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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What not to miss in Ischia

We have just walked Italian Daddy’s Grandma to he station so that she can take the high speed railway and get to Naples from Turin and from there to the island of Ischia, this little gem of the bay of Naples. Ischia, this fairytale island has been almost unknown for tourists until 1951. They preferred…

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Pantheon: entrance to be charged form January

The Pantheon that is now one of the most fantastic monuments in Rome that can be visited free will probably charge tourists to pay the entrance fee from January. The square in front of the Pantheon is so much Roman that it couldn’t be more with its fountain, the obelisque, shops ans cafes. Lovely.  …

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First Sunday of the month? Let’ s go to museums!

#DOMENICALMUSEO is the name of that super initiative that allows everyone to visit Italian state museums for free on the first Sunday of every month. We love freebies and culture hence already have checked all of the items nearby out and if we happen to be someplace else in Italy that day, we will surely…

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In a hurry in Venice? Take a gondola!

Venice is one of those super romantic places everyone should see once. Its beauty is improbable, well, all the city is improbable, How the hell did they think it was a good idea to build a city on water? However, Saint Mark’s square is one if the most fabulous in Italy and pigeons are only…

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Postcard-perfect Tuscany: Lajatico

We all know that you can sell everything related to Tuscany and that since the success of Under the Tuscan sun every divorced woman struggles to buy the ruins of a house somewhere over here so that during the reconstruction works she can meet a sexy Italian gigolo willing to give a helping hand. If…

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Rome: off the beaten track

Everyone knows how gorgeous the Colosseum is, how nice it is to be sittting on the steps of Piazza di Spagna, that you need to throw a coin to the Trevi fountain. Now I would like to show you a bunch of things that might be familiar only to Rome professionals…or locals! Ponte Palatino There…

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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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Ten things you might not know about Italy

Italy is Europe’s best beach.  Italy has  7400 km of coastline by the Adriatic, Tyrhhenian and Mediterranian seas. Whether you feel like sunbathing on sandy or rocky beaches, you will find one that makes for you. 2.  Italy is Europe’s zoo and botanical garden. With 58 thousand animal species living in the country, Italy is ranked…

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