Category Archives: Family & Kids

Activities in Rome: relaxing in the Roman countryside

Activities in Rome: relaxing in the Roman countryside
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It is very unlikely that anyone ever gets bored while visiting Rome. However, it can happen that with all the dazzling array of spectacular palaces, monuments, museum, galleries and endless activities in Rome you might feel like something different, more quiet and relaxing. I bet not many of you know that a third of the […]

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Famous places in Rome: Ghetto

Famous places in Rome: Ghetto
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The Jewish Quarter, or the Ghetto, is one of the most famous places in Rome. Very little remains to remind of the area’s somber past in this bustling neighborhood known for good restaurants, art galleries and quaint cobbled streets. The Ghetto was established in 1555 on a seven-acre patch of marshy land on the banks […]

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Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont
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With the Piedmont region being one of finest destinations for foodies and wine connoisseurs, the picturesque town of Alba features high up on the list of Italy attractions. Gourmand travelers from all over the globe love Alba for its precious white truffles, pedigreed red wines and excellent restaurants. In medieval times Alba was as the […]

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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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