pharmaceutical and make-up

Restoring leisure at Antica Barbieria Colla

“Razors and combs,
/ lancets and scissors,
/ at my command /
everything's ready”, sings Figaro in “The Barber of Seville”. The voice of the leading character...

Erboristeria Melissa, a remedy for anxiety

Lemon balm is the popular name of a perennial herb called ‘Melissa officinalis’, which produces white-pink flowers and is widely used to treat anxiety....

The Officina Profumo–Farmaceutica in Santa Maria Novella

The Officina Profumo–Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, in Florence, was established in 1221, year of the death of Saint Dominic. It was indeed instituted...

The Mazzolini-Giuseppucci Pharmacy

According to legend, in the second half of the 1800s, the ancient Mazzolini-Giuseppucci Pharmacy, in Fabriano, was the location of regular freemason meetings. After...

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The Great War Museum: history at high altitude

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloOn the top of the Marmolada, at 3,000 meters of altitude, you’ll find the Marmolada Great War...

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli is located in Sassari’s central Piazza d’Italia. It was built by will of Giuseppe Giordano Apostoli in 1877, in...

Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...