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Outrageous Roman Rulers!
Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 by Rome, the city of legends and mythology has been the center of attraction since ancient times. Its lavish ancient palaces, mind-blowing architectural treasures, unbelievable cultures, and many other monuments portray the rich cultural heritage the Romans enjoyed. Apart from these major attractions, Rome is also famous for yet another reason - its valiant emperors! Anc...
Romantic San Marco Festival in Venice!
Published on Monday, April 16, 2012 by You needn’t necessarily wait till next February to show off your love for your dear one! The San Marco Festival in Italy gives you yet another reason to celebrate your love for the apple of your eye. Although this Italian tradition started off as a religious festival, it is being celebrated as a day for lovers in the romantic city of Venice! The St. Marks festiva...
Remarkable Medieval Festival in Narni
Published on Friday, April 13, 2012 by Italy hosts some of the most historic festivals that attract tourists from across the globe, all through the year. The hill town of Narni in Italy celebrates the Corsa all'Anello, a classic festival dating back to the early 13th century.  The festival honors Saint Giovanale and the whole town seems to be in great excitement as people enjoy taking part in a range of c...
Enchanting Castles in Italy
Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by If you have heard about castles only in fairy tales, then you definitely ought to plan for a trip to Italy to see some of the world’s magnificent castles. Of course, you may find castles all around the world. However, castles in Italy deserve a special mention owing to their enchanting beauty and Italian architecture. Nearly every region of Italy has breathtaking ca...
Liberation Day – A National Italian Holiday
Published on Saturday, April 7, 2012 by April is a month for Italian festivals, but if you happen to be in Italy on 25th of April, then you are one among the lucky ones to celebrate a special day with Italians. Yes, April 25th commemorates the liberation of Italy by allied troops in the II world war - 1945. The Italian Resistance Movement, together with the help of allied forces fought against the Nazis,...
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...
April Events in Italy
Published on Saturday, March 24, 2012 by Spring is upon us and that means plenty of great April events in Italy! Are you traveling to Italy for Easter or spending spring break in Italy, well then consider taking in the following events during an April trip to Italy: April 14 -22: Settimana di Cultura (Week of Culture) - Italian state-run national museums, galleries, archives, monuments, and archaeologic...