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National Parks In Italy – Explore The Wilder Side!
Published on Saturday, October 15, 2011 by Can any nature lover resist the temptation of a vacation surrounded by the wilds? Even if you are not a hardcore nature enthusiast, you will not be able to resist the charm of the natural beauty of Italy. It is a naturally blessed country that knows how to keep its resources in pristine condition. A vacation in any of the below mentioned Italian national parks wi...
Umbria: Top Choice for A Family Vacation in Italy
Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 by Umbria has a historical background that goes back to more than thousand years. This Italian region's beautiful architecture is a testimony of its past. The  abundant natural vegetation, a haven in today’s brick and mortar world, makes it a perfect choice for family vacationing. Visit towns such as Assisi, Spoleto and Perugia when in Umbria. So, holiday in Umbria...
Italy Hosts Several International Film Festivals
Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by Italy is always a hot favorite among tourists! This exotic place is frequented, especially for its unique culture, tradition, and gastronomical treats. Are you done exploring all of these facets and still have the thirst to discover more? No worries! Attend dozens of film festivals in Italy starting from early September through late December. Let’s take a look at so...
Italy – The Perfect Destination for a Spa Vacation
Published on Saturday, September 24, 2011 by Are you tired of the everyday hustle and bustle? Then you should be desperate for a refreshing break. Have you brainstormed about the different ways in which you can revitalize yourself, but ended up undecided? Don’t strain your brain and plan a spa vacation! Think spa vacation, think Italy! Many people assume that Italy is well-known only for its stunning landsc...
Truffle Hunting in Piedmont Italy
Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 by If you’re a discerning gastronomist, then you have no reason to miss the excitement of truffle hunting in Alba Italy. Of course, you can make a stop at Alba’s  autumn weekend truffle markets to shop for these so called “diamonds of the kitchen”, but you might have to pay top dollar for them! Instead, give yourself a deserving break from your busy life and sav...
Torino – An Italian City Displaying Stunning Architecture
Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 by Torino is one of the major business centers of Italy. But, what many of us aren’t aware of is the city’s stunning architecture reflecting its past glory. With ancient porticoes, arcades, parks, and palaces scattered across the city, you will discover the past visiting them! Save a couple of days exclusively for this northwestern Italian city when you’re heading...
Popular Italian Dishes to Add Spice to Your Italy Vacation
Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 by Mention Italy and a vision of mouthwatering dishes conjure in your mind. If you want to savor the authentic taste of pastas and pizzas, then you ought to plan a tour to Italy. Not just pastas and pizzas, Italy offers a wonderful palette of more such delectable recipes. Pasta: It is undoubtedly one of the most popular Italian dishes. Did you know that there is a hug...
Vatican City – The Small Wonder
Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 by A surprisingly small city with an area of 110 acres occupied by just about 1,000 people,  Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. Although it is a part of Italy that is land-locked by Rome on all sides, the Vatican City is classed as a separate country on its own. If you’re planning a trip to Vatican, then here is your list of things to do: • The pa...
Discovering Volcanoes on Sicily
Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 by A trekking expedition is always fun, especially with your family or your close set of friends. Discovering some of the most unusual sights in the presence of the company you love can be absolutely exhilarating. Italy offers you such an experience! Sicily is home to two of the largest volcanoes of Europe – Mount Etna and Stromboli, offer an exciting and challeng...
Understanding the Nature of Italians
Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by Go through the European history and you will understand the significance of Italy. The Roman Empire, birth of Christianity, eminent personalities such as Galileo, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mussolini, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the renaissance masters are all intricately woven into its history. They retain their importance in the contemporary world through cinema, ...