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Visit Testaccio Market in Rome Before It Changes Forever
Published on Sunday, December 11, 2011 by Foodies in the know say that Testaccio Market (Mercato di Testaccio) is one of the best places in Rome to buy meats, cheeses, fruit, vegetables, seafood and all the key ingredients for cooking an authentic Italian meal. Testaccio  is the city's traditional working class neighborhood (and home to former slaughterhouses) located on on the left bank of the Tiber Rive...
Venice’s Bridge of Sighs Has Been Restored
Published on Sunday, December 4, 2011 by After three years of restoration work, during which time it was covered in advertising billboards, Venice's Bridge of Sighs has been finished and is now visible again to travelers visiting Venice.  The bridge connects the Doge's Palace to a building that was once a prison. The bridge got its name because it was said that prisoners crossing the bridge and catchin...
Explore the Mysterious and Puzzling Italian City of Trieste
Published on Thursday, December 1, 2011 by Do you have a taste for puzzling and mysterious destinations? If you do, Trieste in Italy is a must visit place for you. Right from the ancient buildings to giant castles, Trieste has it all for you to explore! Trieste stands at the corner of the country and silently boasts of its unmatched scenic beauty. Here are some of the most important tourist attractions in ...
Remarkable Rome – Even Fountains Speak of Architecture!
Published on Thursday, November 24, 2011 by Rome is always a favorite place for travelers to Italy. Nearly every piazza in Rome and Vatican City is decorated with a beautiful fountain at its centre, they are not just simply the feast for your eyes, but they are very architectural too. Certainly, there can be no other city in the world that has more such fountains like the ancient Roman architecture. Being an ep...
Tour Bardolino for the Love of Wine!
Published on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 by Have you embarked on a trip to Italy and want to get the essence of this lovely country? What about the delicious Italian wine? The trip to Italy would not be complete if you miss to taste the Bardolino wine which is particularly made for all wine lovers and the special moments at Bardolino wine festival. As Romans are the ones who have started hosting with a glass o...
Explore the Caves of Zinzulusa in Italy
Published on Sunday, November 20, 2011 by La Grotta Zinzulusa is one of Italy's most unusual tourist attractions. Discovered in 1793, these renowned caves of Zinzulusa are one of the best examples of the karst phenomenon on the Italian coast of the Adriatic Sea. Highlighted for their strange formations, these waterside caves are located between Castro Marina and Santa Cesarea Terme.  There walls are 25 mete...
Head Off to Italy for a Memorable Christmas Celebration
Published on Sunday, November 13, 2011 by Plan to spend your Christmas in the beautiful country of Italy this year! With tradition in one hand and celebration in the other, no one can miss Christmas in Italy for their nativity in celebration. Normally, for people of all ages, Christmas is a festival of enjoyment and fun. If you spend your Christmas in a picturesque place like Italy, then it is surely an icin...
Discover the Top Five Must-Visit Sites in Verona Italy
Published on Friday, November 11, 2011 by “O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?” This is a popular line from one of the best love stories of all times, Romeo and Juliet. Depicting the city of Verona as a backdrop, this Shakespearean play is one among the many plays set in this romantic and beautiful Italian city. If you like to know about many other historic and architectural attractions of Verona...
Celebrating White Truffles in Alba Italy
Published on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 by It is the season for white truffles (tartufi bianchi)  also known in Italy as "white diamonds" for their expensive price of hundreds of dollars for just a hundred grams. One group of these rare gems can be found around Alba in the region of Piedmont and the whole area seems to go truffle crazy in the month of November. There are five kinds of white truffles of...
Limoncello: Italy’s Famous Lemon Liqueur
Published on Sunday, October 23, 2011 by On the terraced hills of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, the Mediterranean sun and ocean air combine with volcanic soil to produce lemons the size of grapefruits. For hundreds of years, southern Italians have used the thick, juicy skins of these Sorrento lemons, named after the nearby town of Sorrento, to create a sweet tangy, liqueur known as limoncello (as the Italian word ...