Italy now has 53 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, more than any other country in the world. For anyone planning a home there, such a grand history of building, architecture and culture should be a real inspiration.
A diplomatic incident was avoided this week when the (great) Danes allowed an Italian chef to take his Argentinian mastiff, named Iceberg, back to Italy after more than a third of a million Italians pleaded for his life. Confused? Thankfully the rules about taking your dog to Italy are a little simpler to follow, reports our dog-friendly writer in Italy, Julia.