Idiom of the Day
win over (someone) or win (someone) over
to gain the support and sympathy of someone
We finally won the apartment manager over and she will let us have a pet in our apartment.
Amazing Staircases Around the World
Palazzo Biscaris rococo staircase Sicily
The privately owned Palazzo Biscari in Catania is home to this stunning white Rococo style staircase decorated with stucco and beautiful frescoes above the door of the gallery. Built in the 17th century, the palace features a large double staircase in the inner courtyard, the Feasts Hall with a complex arrangement of mirrors, stuccoes and frescoes painted by Matteo Desiderato, plus a small dome for the orchestra.