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What to Wear & What Not to Wear in Italy!
Published on Thursday, May 24, 2012 by Your trip to the fashion capital of the world definitely calls for a special set of clothing. And if you are wondering what to wear in Italy, here are the answers to all your questions. The attire you should carry always depends on the time of the year and the season in which you are visiting the country. Summer in Italy is the best time when you can dress in your fin...
Romantic San Marco Festival in Venice!
Published on Monday, April 16, 2012 by You needn’t necessarily wait till next February to show off your love for your dear one! The San Marco Festival in Italy gives you yet another reason to celebrate your love for the apple of your eye. Although this Italian tradition started off as a religious festival, it is being celebrated as a day for lovers in the romantic city of Venice! The St. Marks festiva...
Venice’s Jewish Ghetto Was Sadly First in World
Published on Saturday, April 7, 2012 by On April 10th of 1516, the first Jewish ghetto in the world was established in Venice Italy. The government officially confined the city’s Jews to this one small area of the city, in the Cannaregio district. The gates of the ghetto were closed upon nightfall and Jews were banned from leaving. During the day, they were required to identify themselves: the men had a c...
Venice Carnevale: An Italian Celebration
Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 by An alluring festival that pulls in thousands of spectators; a tradition that casts its spell on whoever crosses its path; a gala that celebrates the spirit of humans is none other than the Venice Carnival. Escape from the mundane everyday life and get drowned in the fantasy of this amazing festival! Women sashaying in exquisite gowns and men clad in clever disguise...
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...
Gondolas in Venice – You Just Can’t Miss Them
Published on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 by Venice - an ancient and beautiful city is a popular Italian tourist destination for people from all over the world. Each visit to the city will give you a fresh experience. For instance, the Venice gondola ride will reveal new facets of  Venice each time you take a ride. The beauty of Venice rests in its palaces, churches and museums. The churches in Venice not...
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...
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...
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...