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Where To Stay in Rome: The Rose Garden Palace Hotel
Published on Saturday, July 30, 2011 by One of my favorite hotels in Rome is the  Rose Garden Palace Hotel.  Just off the famous Via Veneto, and a stone’s throw from the American Embassy, it enjoys one of the best locations in the city. The hotel is partly owned by Steve Perillo, the third generation owner of Perillo Tours, the world’s largest tour operator to Italy. Perillo and his Italian partn...
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...
Things to Do In Milan Italy
Published on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 by Heading off to Italy this summer? Then, planning your tour schedule can be a daunting task. Italy is home to a bevy of beautiful and exotic cities like Naples, Florence, and Rome. Another city that deserves a special mention is Milan. A trip to Italy is incomplete without visiting Milan! Apart from being the fashion capital of Italy, this ancient city is known for its...
Where to Go in Abruzzo: Sulmona and Coculla
Published on Monday, July 25, 2011 by You practically can't get more different experiences than a small city famous for its almond candies and a town famous for its snakes. Where to find these experiences? In the region of Abruzzo... Ever wonder where those colorful sugar-covered almonds called confetti come from? Sulmona is their birthplace and you can’t walk the city’s main street, Corso Ovidio, ...
A Visit to Tivoli Gardens Near Rome
Published on Thursday, July 21, 2011 by Italy is one exotic place, which is recognized for its explicit beauty, historic values, unmatched gastronomy, and much more! No wonder this place attracts hordes of tourists from all over the world. If you tour to Italy this summer, then spare a day especially to visit the master-piece Italian gardens near Rome - the Tivoli Gardens. The highlights of the town of T...
Eating in the Italian Region of Puglia
Published on Friday, July 15, 2011 by So you think you've eaten well in Italy? Suspend all judgment until you've visited the region of  Puglia, where the Mediterranean sun waves its magic wand to produce a true bounty of magnificent, flavorful gifts. Here are some examples of the fresh ingredients Puglia produces and how they combine in simple, yet mouth-watering ways: Olive oil: The ancient  olive t...
Great Venice Video
Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 by Here is a great video I found of Venice Backstage... Enjoy! [vimeo 21688538 nolink]...
Visit Turin to Eat Your Way Through The Very First Eataly
Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by When Eataly, the giant Italian food and wine emporium and experience, opened in New York last year it got tons of buzz. But for the true and bigger Eataly experience, I recommend you visit the very first Eataly which opend in Turin in 2007. Located in the former Carpano Vermouth production plant, Eataly was founded by Oscar Farinetti in alliance with Slow Food, the...
Infiorata di Noto – A Flower Festival in Sicily
Published on Monday, July 4, 2011 by Italy during the festive season offers you an entirely different experience. Though a broad spectrum of festivals are celebrated in Italy throughout the year, this flower festival in Sicily - Infiorata di Noto is one of the most popular Italy festivals. Lots of tourists flock to Italy during the month of May just to be a part of this wonderful festival. During th...
Lucca – An Exciting Town in Tuscany
Published on Friday, July 1, 2011 by Tired of your tight working schedule and you desperately need a break? Then, go ahead and plan for a short vacation trip to keep yourself away from the busy life! If you’re in a fix on choosing the perfect spot for the perfect holiday, then here is a suggestion for you – the magnificent country of Italy! Of all Italy tourist attractions, the hill town of Lucca in ...