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Why I Love Eating in Italy
Published on Friday, September 7, 2012 by I start planning my meals in Italy as soon as I book my trip. There’s just no better place in the world to experience such incredible tastes.  Here is what I love best about eating in Italy: Local, Fresh Ingredients: Chances are that anything you eat in Italy was grown or produced no more than a few miles away. How many places can say that? The meat, vegetables,...
Marilyn Monroe Exhibit at The Ferragamo Museum in Florence
Published on Friday, August 31, 2012 by For anyone who loves Italian fashion or Italian shoes, the Ferragamo Museum in Florence is already a must-visit. Yet there's even more reason to visit this fall and winter - a chance to celebrate the life and fashion of  Marilyn Monroe on the 50th anniversary of her death  The exhibit, which runs through January 28, 2013, pays special attention to Monroe's de...
Pompeii Bit The Dust 1,933 Years Ago Today
Published on Friday, August 24, 2012 by Anyone who has toured Pompeii has some idea of the terror its citizens endured on August 24, 79 A.D. All you have to do is look at one of the most popular exhibits at this archaeological site.  The "Garden of Fugitives" is a series of plaster casts of how Pompeiians where frozen in time trying to outrun the eruption of nearby Mt. Vesuvius.   But what the res...
Visit Italy’s Blue Flag Beaches in 2012
Published on Thursday, August 16, 2012 by We're deep in the heart of August and that means most Italians are at the beach! Each year, the non-profit  Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) awards select beaches and marinas  a "Blue Flag" or "Bandiera Blu."  A "Blue Flag" beach is one with pristine sand, clear water and organized services. Beaches are given this award by complying with many crite...
Siena- The Multi-faceted City of Italy
Published on Monday, July 23, 2012 by Beautiful buildings, which have stood the test of times to make their architects proud, stand amidst the modern masterpieces in the town of Siena. This lovely medieval city has been preserving its culture with its own urban identity. Travel to Siena and feel the thrill of the place that was once the center of cultural and religious activities. Even today, you can see ...
The Basilica of St. Anthony – An Architectural Treasure
Published on Friday, July 20, 2012 by If you want to spend time exploring the grandeur of Italian architecture, then the Basilica of St. Anthony is the perfect spot. However, before paying a visit to this wonderful place, get an insight of it. Find below some interesting facts that will take you through the history for a nostalgic ride. Although the Basilica of St. Anthony is frequented as a place of pil...
Circus Maximus and Its Underground Secret
Published on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by The famous Circus Maximus in Rome was an entertainment stadium used for chariot racing and other sports during the historic days. This famous race track had an underground Mithraic Temple which is mysteriously obscured 45 feet below ground. The Mithraeum discovered in 1931, is in fact a temple devoted to the Pagan God ‘Mithras’. Mithraism has its roots somewhere b...
Traveling across Italy – Everything You Need to Know
Published on Saturday, July 14, 2012 by Saluti Viaggiatore! This vacation, are you planning to explore Italy in all its glory? Then don’t miss out on things to know about Italy before you pack your bags. Here are a few tips that will help you enjoy the trip to the fullest, To begin with, choose a hotel that has 3 stars or more rating for a decent stay. Exercise caution of not leaving valuables in yo...
Fun, food and fashion at Turin
Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 by With its public squares, piazza and opera houses Turin is perfect place to visit in this holiday season. Famously known as “Little Paris “it has preserved the charm of it olden days to provide a rare glimpse through the rich history of the region If you are visiting Italy don’t forget to Travel to Turin to have lovely times with your friends and family. With its...
Relaxing Moments at San Casciano dei Bagni – The Natural Spa of Italy
Published on Saturday, July 7, 2012 by Looking for a perfect place to relax and forget your worries! Visit San Casciano dei Bagni in Italy to feel rejuvenated and refreshed. Located at about 70 km southeast of Siena, San Casciano Dei Bagni is blessed with untouched natural beauty and makes for an ideal vacation spot. It marks its importance as one of the frequently visited Italy travel destinations. ...