Taking the ferry to the Italian islands

Summer is finally here, we are all preparing for the holudays. If you are visiting one of the major Italian islands, Sardinia or Sicily and don’t want to worry much about bagagge size limits of the airlines, and want to have your car with you, taking the ferry is a valid option. I am going…

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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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Italian summer bites

It is extremely hot these days in Italy, with read alert in 18 cities today, temperatures are close to 40C, hence you are advised to hydrate yourselves, eat light and avoid taking walks in the hottest hours of the day. Normally you shouold also change your diet and luckily Italy’s cuisine offers delicious plates also…

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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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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 geography for beginners

Well, yes, of course we all know that Italy has the shape of a sexy female boot and that the capital is Rome, but is this enough? Let’s see what Italian schoolkids have to learn when it is about the basics of their homeland. The little Giovanni, Giulia or Giorgia obviously will need to learn…

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It’s roastintg outside? Refresh yourself with almond milk!

Italians know very well how to beat the heat and are not kidding when strictly separating summer and winter menus. These differ not only in the basic ingredients, but also the way they are prepared. Honestly, who wants to turn on the oven when it’s scorching hot outside?  Lucky ones that have already sweat in…

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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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White cities of Italy

The keyword? Purity. Voilà, ten Italian cities, where you need to put your sunglasses on even in the winter, because the blinding white of the buildings might come as a shock to our poorly trained retina. Most of these “white cities” can be found in Apulia (Puglia) or in Southern Italy in general, no wonder…

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