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January 17th is the feast day of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals, lost articles, the poor and many other people and things beside. Although born in Portugal, not Italy, the early 13th ...
Assisi , Italy is a little town with a big reputation. The population is around 3,000 people, but Assisi is visited every year by more than 4 million tourists! And it’s all because of one man: ...
Written by Vicenza Expert: Ruben, Italy, July 2012
The most influential architect of the Western World, Andrea Palladio , awaits you in Vicenza, Italy
to show you his masterpiece. After years of restoration work, the
Palladian Basillica is ...
I have a strange obsession with the small countries of the world. I’m
not sure why, perhaps it’s the David versus Goliath nature of these
tiny places with populations of under a million people. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
Did Shakespeare ever actually go to Italy ? That is the question.
Whether he did or not, he certainly set some of his famous plays
there and today many of these settings have become pilgrimage ...
Where you can go where the boats are bigger than the apartments? Portofino, Italy that’s where. Once a little fishing village clustering around a small harbor, since the 1950s this small town on ...
Some cities are just lone wolves – they are not like anywhere else,
they have passed from country to country during political upheavals and
so have ended up a bit of a hybrid, and geographically ...
Travelers looking for the perfect balance of decent weather, reasonable prices, and smaller crowds are often drawn to what are called “shoulder seasons” in any destination. In Italy, that means ...
Of course we’re all familiar with Pisa‘s most famous monument – the Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of Italy’s most visited tourist attractions. Most people who check Pisa off their must-see list do so ...
First settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900–400 BC) Siena, located in the Italian region of Tuscany, is renowned for its cuisine, art, museums, winding streets, majestic, medieval buildings ...
Known as piccola Roma (little Rome) for its importance in imperial days, Verona is all about art and architecture, history and great love. It's hard not to fall in love with this beautiful city. ...
Written by Florence Expert: Elisa, Italy, June 2012
For the past 10 years, Elisa Acciai has been working in the tourism
industry, both as a Concierge at 4-5 star hotels and now as a private Florence guide
– her dream job. As a native Florentine, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
Here’s the thing about trips to Pisa: if you want to go to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, you have to get there early. Of course, there is more to do in Pisa than see the famous leaning tower ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
The words “happy hour” can be music to the ears of any budget traveler,
but everyone knows things sound better in Italian. Yes, you might see
the occasional sign in English declaring a bar has a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Giorgio Vasari. It’s unlikely you can visit northern Italy and not hear this name. He was a Renaissance painter, architect and writer who left us a legacy of pretty good paintings, great ...
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