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Le Sagre in Maremma – A Gastronomic Tour!
Published on Saturday, June 30, 2012 by It is not without reason they say ‘the quickest way to reach a man’s heart is through his stomach’. Food, the most basic of our needs has evolved from being a source of energy to a way of life (among other things). In Italy food is something which brings people together and Sagre are organised with this in mind. In case you plan to go on a gastronomic tour of It...
Packing for an Unforgettable Trip to Italy
Published on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 by If you are planning to travel to Italy this summer, the best way is to travel is to travel light. Fewer luggage mean lesser hassle!  Here is the list of travel essentials you must carry along with you. The obvious stuff you pack first is your clothes. Choose your clothing according to the time of the year you are visiting Italy. If you are travelling in summer, th...
Italy in summer – a Closer Look
Published on Friday, June 8, 2012 by If you are looking for a perfect place to spend your vacation during your summer break, then Italy is a good choice. This amazing country offers many exciting places to visit and explore. From hanging out at the beach to attending artistic or historical exhibitions, you can take your pick. The festivals, beaches, shopping, outdoor concerts and plays are all part of su...
Earthquake in Emilia-Romagna: Buy Cheese for Solidarity
Published on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 by In an attempt to help cheese producers in Emilia-Romagna , a region devastated by a several earthquakes last month, regional consortiums are organizing ways for consumers to buy the damaged wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano and Grana Padano cheese – produced in and around the city of Parma. The malformed, but still perfectly good cheese is being sold throughout It...
Wine Tasting In Florence
Published on Monday, May 28, 2012 by Italy is not just about long sandy beaches, stunning landscapes, impressive historic buildings, and tasty food items - it’s a land of beautiful vineyards and fine wines too. If you’re in Florence this September, then consider yourself lucky. You’ll get to taste the world’s finest wines in some of the magnificent historic buildings. A tradition that’s so spec...
Forget Italian Wine, Italian Beer is Gaining Prestige
Published on Sunday, May 20, 2012 by While Italy is known for making some of the finest wines in the world, it hasn't had a big presence on the beer scene...until now. After 200 hundreds years of making beer, Italy and its citizens are  now embracing beer as a popular alternative to wine and sharing Italian beers with the world. According to Italian news agency ANSA, when asked their drink of choice...
How to Pick the Perfect Hotel in Italy
Published on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by Looking for a perfect hotel to stay in Italy? Well, apart from interesting historic remains, stunning art, and yummy pizzas, this country of wonders also offers a wide range of hotels to spend your holidays. From small apartments to seven star hotels, it gives you many accommodation options to choose from. The hotels in Italy not just offer good service, but also serv...
Top 5 Must-Eats When In Rome
Published on Friday, March 9, 2012 by Italy food culture is different from any other food culture in the world. For Italians, meal time is a time to relax. For them, flavor and character is a must in their food.  Rome, the capital of Italy, is the place to taste the best Italian foods. Ever since ancient times, Romans considered hosting a banquet in their villa as a matter of pride. So, even now you can ...
Visit Naples and Double Your Love for Pizza
Published on Sunday, February 19, 2012 by If you are a hard core pizza lover, then on a visit to Italy you have to get a taste of these delicacies from the authentic Italian pizzerias. These pizzerias prepare pizzas in a wood burning brick oven to give you the original taste. Since pizza originated in Naples Italy, you must visit this southern Italian city to taste the real thing.  But the real mouth wate...
Add More Taste To Your Travel With Delicious Italian Gelato
Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 by If you love ice cream, you will love Italian gelato. Give your taste buds a treat by trying this semi-frozen delicacy as you travel throughout Italy. A shop that sells gelato in Italy is called a gelateria.  Tubs of deliciously-flavored, colorful Italian gelato are showcased in huge glass cases and as you watch them you will feel your tongue drool! Italian g...