1st May concert in Rome

The concert of the 1st of May that is simply called by the name il Concerto del Primo Maggio by the Italians , is organized every year since 1990 as part of the celebrations of Labour day. The venue traditionally takes place in Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome, in front of the Cathedral and…

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World’s best pizza is going to Rome

We have already talked about pizza a couple of times since you can not live your life in Italy and do not have pizza at least once a week.  I have already mentioned that the world’s best pizza is rumuored to be made at the Antica Pizzeria da Michele in Naples since 1870. Da Michele…

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Pienza, the ideal city

Tuscany is surely full of cities to visit, you can spend days in Florence , Siena or Arezzo, but you should also head towards the countryside and you will find picturesque towns like Pienza that will leave you breathless. Pienza this tiny town in the heart of Tuscany  is literally the ideal city as in…

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Spring in Merano is full of flowers

Merano , this charming town in Soth-Tyrol in Northern Italy is usually best-known for its spas and for the mountains up to almost 11.000 feet surrounding it. It is characterized by German-Italian bilinguism , it has the tidiness of the Austrian neighbours, but also the dolce vita of Italy. Ideal destination for spring breaks as…

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World’s best pizza: Da Michele, Naples

Pizzeria Da Michele in Naples is rumored to be the home of the world’s best pizza. Even our local parents are think that when in Naples, orwne CLOSE to Naples, one should go and have one of their perfect neapolitan-stíle pizzas. Pizzeria Da Michele is not situated in one of the best neighbourhoods in Naples,…

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What to do in Italy this weekend 24-25 March 2018

Weekend is getting close again, so you will face the usual question: what to do when in Italy? The most important event is the FAI Spring days (Giornate FAI- Fondo Ambiente Italiano/The Italian National Trust).  This is a unique opportunity to discover hidden treasures throughout Italy. There will be more than a thousand places waiting for you…

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Beginner’s guide to Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous galleries of the world, it has an exceptional collection of masterpieces. The greatest part of the collection belongs to Italian Renaissence. If this is the first time that you are visiting it, these are the things you should know in order to better manage the time spent…

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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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