THE FASCINATING POPE WHO WROTE LETTERS TO PINOCCHIO AND DICKENS
Italy Blog

THE FASCINATING POPE WHO WROTE LETTERS TO PINOCCHIO AND DICKENS

The Fascinating Pope Who Wrote Letters To Pinocchio And Dickens The city of Venice was a magical place in the 1970s. Ancient local traditions were being proudly upheld, with a revival of the famously naughty Carnival festivities and a post-war economic boom in the region surrounding La Serenissima regenerating a city never far from danger. …

GIGLIO ISLAND, THE HIDDEN PARADISE OF ITALY
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GIGLIO ISLAND, THE HIDDEN PARADISE OF ITALY

Giglio Island, The Hidden Paradise Of Italy Photo credit: Visit Tuscany GiglioIsland (in Italian “Isola del Giglio”) is a wonderful island of Tuscany surrounded by the Tyrrhenian sea. The island is one of seven that form the Tuscan Archipelago. Full of hidden beaches with crystal clear water, this is the perfect place to spend your …

8 MOST BEAUTIFUL GARDENS TO VISIT IN ITALY THIS SPRING
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8 MOST BEAUTIFUL GARDENS TO VISIT IN ITALY THIS SPRING

8 Most Beautiful Gardens To Visit In Italy This Spring  Photo credit: Flower Girl Don’t you think that Spring is the most beautiful season of the year? The fragrance of the blooming flowers, the smell of raw green and sprouting buds after a rain fall, trees blossoming and warm sunny days: that’s Spring. And nature’s …

Italian Food&Wine Blog

FANTASTIC ITALIAN FOOD FESTIVALS THAT ARE WORTH A PIT STOP

FANTASTIC ITALIAN FOOD FESTIVALS THAT ARE WORTH A PIT STOP  Spring and Summer are festival seasons and there’s one in every corner of Italy to suit every taste. From chilli pepper to truffle festivals, from pasta to chocolate, we’re here to help you find best food festivals worth traveling for. Food festivals are the perfect …

Italian Food&Wine Blog

BEST WINE FESTIVALS IN ITALY THAT YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

BEST WINE FESTIVALS IN ITALY THAT YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS Italy is famous for its delicious food and there are lot of specialties that have become a symbol of the country all around the world (just think about Neapolitan pizza, for example). But there’s also something else that can not be easily forgotten: wine. …

ARCHITECTURAL REMAINS OF BENITO MUSSOLINI’S FASCIST REGIME
Rome Blog

ARCHITECTURAL REMAINS OF BENITO MUSSOLINI’S FASCIST REGIME

ARCHITECTURAL REMAINS OF BENITO MUSSOLINI’S FASCIST REGIME Photo credits: Marion Doss From ancient times and medieval era to Renaissance and Baroque, citizens of Rome are proud of their rich heritage and glorious past days that light from every corner of the city. Although Italians talk about their recent history with less pride, fascism remains to be …

THE DAZZLE AND THE BELLEZZA: WHAT MILAN FASHION WEEK HOLDS FOR YOU
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THE DAZZLE AND THE BELLEZZA: WHAT MILAN FASHION WEEK HOLDS FOR YOU

The Dazzle And The Bellezza: What Milan Fashion Week Holds For You Settimana della moda, or the Milan Fashion Week, is one of the four most famous fashion shows– also called the Big Four– that happen around the globe. Known for its nonpareil diversity and glamour, the event attracts masses especially due to the attendance …

Venice Blog

SECRET VENICE: THE 5 MOST UNDERRATED ISLANDS IN THE VENETIAN LAGOON

Secret Venice: the 5 Most Underrated Islands in the Venetian Lagoon Venice is a tricky place to navigate, I won’t deny it. I’ve spent too many afternoons lounging in small cafes, Spritz in hand, watching couples, families, and groups of friends engage in orienteering battles, angrily brandishing maps or wearily flipping through guidebooks in their …

Florence Blog

A DAY’S DINING IN FLORENCE: 5 RESTAURANTS TO TAKE YOU FROM BREAKFAST TO DINNER

A Day’s Dining In Florence: 5 Restaurants To Take You From Breakfast To Dinner  When exploring an unknown city abroad, one of the most stressful experiences can be searching for that perfect lunch spot, or knowing exactly where to grab a coffee when your legs are weary from sightseeing. With our guide to the best …