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Great gift ideas – Ferrari merchandise

Posted by dan on December 18, 2010

The smaller items such as watches, key rings, toy cars, ties or valets would make a good gift for people who like cars and car racing. If you are the Ferrari fan yourself, you could have a photo taken next to the F1 racing monster for 16 euros (A4 size). There is a whole range of other items, including bags, clothes, car accessories, even skis. Although a pair of Ferrari skis is not a guarantee that you will be the fastest on the slopes, you definitely will be one of the most stylish. You can also get the electronic two-wheeler gadget (sure there is a name for it – pls let me know) which could be useful getting around in the city. In many big cities, including Rome, you can hire them for sightseeing if you first want to have a go at it – not the Ferrari ones of course.

There are shops in the city – the pictured one is just off Via del Corso close to Piazza Augusto Imperatore – and also at the airport.

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See also blog post: Villa Borghese gardens – with kids or without

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Great gift ideas – dictators and villains

Posted by dan on December 16, 2010

Probably not for everyone’s taste – but I am sure it is intended as a joke. It reflects the satirical Italian opinion about politics – that even though most people have moderate and tolerant views, as in any country, it has always been extreme forces that controlled world events.

Angelini – Liquor store on Via del Viminale, close to Teatro Dell’ Opera and Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica.

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Great gift ideas – bananaguard

Posted by dan on December 10, 2010

With Christmas only a few weeks away, everybody is thinking of some good gift ideas. Here is one great idea from the brochure of Brittany Ferries – probably aimed at British visitors, as they are used to get everything in plastic. In the supermarkets in the UK tomatoes, apples, bananas, potato etc come in beautiful plastic boxes, holding no more than 2 or 3 pieces. You find similar in other countries as well, but not to the same extent. The bottom line is, if you have a banana, you have to protect it.

Travel Tip “Protects your banana when you’re on the move! The best guard in glorious yellow!”
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See also blog posts: Brittany Ferries – crossing the Channel and Visiting Mont-Saint-Michel

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