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New Italy Museums: Gucci Museum in Florence, Airport Museum in Rome
Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by Italy is home to thousands of museums (this list of museums features the most famous ones) and those numbers are in the increase with the opening of the new Gucci Museum in Florence and a new museum opening in Rome’s Leonardo Da Vinci Airport (also known as Fiumicino). The  new Gucci Museum in the 14th-century Palazzo della Mercanzia, in Florence's Piazza Signor...
Italy Hosts Several International Film Festivals
Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by Italy is always a hot favorite among tourists! This exotic place is frequented, especially for its unique culture, tradition, and gastronomical treats. Are you done exploring all of these facets and still have the thirst to discover more? No worries! Attend dozens of film festivals in Italy starting from early September through late December. Let’s take a look at so...
A Favorite Florence Restaurant: Cammillo Trattoria
Published on Thursday, August 18, 2011 by I first ate at Cammillo Trattoria more than 15 years ago during my first visit to Florence; I have since returned again and again, mostly to taste their excellent pappa al pomodoro (bread and tomato soup) or tortellini and enjoy the homey, if bustling atmosphere. This trattoria, a few blocks from the Ponte Vecchio, on the Oltrano side of the river, has been around for...
City Cards Can Help You Save When Visiting Italian Cities
Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by Who wouldn't like to save a few dollars -- or euros -- while visiting Italian cities? Special city cards for tourists, which usually include discounts on public transportation and museum admissions, can be worth using when you are visiting Italy. For example, the Roma Pass which is valid for three days at the cost of 25€ gives you free admission to your first two...
Hot Spots in Florence to Stay, Shop and Enjoy
Published on Friday, July 1, 2011 by If you are a history lover, then you’ll definitely love Florence. This Italian city with quite a lot of museums, historic buildings, and monuments is one of the most celebrated Italy travel destinations. Just for the delight of the swarms of tourists visiting this beautiful city each year, many hotels are being renovated and constructed. Stay: •    Luxury ...