Almost 2,000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption, the ancient Roman city is still giving up its long-buried secrets. Fantastic frescos, preserved mosaics and obscene graffiti are just some of the discoveries emerging from the largest archaeological dig at the site since the 1950’s. As teams of construction workers shore up […]

A Weekend in the Dolomites

A Weekend in the Dolomites

For a weekend of epic scenery, fresh mountain air and Michelin star dining, head to the stunning ranges of northeastern Italy San Cassiano A travel tip for the Dolomites: You do not want to be the driver, negotiating steep hairpin turns and bands of Italian cyclists pedalling through dangerously narrow mountain passes. You want to […]

Looking Ahead: Seeing No Rate Hikes, No Recession, 20%+ Rally Ahead

Looking Ahead: Seeing No Rate Hikes, No Recession, 20%+ Rally Ahead

$SPY, $GLD Surprise, after all of the ‘bunk’ you have heard since early October, do not be shocked that there will be no additional Fed rate hikes, a 20% S&P 500 rally and no recession.. Byron Wein defines “surprise” as an event that the average investor would only assign a 33% chance of taking place […]

New Years Eve Fireworks From Around the World

New Years Eve Fireworks From Around the World

Fireworks are with us a many major events world wide, they signify excitement and celebration. Here are some of the world’s best fireworks displays going off on New Year’s Eve. Reykjavík, Iceland For Midnight Fireworks You will hardly notice the cold or the just 5 hours of daylight when you celebrate with new friends and […]

The “Villa d’Este Prelude Tour” is New for 2019

The “Villa d’Este Prelude Tour” is New for 2019

The world-famous parade of the Concorso d’Eleganza held in the parkland of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este annually epitomizes one of the magic moments of automobile culture. This event is an unforgettable experience for passionate fans and connoisseurs of the most aristocratic motor-cars. We are taking our cue from this spectacle and will be celebrating […]

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

There’s nothing that this Renaissance Italian city does not do well, from mouthwatering food and historical gems to boutique shopping and incredible art, this city has long reigned supreme where to visit in Italy. Every corner conceals a masterpiece, whether an artful plate of pasta or a statue from a Renaissance sculptor. You will never […]

Travel Italy: 5 of Its Most Romantic Towns

Travel Italy: 5 of Its Most Romantic Towns

Travel Italy: 5 of Its Most Romantic Towns When it comes to setting a romantic mood the small towns and villages in Italy have so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. Some of the most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-Key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval […]

Poland Calls Migration a Threat to Europe

Poland Calls Migration a Threat to Europe

Poland Calls Migration a Threat to Europe + The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis Migrants have been arriving in northwestern Bosnia to try to cross to Croatia then to Western Europe. Poland’s Interior Minister says other European countries are coming around to his nation’s view that Europe’s capacity to absorb new migrants is limited. Joachim […]

Italy Doomed as it Caves to EU Pressure

Italy Doomed as it Caves to EU Pressure

Italy Doomed as it Caves to EU Pressure Italy’s government will bow to pressure from Brussels and reduce its budget deficit targets for 2020 and 2021 in a bid to reassure skittish markets, two Italian dailies reported Wednesday. After declaring last week it was setting the public deficit at around 2.4 percent of gross domestic […]

Coffee Around the World

Coffee Around the World

Coffee Around the World Since coffee beans were discovered in Kaffa, Ethiopia, to its popularization in Yemen, where it got its start as a brewed beverage, coffee has become the most celebrated social drink in the world. Whether you prefer a cup of strong black, a diary-infused local specialty, or a spicy creation, coffee drinkers […]

The Most Beautiful Mediterranean Islands 

The Most Beautiful Mediterranean Islands 

The Most Beautiful Mediterranean Islands A holiday on the Mediterranean Sea features islands of romance, classic European culture, exotic food, and picturesque beaches. Italy, Greece, and France dominate the Med, but you may be surprised at the other islands that can offer a vacation just as luxurious. Below you will find the 5 very beautiful […]

US Sanctions on Russia to Stay in Place

US Sanctions on Russia to Stay in Place

US Sanctions on Russia to Stay in Place US sanctions on Russia will remain in place and unchanged for now, President Donald Trump said Monday, even after the Republican leader’s Summit with Vladimir Putin 2 weeks ago in Helsinki. “Sanctions on Russia will remain as is,” President Trump told reporters at the White House during […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’ $RACE Shares of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are + 35% YTD, but they came off their highs to consolidate the last Bull leg that Topped at 149.85 a few weeks ago. Ferrari finished Monday in NYC at 136.38, +1.02, or +0.75%, the market is closed. And there looks to be more […]

Luca Dal Monte’s New Ferrari Biography: ‘On Enzo’s Trail’

Luca Dal Monte’s New Ferrari Biography: ‘On Enzo’s Trail’

Luca Dal Monte’s New Ferrari Biography: ‘On Enzo’s Trail’ $RACE Luca Dal Monte, 55 anni, was born and raised in Cremona, home of Stradivari, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy by the left bank of the River Po, today he lives in Milan. Ran media/press operations for Ferrari and Maserati, 2 of the most […]

‘Peu’ Macron Now Trying His Hands at Destroying Europe

‘Peu’ Macron Now Trying His Hands at Destroying Europe

‘Peu’ Macron Now Trying His Hands at Destroying Europe Emmanuel Macron said populism is spreading across the continent “like leprosy” sparking fury from Italy’s new anti-establishment government as cracks within the EU deepen. French President Emmanuel Macron has launched an astonishing attack on the populist, nationalist, and traditionally conservative political parties rising in Europe, angering […]

Angela Merkel’s Government Crumpling, Ousting Looms

Angela Merkel’s Government Crumpling, Ousting Looms

Angela Merkel’s Government Crumpling, Ousting Looms A dispute in Angela Merkel’s coalition over migration policy has swiftly escalated into the biggest tests of her Chancellorship. The clash has opened a rift at the heart of her camp, between her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its CSU Bavarian sister party. How the conflict is resolved will […]

Populist Government Takes Power in Italy

Populist Government Takes Power in Italy

Populist Government Takes Power in Italy “Populism is the new organizing principle.” The new government has pledged to pursue a host of populist policies, including reclaiming national sovereignty from the European Union over issues ranging from border protection and immigration to economics and finance. For now, however, it has abandoned previous plans to hold a […]

Socialist EU Cracked, Crumbling from Inside

Socialist EU Cracked, Crumbling from Inside

Socialist EU Cracked, Crumbling from Inside Europe has relied on the US for protection and economic support, and now The Trump Administration has sanctioned the single currency bloc for refusing to level playing field on trade and unfair trade practices Friday, US President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on European steel and aluminum, dismissing Europe’s pleas, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Safer ‘Bet’ than Italian Government Bonds

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Safer ‘Bet’ than Italian Government Bonds

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Safer ‘Bet’ than Italian Government Bonds $RACE Italy’s iconic luxury carmaker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Exor, the owners of Juventus football club, are among many Italian companies that can now borrow money more cheaply than Rome’s crisis-hit government. Italian sovereign bond yields rose this week to some of their highest marks in years […]

Italy’s Deepening Political Crisis May Drive Gold North

Italy’s Deepening Political Crisis May Drive Gold North

Italy’s Deepening Political Crisis May Drive Gold North $GLD,  $SLV The deepening political crisis in Italy that provoked a 2nd day of heavy selling on European financial markets. Italy’s President set the country on a path to early elections on Monday, appointing a former IMF official as interim PM with the task of planning for […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Engineered Maserati Levante Trofeo Fastest SUV in the World

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Engineered Maserati Levante Trofeo Fastest SUV in the World

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Engineered Maserati Levante Trofeo Fastest SUV in the World $RACE, $FCAU Maserati unveiled the 2019 Levante Trofeo performance SUV Wednesday at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. The Limited Edition Levante Trofeo is powered by 590 hp, twin-turbocharged Ferrari V8. According to Maserati, the Levante Trofeo can do 0-60 mph in 3.7 secs and reach […]

Enzo Ferrari’s Life Showcased at Ferrari Museum

Enzo Ferrari’s Life Showcased at Ferrari Museum

Enzo Ferrari’s Life Showcased at Ferrari Museum $RACE A special photo exhibition has been organized at the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy. Born on 18 February 1898 in Modena, Italy, Enzo Ferrari showed a passion for cars as a child. And as an adult he created the most iconic automotive brand and the world’s Aristocrat, while serving as 1 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Under the Skin’ Exhibit in London

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Under the Skin’ Exhibit in London

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Under the Skin’ Exhibit in London $RACE The Life of Enzo Ferrari, creator of the most iconic Italian car brands, will be celebrated during a special exhibition this Fall in London. The London Design Museum in Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, will host the Ferrari Exhibition to commemorate the 70th ann of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), […]

Rome’s Colosseum Opens Its Top Levels to Public

Rome’s Colosseum Opens Its Top Levels to Public

Rome’s Colosseum Opens Its Top Levels to Public Visitors to the Colosseum can now enjoy even more of the ancient amphitheater and the spectacular views it offers of Rome. Officials Tuesday showed off the newly restored 4th and 5th levels of the Colosseum, which are opening to the public for guided tours starting on 1 […]

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano $RACE, $BID The $10-M LaFerrari Aperta in Rosso Fuoco w/Bianco Italia double racing stripe livery pictured above hammered for $10-M. Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s Maranello (Fiorano) auction someone bought the sold out Ferrari-one-cannot-buy. The last built for Charity s/n 210 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sold for […]

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump’s approval of $110-B in arms sales to Saudi Arabia gave stocks in the defense sector a lift to record highs Monday. The deal includes $350-B more in defense support over 10 years. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) was […]

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing The Venice Biennale has emerged as the place where curators, collectors, advisers, and artists come to a consensus on what art is important. “It’s been interesting to understand what the art world thinks is relevant,” said Maria Guilia Maramotti, the senior […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at 70 anni: Quality, Power, Elegance, Exclusivity & Style

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at 70 anni: Quality, Power, Elegance, Exclusivity & Style

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at 70 anni: Quality, Power, Elegance, Exclusivity & Style $RACE In March of Y 1947, Enzo Ferrari, an Italian racing driver and entrepreneur, fired up the engine of his 125 S, the 1st car to badged with his name. Thus came the realization of Ferrari’s dream to build an exclusive race car for […]

Plot to Steal Enzo Ferrari’s Remains Busted

Plot to Steal Enzo Ferrari’s Remains Busted

Plot to Steal Enzo Ferrari’s Remains Busted $RACE Ferrari NV’s (NYSE:RACE) founder Enzo Ferrari’s remains has rested peacefully in a tomb in Modena, Italy for almost 30 years, and will continue to do so after police foiled an elaborate plot to rob the tomb of his casket and remains. The police arrested 34 people this […]

Socialist Pope Condemns ‘Populism’ as Driving Fear of Immigrants

Socialist Pope Condemns ‘Populism’ as Driving Fear of Immigrants

Socialist Pope Condemns ‘Populism’ as Driving Fear of Immigrants Tuesday, Papa Francis called for a radical change of attitude towards immigrants, saying they should be welcomed with dignity and denouncing the “populist rhetoric” he said is fueling fear and selfishness in rich countries. The Pope, who has championed the cause of migrants since taking office in […]

Italy’s President Solves the Government Crisis

Italy’s President Solves the Government Crisis

Italy’s President Solves the Government Crisis Saturday, Italian President Sergio Mattarella says he would make a decision “in the coming hours” to solve ongoing government crisis, and give the country a new full-functioning cabinet. FLASH UpDate:  Italy’s latest government was formed and rapidly sworn in Monday, a center-left coalition headed by new Premier Paolo Gentiloni […]

Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead

Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead

Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks rose Monday as investors bought banks and  technology company stocks, which have been mostly left out of a post-election rally. The DJIA marked another record high. Energy companies rose as the price of Crude Oil reached its highest marks since July 2015. […]

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces $EURUSD Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, 41 anni, resigned after suffering a crushing defeat Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the Eurozone’s 3rd-largest economy into political uncertainty. PM Renzi’s decision to quit after just 2.5 years in office deals a blow to the EU, already reeling from […]

Italy’s PM Resigned After Voters Rejected His Constitutional Reforms

Italy’s PM Resigned After Voters Rejected His Constitutional Reforms

Italy’s PM Resigned After Voters Rejected His Constitutional Reforms The EU’s embattled elite political establishment lost another round Sunday, as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned after voters rejected his constitutional reforms. Beppe Grillo, called the most dangerous man in Europe, started to make headlines at the leader of Italy’s biggest protest party more than […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity $RACE, $BID Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will auction off the last LaFerrari Supercar made to raise money for earthquake relief in Central Italy, the iconic carmaker announced Tuesday. Just 499 coupes were planned, but Ferrari decided to make 1 more, as a gift to its home country. The car, […]

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Italy Buildings collapse, there are no immediate reports of casualties. Sunday, a strong earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck central Italy, causing the collapse of buildings in small cities and towns already shaken by tremors in the past 2 months, there are no immediate reports of casualties. It was a bigger quake […]

Central Italy Earthquake: Damage, Panic, Fear, Injury Abound

Central Italy Earthquake: Damage, Panic, Fear, Injury Abound

Central Italy Earthquake: Damage, Panic, Fear, Injury Abound Dozens of people sustained minor injuries and others more serious ones Daylight revealed widespread damage in central Italy Thursday after strong earthquakes overnight that caused panic and fear among residents just 2 months after a quake nearby killed hundreds. No one was killed this time, but dozens […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Build the 500th LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Build the 500th LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Build the 500th LaFerrari for Charity $RACE Ferrari announced Wednesday that it will produce the 500th LaFerrari to benefit the earthquake victims in Central Italy. During the bi-lateral summit between the Italian and German governments that took place at Ferrari, Chairman/CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that the Italian automaker will produce “1 More” […]

Italy Mourns its Earthquake Victims

Italy Mourns its Earthquake Victims

Italy Mourns its Earthquake Victims The death toll in the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit central Italy Wednesday evening has risen to 291, said the Civil Protection agency said Saturday. The death toll in the worst-hit town Amatrice was 230, while the number of victims in Accumoli and Arquato del Tronto were 11 and 50 respectively. […]

Earthquake Kills 38 in Italy

Earthquake Kills 38 in Italy The U.S. Geological Survey, which measured the quake at 6.2 magnitude, said it struck near the Umbrian city of Norcia, while Italy’s earthquake institute INGV registered it at 6.0 and put the epicenter further south, closer to Accumoli and Amatrice. The damage was made more severe because the epicenter was […]

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet? A British biotech group has bought the genetic data of nearly 13,000 Italian residents of a Sardinian province where many people live to celebrate their 100th birthdays and beyond. Tiziana Life Sciences, a British company focused on cancer and diseases of the immune system, said […]

Modena, Italia Home of Ferrari & Osteria Francescana

Modena, Italia Home of Ferrari & Osteria Francescana

Modena, Italia Home of Ferrari & Osteria Francescana $RACE Modena is a microcosm of everything that draws 48.5-M travelers to Italy annually. Travelers to the small Northern Italian City of Modena in Emilia-Romagna, Italy’s agricultural center can find the most coveted dinning reservation on Earth, at Osteria Francescana (the best restaurant in the world), visit the […]

The World’s Top 50 Restaurants, Italy’s Osteria Francescana #1

The World’s Top 50 Restaurants, Italy’s Osteria Francescana #1

The World’s Top 50 Restaurants, Italy’s Osteria Francescana #1 Monday it was announced that Osteria Francescana was named the best eatery at the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, an annual tradition that has become an annual tradition in the culinary world. El Cellar de Can Roca, dropped from 1st to 2nd place. The restaurants on the Y […]