Author Archives: Anna Lebedeva

What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting

What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting
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The lush green hills of Tuscany produce not only outstanding olive oil and excellent wine appreciated by connoisseurs worldwide. Precious truffles are one of the region’s treasures. If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Tuscany truffle hunting could be a great Italian experience. Dubbed as “diamonds of the kitchen” Italian truffles can […]

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Top places to visit in Italy: Pisa

Top places to visit in Italy: Pisa
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There is more to Pisa than the Leaning tower. The city is one of the top places to visit in Italy for many reasons. If you spend some time wondering in Pisa you will discover its charm, gastronomy and traditions. Piazza dei Miracoli is certainly worth a stop. While others strike a pose for snapshots […]

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Places in Rome to visit: Testaccio

Places in Rome to visit: Testaccio
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Rome provides an endless supply of ancient ruins, old frescoes, opulent palaces and magnificent churches for wide-eyed tourists. However, there are many less-known places in Rome to visit that offer a glance at the contemporary life of the city. The Testaccio neighborhood is one of them. Located in the southern part of central Rome, across […]

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Best places to eat in Italy: delicious Tuscany

Best places to eat in Italy: delicious Tuscany
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Tuscany is about not only lovely bucolic landscapes, beautiful medieval hilltop towns and ancient abbeys but also delicious food. Without a doubt, this region is one of the best places to eat in Italy. Tuscany is famous for its white truffles of San Miniato, Chianina beef, and olive oil. Wine lovers across the world appreciate […]

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Florence attractions: the best gardens in the city

Florence attractions: the best gardens in the city
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Visiting Florence can be overwhelming sometimes with hordes of tourists queuing to the museums and churches, looking at palaces, exploring shops, enjoying the fine dining that the city has to offer. However, don’t forget one of the Florence attractions: the city’s beautiful gardens where you can escape from the busy streets and chill out among […]

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Top places to visit in Italy: Ischia

Top places to visit in Italy: Ischia
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The beautiful volcanic island of Ischia is less known to foreign visitors that its famous neighbor Capri. However, Ischia is certainly one of the top places to visit in Italy as it has everything a perfect destination can offer: stunning vistas, white sand beaches, fantastic walking trails, delicious food, excellent boutiques and plenty of sightseeing […]

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Where to go in Sicily: the best beaches

Where to go in Sicily: the best beaches
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If you are trying to decide where to go in Sicily you will be spoiled for choice as the island has a lot to offer to visitors: delicious food, unique Baroque architecture, ancient Greek temples and, of course, amazing beaches. The recent TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Beaches Awards for 2014 named some Sicilian beaches as world’s best. The […]

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Best places to eat in Italy: Piedmont

Best places to eat in Italy: Piedmont
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The region of Piedmont has been a hidden gem for foodies in the know for a while. Slowly, food and wine tours in Piedmont are gaining popularity and the region is considered as one of the best places to eat in Italy. Piedmont boasts a large number of traditional foods that have earned prestige labels […]

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Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano

Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano
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Best museums in Italy are not always large and widely known. Some of them are hidden gems frequented mostly by connoisseurs of all things Italian. The Wine Museum (Museo del Vino) in Torgiano in central Italy is a good example. The museum opened in 1974 born from the passion of the Lungarotti family for history […]

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Valley of the temples: Agrigento

Valley of the temples: Agrigento
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If there were an award for picking the best location to build temples, the ancient Greeks would win it hands down. The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is a proof of that. It is one of those amazing places that you remember for a long time after visiting, so if you are trying to […]

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