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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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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Week of Italian cuisine in the world: pizza and prosecco

Well, in my kitchen I am celebrating Italian cuisine every single day, but now I know that you are also going to do so next week. It is the second time that the Italian government is organizing the second edtition of the week of the Italian cuisine in the world a series of about a…

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Italy’s most colorful cities

Riomaggiore (Liguria) : Is there anyone who has never dreamed of strolling among the nicely painted houses of one of the Cinque Terre villages? Riomaggiore is the first if you are arriving from La Spezia. Coulored facades if its buildings are overlooking the blue of the sea. 2. Positano (Campania): Amalfi coast at its best….

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The Piaggio story: everyone loves Vespa

The world famous scooter , Vespa is so much part of Italian national image that no stock photo or postcard can be found without at least one of them parking/circulating/taking on board a complete family. Everyone loves vespa. But how was this epic vehicle born?   The company producing Vespa, Piaggio was founded back in…

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Heaven made of pesto

If you should describe Liguria, this tight region between the Maritime Alps and the Ligurian sea with only one word, it would definetely be Genova’s basil, and the pesto made of it. This fragnats plant grows everywhere in the region and you can find it in gardens, window sills and balconies. Local urban legends say…

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Italy, the streetfood heaven

Streetfood is unbelievably trendy nowadays and lucliky it does not only mean pizza slices and boring sandwiches. It has a variety in Italy that we can only envy.  Meals vary obviously according to the region you happen to be in. Below we have gathered the most important excelencies of Italian “cucina povera” ( poor men’s…

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Bored of pizza? Have a farinata!

When talking about Italian cuisine, the  first thing coming to your mind is normally pizza or pasta, but keep calm, Italian culinary culture is way more various, even the so-called “cucina povera” (poor cuisine) has its fantastic surprises. Just like the farinata. This is a super cheap and super delicious street food, you can have…

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Take a deep breath – Christ of the Abyss

Everyone know the Colossuem in Rome, the Rialto bridge in venice, the Uffizzi gallery in Florence or the Duomo in Milan, but Italy is full of hidden – in our case literally- treasures , that are as fantastic that the once I have just mentioned, they just miss a bit of marketing. Well, here we…

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