Top 10 of Italy’s best natural hot springs

Did you know that Italy – besides its incredible cultural heritage- is also rich of beautil hot springs? When you are near one of them, it is almost compulsory to spend some time at these natural spas for free? Yes, you read it right, and here you go, ten of the best Italian places where…

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Vatican Museums for free on the last Sunday of every month

Some of you probably already know that Italian statal museums can be visited free of charge on the first Sundays of every month, but most of you probably will not believe that also the Vatican Museums are quite generous sometimes.  And in fact, you have free entrance if you are visiting on the last Sunday…

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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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What to do in Italy this weekend 17-18 March 2018

You are so lucky to be in Italy this weekend and do not know what to do? I am going to help you with some of the best options you can chose among. Obviously also Italy is going to be full of Irish festivals and Saint Patrick celebrations, but if you do not want to…

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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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Fast track from Naples to Sorrento: Campania Express

Naples , Italy’s third biggest city is full of tourist spots itself, but once you have had enough of Castel dell’Ovo , the Galleria or Piazza del Plebiscito it is more than normal that you wish to take a look around in the surrounding locations.  The most important must-see places- like the archeological sites of…

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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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