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Venice Carnevale: An Italian Celebration
Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 by An alluring festival that pulls in thousands of spectators; a tradition that casts its spell on whoever crosses its path; a gala that celebrates the spirit of humans is none other than the Venice Carnival. Escape from the mundane everyday life and get drowned in the fantasy of this amazing festival! Women sashaying in exquisite gowns and men clad in clever disguise...
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...
The Elegant Architecture of Florence Italy
Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 by Are you a lover of architect? Do you love to visit places that are famous for their architectural work? Then, you must make a trip to Florence in Italy. Florence is one of the major Italy tourist attractions where the Renaissance began. Italian Renaissance architects were responsible for the revival of Classical architecture of Greek and Rome and hence here architectu...
Sicily – Island of Breathtakingly Beautiful Beaches!
Published on Thursday, February 9, 2012 by Sicily, the island of awe-inspiring beauty, is not only the largest island in Italy, but in the Mediterranean Sea too. Sicily is as much famed for its cuisine and fascinating history, as it is for its breathtaking beaches. It has so many beautiful beaches, that a new traveller might find it really difficult to settle on the best beaches. So, here’s a small list of s...
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...
Italian Coffee: Know How to Order Coffee in Italy
Published on Friday, January 6, 2012 by Are you a coffee lover? Then, Italy will be a paradise for you. There are a variety of Italian coffee drinks, each with unique ingredients. . Coffee in Italy is so popular that it is known as the national breakfast. It is really amazing to know how many different types of coffee are available in Italy. You will find an Italian coffee bar on every corner in Italy. ...
Spend Your Vacation Rediscovering Small Cities in Italy
Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 by Italy offers so much variety in terms of sites to visit,  including museums, palaces, churches and historic sites.  Tourists visiting Italy often restrict themselves only to the big cities. The reason is clearly ignorance or lack of information of the wonders the smaller cities in Italy hold. One such small historic Italian city that is a must-visit is Parma in n...
Opera Houses in Italy – Make Your Evenings Memorable
Published on Thursday, December 29, 2011 by Italy’s marvelous opera houses are a real treat for people who enjoy music. The country saw its first opera house in the earlier part of the 17th century. Ever since, opera has been very popular with Italians and visiting foreigners. During your vacation, visiting Italian opera houses can enliven your evenings. You will find plenty of them throughout the country....
Enjoy Nightlife in Italy
Published on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 by As a country blessed with natural beauty and ancient ruins,  days  spent in Italy are glorious for tourists. But does the same apply to the nightlife? People who have been to Italy would definitely say nightlife in Italy is an experience anyone who likes to party would love. Visiting Italian night clubs, discos, deejays and cinemas make evenings, fun and enjoyabl...
Christmas in Italy: The Tradition of Italian Nativity Scenes
Published on Sunday, November 20, 2011 by I'm just back from a few weeks in Italy where I saw the first signs of the holidays with Christmas trees in shop windows and a few presepi on display. A presepio is a creche or Nativity scene and  handmade versions by Italian artisans are an integral part of Italian Christmas celebrations.  If you will be in Italy during the holiday season, here are a few places to ...