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Pasta, wine, cheese, salami, olive oil – these are the tastes of Italy. The country’s famous food regions have given their names to some of the world’s most popular food and wine – from Montepulciano ...
Written by Jessica, USA, November 2012
Christmas is one of the bigger holidays on the Italian calendar, and one of the most popular spots to be at Christmas is in Vatican City .
Even if you’re not Catholic, being in St. Peter’s Square ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
When in Rome
it’s tempting and very easy to stay in the Centro Storico, the historic
center. But as they say, when in Rome do as the Romans do, which means
you need to cross the river and head ...
One of the greatest pleasures of a visit to Rome
is eating your way through the city. Sampling local specialties like
Roman-style artichokes, bucatini all’amatriciana, porchetta, and cacio e
Never mind that the Vatican is across town or that Italy is an overwhelmingly Catholic country – there’s an enormous festival called Gay Village that sets up in Rome for 2.5 months every year. ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
Many are familiar with “Boxing Day,” the holiday that follows Christmas Day in many countries, but you might not have heard of St. Stephen’s Day. This holiday is also on December 26th, and is widely ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Music lovers planning a trip to Rome would be smart to check out the schedule for the city’s opera house, the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. The 19th century concert hall, originally called Teatro ...
The Vatican Museums are so immense that it’s been said that even if you spent a solid week inside you still wouldn’t see everything. Even the exquisite Raphael Rooms sometimes get short shrift ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
is known for many culinary delicacies, including cheeses, meats and
wines; but few can match the truffle in terms of market value. Gathering
truffles is a time-consuming task, and as yet ...
After you’ve spent a few days exploring Rome ,
you might be in the mood to get out of the big city and see something
else for a day. There’s a seemingly endless array of great options for day ...
One of Rome ‘s most
recognizable monuments goes by many names – some official, some less so.
Its official moniker is the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, it’s more
commonly known simply as the ...
Visiting the Vatican is a highlight of any trip to Rome
– even more so because this tiny city-state is easy to see in a
half-day or so. That is, as long as you don’t plan to see the entirety ...
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