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Palermo and the BallarĂ² market

Palermo is a wonderful city: it's different from all others cities in Italy I have visited. To understand what I mean, you should go there. Here you are some tips about your next trip to Sicily.5 THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN PALERMO1. The Normans Palace: it is known as the Royal Palace and it is the seat of the Regional... read full article >>

Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Southern Italy

You may not be aware, but Italy actually has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world; 49 to be exact.From historical city centres to archaeological sites, there are all sorts of natural and man-made wonders to marvel at. Southern Italy is home to several fantastic UNESCO sites, so here’s our definitive ... read full article >>

[ What Else ] in April?

The name of Italy has magic in its very syllables. Mary ShellyPhoto Credits: LucaWhat to see and do in Italy this spring? Here you are our favorite posts about Italy, with advice on upcoming exhibitions, events and shows in and around the Peninsula.We are the city - A different way to enjoy the Emerald CoastThe ... read full article >>

Top 10 Slow Food Restaurants in Southern Italy

Where to eat in the Italian south? Follow the snail!The Slow Food movement began in Italy in the 1980s as a backlash against the increasingly popular fast food craze and fast pace of living.The founders wanted to preserve traditional, regional cuisine and to bring back the pleasure and enjoyment of good, local food. ... read full article >>

The Villa Armena Story - between the notes of Simply Red and The Scream by Munch

A special Hotel Review - Holiday in Tuscany"The first time we came to Armena it was a beautiful sunny day in February. One of those days of late winter when the very air tells us 'spring is coming'.We were myself, my wife and my mother.Despite what we found ourselves in front of was far from a Renaissance ... read full article >>

Red Wine with a 12 inch heel: Porto Cervo Wine Festival 2014

May, weekend in Costa SmeraldaJust a short time to go before the beginning of the sixth edition of the Porto Cervo Wine Festival, the event that will open the 2014 Summer season in the North Island. Like every year, it promises to be an intimate event, for  wine lovers who come together this year  from ... read full article >>

Vinitaly 2014 - Wine Events in Verona, Italy

News, dates and program of 48Th edition of Vinitaly FairVinitaly is the main reference event in the wine sector: the 2014 edition (the 48th) is just started in Verona.From 6 to 9 April 2014, it welcomes more than 4 thousand exhibitors (as last year) and thousands of national and international visitors.Where: Verona ... read full article >>

I need a relaxing holiday in Tuscany!

What are the right ingredients for spending a few days rigorously dedicated to physical and mental wellness?First of all, traveling itself is a liberating and exciting experience and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels.Secondly, the destination.Peace and tranquility are what most of us desire when we have ... read full article >>

Italy: Easter holidays 2014

Pasqua late deals and family breaksIf you are savoring the notion of immersing yourself in the Tuscany cradle of Renaissance,to fill your senses with the joy of deserted beaches e relaxing countryside in Puglia, to taste the traditional food of Sicily or just relax yourself at the best Italian spa, we will be pleased ... read full article >>

Easter Weekend in Italy

3 Different ways to enjoy Pasqua holidays!Photo Credits: Samot/ShutterstockEaster (Pasqua) in Italy is the most well-attended Sunday of the year for Christian churches and for all looking for a long week end to enjoy a short break in Italy.All over the peninsula, both in large cities and tiny villages, processions ... read full article >>