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Be a Part of Italy’s Oldest Carnival Celebration in Puglia
Published on Monday, March 19, 2012 by Italy is not just a place filled with exotic locales; it is also home to some of the most exciting carnivals in the world. Carnivals in Italy have their own uniqueness and attract all kinds of people from around the world. One of the oldest carnival celebrations in Italy is the Puglia carnival that reveals a lot about the Italian traditions It’s not only the olde...
Castles Near Parma Italy – A Photographers Delight!
Published on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by Castles in Italy represent the rich architectural culture of Italy. Italian castles are a blend of romance silhouettes and rugged landscapes. Parma, located in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, is famous for its art, architecture, cheese and ham. Apart from these, Parma is also famous for its castles. Torrechiara castle is one of the most spectacular P...
Things to See in Alberobello
Published on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 by When you travel to Italy, there might be a lot of places that you would want to visit. One destination that definitely calls for a place in your travel itinerary is - Alberobello. Located in the southern part of Italy, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is known for its exceptional style of building called Trulli. Trullis are nothing but limestone houses with ...
Tips for Visiting Rome with Kids
Published on Saturday, March 3, 2012 by Not just for adults, Italy is place that is filled with entertainment and activities for kids too. You will have loads of fun when you travel to Italy with kids. You will not only be taking them on an adventure to a new country, but will also be providing them with opportunities to learn about Italy's art, architecture and culture. Taking your kid on a vacation is ...
Trieste Italy: Worth A Visit!
Published on Thursday, March 1, 2012 by Trieste, a historic city in the northern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, houses numerous tourist attractions that capture the heart of every visitor. The blue sea located between the green hills and white rocks gives it a drop-dead-gorgeous look. Travel to Trieste to experience the beauty that fills your eye and warms your heart. Castle Of Miramare Trieste...
Packing Tips for a Trip to Italy
Published on Friday, July 22, 2011 by For those who have decided to set off to Italy this summer, yet do not know what to pack, here’s a simple suggestion - pack light! A light luggage is always best if you want to avoid unnecessary hassle. However, make sure you pack everything you’ll need for your holiday in Italy! Read on to know what they are! Shoes: Italy has so much to offer, if you explore i...
Everything About the Italian Way of Life
Published on Friday, July 1, 2011 by Italy attracts tourists like bees to a honey pot! They come from all over to drink in the beauty of the land and gorge on its exquisite cuisine. Every person who visits this beautiful place is enchanted by Italy’s traditions, rich culture, and history. If you haven’t been to Italy, you must add it to the list of places you must visit. But, before you embark on you...
A Quick Italian Language Lesson
Published on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 by Don’t let the fact that you don’t speak Italian intimidate you. Most of the Italians you will meet, especially in the cities, will speak at least a few words of English and many speak the language fairly fluently. Those working in tourism depend on English-speaking visitors for their livelihoods and thus try to speak English. It’s a good idea to try to learn ...
Should You Rent a Car in Italy?
Published on Monday, May 2, 2011 by If it is your first time to Italy and you’re concentrating on visiting Italy's big cities, you’re not going to need to rent a car, in fact, it would be more hassle than anything. Parking (not to mention actually driving in city traffic) in Italian cities is extraordinarily challenging and chances are you will need to park in your hotel garage which would likely ch...