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Amusing Palio della Rana!
Published on Thursday, April 5, 2012 by Croak! Croak! ‘Princess and the Frog’ fable looks like an old-wives’ tale before the comical Palio della Rana. Wondering what is it? It means handsome men, wooden wheelbarrows and good ol’ grumpy frogs. For a perfect light-hearted Italian trip, head to Fermignano in the Marche region during the Sunday after Easter. Because, that is when the Golden Frog r...
Mischievous April’s Fish in Italy
Published on Monday, April 2, 2012 by April Fool’s Day, also known as All Fool’s Day is one of the light-hearted days of celebration in all parts of the world. World celebrates every important heroic events and religious festivals, but April 1st has been dedicated to celebrate foolishness. Till date, no one knows the history behind celebrating April Fool’s day, but the most accepted reason for th...
Happy Birthday, Rome!
Published on Friday, March 30, 2012 by Celebrations in Italy are not a rarity, and if you are in Rome on April 21st, then you can very well be a part of some exciting celebrations. Yes, the Eternal City, Rome is turning 2765 years old city on the 21st of April. Romans commemorate this day as the birthday of Rome, which was founded by Romulus in 753 B.C. Romans have a very interesting story behind the fo...
April – Italy’s Spring Shoulder Season!
Published on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 by It would not be wrong to say that spring is the prime time to visit Italy. Good climate, string of festivals, celebrations, beautiful flowers and the list of reasons just goes on. Weather in March is chill and at times windy and rainy too. But still Italians are ready to welcome the spring with festivals and events in this unpredictable weather. March begins with w...
Summer Travel Tips to Italy
Published on Thursday, March 22, 2012 by With summer just around the corner, most of you would be busy planning your summer trips. When it comes to summer’s top travel destinations, Italy certainly rules the roost. Traveling  to Italy during summer can be very relaxing and enjoyable, provided you do some careful planning. Summer in Italy is considerably hot and fortunately or unfortunately it is the ti...
Be a Part of Italy’s Oldest Carnival Celebration in Puglia
Published on Monday, March 19, 2012 by Italy is not just a place filled with exotic locales; it is also home to some of the most exciting carnivals in the world. Carnivals in Italy have their own uniqueness and attract all kinds of people from around the world. One of the oldest carnival celebrations in Italy is the Puglia carnival that reveals a lot about the Italian traditions It’s not only the olde...
Vieste Puglia – The Perfect Summer Destination!
Published on Thursday, March 15, 2012 by Give yourself a break and a take a relaxing vacation. To unwind there cannot be a better location than Italy. Surrounded by water on all three sides,  Italy is gifted with great beaches. For people who love sultry summer beaches, Italy is the right tourist spot. Summer in Italy is filled with bright sunshine and numerous summer festivals. Beach towns in Italy ar...
Castles Near Parma Italy – A Photographers Delight!
Published on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by Castles in Italy represent the rich architectural culture of Italy. Italian castles are a blend of romance silhouettes and rugged landscapes. Parma, located in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, is famous for its art, architecture, cheese and ham. Apart from these, Parma is also famous for its castles. Torrechiara castle is one of the most spectacular P...
Things to See in Alberobello
Published on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 by When you travel to Italy, there might be a lot of places that you would want to visit. One destination that definitely calls for a place in your travel itinerary is - Alberobello. Located in the southern part of Italy, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is known for its exceptional style of building called Trulli. Trullis are nothing but limestone houses with ...
Tips for Renting A Car in Italy and Driving in Italy
Published on Saturday, March 3, 2012 by A common question about travel to Italy is, "Should I rent a car in Italy?" There are two major factors to consider when renting a car in Italy: Where will you be traveling in Italy? If you're sticking to major cities or heavily visited areas with good public transportation (like the Amalfi Coast), you won't need a rental car and it may be a hindrance. But if yo...