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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...
Italy – The Perfect Destination for a Spa Vacation
Published on Saturday, September 24, 2011 by Are you tired of the everyday hustle and bustle? Then you should be desperate for a refreshing break. Have you brainstormed about the different ways in which you can revitalize yourself, but ended up undecided? Don’t strain your brain and plan a spa vacation! Think spa vacation, think Italy! Many people assume that Italy is well-known only for its stunning landsc...
Mail Your Postcards From The Vatican City Post Office
Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by Many visitors to Rome take the opportunity to mail postcards and letters back home from another country, no, not Italy -- Vatican City! The Vatican has had its own post office and stamps since 1929. More items are mailed from the Vatican City postal code (00120) per inhabitant than from any other postal code in the world. The Universal Postal Union has called th...
Truffle Hunting in Piedmont Italy
Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 by If you’re a discerning gastronomist, then you have no reason to miss the excitement of truffle hunting in Alba Italy. Of course, you can make a stop at Alba’s  autumn weekend truffle markets to shop for these so called “diamonds of the kitchen”, but you might have to pay top dollar for them! Instead, give yourself a deserving break from your busy life and sav...
Rome and Positano Featured in Popular Movies
Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 by Of course, animated movies capture the interest of wider audiences, but nothing is as great as films that portray real life locations. The more the interesting places shown in the movie, the more we get to like them. Italy is one such country that has gained worldwide fame through countless movies. Let’s see some of the popular ones that featured famous Italian citi...
Torino – An Italian City Displaying Stunning Architecture
Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 by Torino is one of the major business centers of Italy. But, what many of us aren’t aware of is the city’s stunning architecture reflecting its past glory. With ancient porticoes, arcades, parks, and palaces scattered across the city, you will discover the past visiting them! Save a couple of days exclusively for this northwestern Italian city when you’re heading...
Where to Eat in Umbria: Redibis in Bevagna
Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 by I'll be heading back to the central Italian region of Umbria in a few weeks and can't wait for my trip. Let me tell you about one of my favorite restaurants in Umbria...Dinner at Ristorante Redibis in the town of Bevagna is practically guaranteed to be one of the highlights of a visit to the region. The unique setting makes a lasting first impression. The dining area ...
Why Visit The Aosta Valley in Italy
Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 by When you want some adventure in your vacation, look no further than Italy. With valleys and mountains spanning the country, you’ll be totally keyed up right through your vacation in Italy. Talking about valleys, you can’t just leave out the Aosta Valley in Italy. Situated on the northwestern border of the country, the Valle d'Aosta encloses four of the greatest A...
Popular Italian Dishes to Add Spice to Your Italy Vacation
Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 by Mention Italy and a vision of mouthwatering dishes conjure in your mind. If you want to savor the authentic taste of pastas and pizzas, then you ought to plan a tour to Italy. Not just pastas and pizzas, Italy offers a wonderful palette of more such delectable recipes. Pasta: It is undoubtedly one of the most popular Italian dishes. Did you know that there is a hug...