Category Archives: Family & Kids

What to see in Florence: Boboli Gardens

What to see in Florence: Boboli Gardens
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The Boboli Gardens are one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy and one of the things not to miss during your visit to Florence. If Bronzino had not already done so, there should be a monument to Eleonora of Toledo, the beautiful wife of Cosimo de Medici. It is thanks to the beautiful duchess, […]

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Live at Pompeii

Live at Pompeii
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Imagine this, live at Pompeii: the bold luxury in the Casa della Caccia, with its interiors decorated with frescoes and sumptuous sky-blue panels; the elegant decorations of the House of Apollo with its colorful images of the god; the ancient home of the Larario di Achille, with its frames in bas-relief telling the story of […]

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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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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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Day tour excursion from Rome: Tivoli & Villa d’Este

Day tour excursion from Rome: Tivoli & Villa d’Este
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The sound of falling water from the innumerable fountains and the many steps take us on a series of ups and downs that encourages us to discover this place in its entirety. This place is Villa D’Este, a building with three floors and gardens decorated with majestic marble. Protected by the Unesco, it is located […]

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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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Eating italy food tours : the historic shops of Genoa

Eating italy food tours : the historic shops of Genoa
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Genoa is one of the most important port cities of the Mediterranean. The harbor has always been its lifeblood and from there the rest of the city developed. Discover this particular Mediterranean city during your Italy trip ! It is precisely from the Old Port that the tour of the historic shops begins; it is […]

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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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Best place to visit in Italy: Positano

Best place to visit in Italy: Positano
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Clinging precariously to the slopes of the Monti Lattari Positano has more tourists than locals for a reason: dramatic sea views, delicious seafood and beautiful architecture have turned this once backwater fishing village in one of the best place to visit in Italy. In medieval times Positano was a prosperous mercantile city. It went through […]

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