Italian town Zungoli is selling houses for 1 euro

In Italy selling houses for 1 euro has become quite a movement, lately. This is how “ghost towns” or  towns that are being afraid of becoming a ghost town soon try to get some new inhabitants. Here is the deal. The municipality will designate real estates that are in need of reconstruction for bid and people…

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Sicilian cuisine at its best : Caponata

The caponata is without any doubts the most típical dish of Sicily. Sicily is not only hosting some of Italy’s most beautiful beaches, but it is known as having one of the most delicious cuisine in the whole country. Eggplants is the most characteristic vegetable of this Southern Italian region, you will find it in…

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Italy’s hidden treasures: Giaveno, Piedmont

At about 30 kms from Turin, Giaveno, this charming little town of the Sangone valley is a perfect destination if you are willing to leave the smog of the city behind. Well, yes, Giaveno  has so ancient roots that according to the legends narrate that Hannibal passed by the town when he crossed the Alps…

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Eggplant parmigiana: heaven on Earth

Eggplant parmigiana ( in Italian:  parmigiana di melanzane or just simply parmigiana) is one of the most popular dishes throughout Italy. It is made of deep-fried , sliced eggplants  layered with tomatoe sauce, basil and cheese (preferably parmigiano reggiano, pecorino, mozzarella, scamorza or caciocavallo).  A real comfort food that your Italian nonna has surely prepared for…

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Italy’s best beaches 2018

It is needless to say how important Tripadvisor and similar apps have become lately when planning our travels. Tripadvisor every year classifies the world’s best places, hotels, restarurants, sights, beaches. Travelers’ Choice awards are the highest honor TripAdvisor can bestow. Based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers around the world, these annual awards reflect…

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Italy’s best carnivals

The carnival period starts on the ninth Sunday before Easter. prcatically this means that this weekend you can already run into celebrations, masks, music and happiness. Italians love carnival, they love to dress like crazy, dance , eat and drink, every single village has its own celebration. Let’s see the most important ones! Obviously, the…

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