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Outdoor Christmas markets are a common element to many parts of Europe
during the holiday season. They’re especially typical of Germanic
countries, but their popularity has made other countries ...
While each town in Tuscany
will get into the Christmas spirit to some degree, shopping aficionados
will want to make sure to visit the cities and towns that include good
Christmas markets in ...
The Amalfi Coast ,
unlike most beach-centric destinations, probably isn’t on top of most
lists for Christmas vacations. This isn’t a tropical climate we’re
talking about, so the weather over the ...
Whether or not you’re a serious opera aficionado, you’re probably familiar with Italy ‘s
prominence when it comes to the opera world. Many of the world’s most
famous opera composers came from ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
The mainland region surrounding Venice is called the Veneto. This is where the nobility of Venice would escape to when the canals became too stinky to bear in the hottest months. Most of us think ...
You’ll repeatedly hear that eating your way through Italy is a must – but in a city as popular as Rome, you’re as likely to run into overpriced and not-very-good restaurants hoping to take advantage ...
Eating well in Italy isn’t terribly difficult, but sometimes eating well on a budget isn’t as easy as you might think. In a city like Florence, which is extremely popular with both Italian and ...
One of the biggest holidays on the Italian and Catholic calendars is Easter, so it’s no surprise that Easter in Vatican City is a very big deal. Despite the fact that Easter often falls in what might ...
Christmas in Italy
is definitely a big deal on the calendar, but Epiphany – January 6 – is
equally big. This holiday marks the moment when Christians believe
Jesus Christ was revealed to be the ...
Although not everyone arrives in Italy as a foodie, it’s hard to visit Naples without becoming one. It’s Naples, after all, that gave the world pizza – which is a fine gift, don’t you think? Pizza ...
If you’ve ever walked into an enormous old church in Europe and noticed
the spectacular acoustics, you might have followed that thought with the
realization that a musical performance in such a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
I’ve always been curious about Fiesole because it was hometown of one of my favourite artists, Fra Angelico, a Dominican monk who painted gorgeous religious icons during the 15th century. It’s only ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
The historic center of Florence
is compact so it’s easy to move between the main attractions on foot
quite quickly. The railway station is also close in to the center, only
about ten minutes ...
Written by Florence Expert: Val, Italy, May 2012
Authorized Florence tour guide Valentina
has been showing people around Tuscany for more than ten years. We
asked for her expert opinions on the highlights of Florence – what to
see, what to ...
Visiting Italy isn’t cheap, so finding ways to save money without sacrificing on your experience are always welcome. Thankfully, in many cities – including Florence – some of the top attractions ...
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Doing what: Chianti Region Wine-Tasting and Dinner Half-Day Trip from Florence