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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...
Make your Travel Around Venice Cheaper Using a ‘Vaporetto’
Published on Saturday, February 4, 2012 by Have you ever traveled in water buses that give you a light floating feel? If no, then you are missing out something big in life! When you’re in Venice, you have no good reason to miss a ride on the Venice Vaporetto! The least expensive mode of travel in Venice, a vaporetto or water bus is a flat decked boat that takes its passengers for sail along the Grand Canal. ...
Noteworthy Art and Museum Exhibits to See in Italy in 2012
Published on Friday, February 3, 2012 by If you're traveling to Italy in 2012, you don't want to miss the following special museum exhibitions in Rome, Florence and Venice: Rome:  Lux in Arcana: The Vatican Secret Archives Revealed  is the must-see exhibition in Rome this year. Over 100 original documents -- spanning 400 years of Papal history -- will leave the confines of Vatican City for the first tim...
Explore the Inviting and Irresistible Italian Islands!
Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 by Whether you want to soak in the sun, relax on the beach, or taste some of the world’s best wine, Italian islands have it all. If you are planning a few days off your busy schedule, then an Italian island vacation would be the best way to unwind! There are a number of Italian islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Prominent ones include Sicily, Sardinia, Capri, Ischi...
Authentic Rome Restaurant: Renato e Luisa
Published on Sunday, January 29, 2012 by When in Rome, eat as the Romans do and Renato e Luisa is just the kind of authentic Roman dining experience that you're looking for.... It is the kind of restaurant (taverna officially) you might not notice when walking by, but looks can be deceiving. Step inside Renato e Luisa, just behind Largo di Torre Argentina, for a relaxing, authentic and affordable Roman me...
Go Hiking Along the Picturesque Ligurian Coast of Cinque Terre!
Published on Friday, January 27, 2012 by Do you love hiking? Then get set for a new adventure at Cinque Terre in Italy! Cinque Terre is a group of five colorful villages with unmatched scenic beauty. The five Cinque Terre villages are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. Cinque Terre faces the picturesque Ligurian coast and serves as a great escape for hike lovers! Ita...
Why A Visit to Ischia Should Be Part of Your Amalfi Coast Vacation
Published on Sunday, January 22, 2012 by When it comes to the islands of the Bay of Naples, off the Amalfi Coast, the island of Capri gets the most attention. There is good reason; she's stunning, flashy and dramatic and like a Hollywood starlet, you just can't take your eyes off of her. But when you're in the mood for a quieter, soulful alternative, hop on the hydrofoil or ferry (there's a weekly green crui...
La Venaria Reale: One of Italy’s Great Royal Palaces
Published on Monday, January 9, 2012 by If your travels take you to the Italian region of Piedmont, don't miss La Venaria Reale. The former country retreat of the House of Savoy is one of the largest royal palaces in the world. It was built in the 17-th century for Duke Charles Emmanuel II who wanted a hunting lodge outside of Turin. The name "La Venaria Reale" derives from the Latin Venatio Regia meaning "...
Matera: Basilicata’s City of Sassi (Cave Shelters)
Published on Monday, January 2, 2012 by One of the most unusual places I have visited in Italy is the city of Matera in the southern region of Basilicata. Matera has a unique landscape made up of sassi, which are ancient cave shelters built into tufa rock. Stacked on top of each other, they almost look like a honeycomb from a distance. The old, weathered look of the sassi and Matera inspired Mel Gibson t...
Make your Weekends Fun by Camping at Lake Como
Published on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 by Share the lighter moments of your life with your friends and relatives for camping at Lake Como. This spectacular lake side is visited throughout the year by tourists from all over the world. More than the fascinating facts, it is the scenic beauty and the mild temperature that has captured the imagination of these tourists. Deepest of all the lakes in Italy, Lake ...