Category Archives: Family & Kids

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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What to do in Tuscany: local cheese degustation

What to do in Tuscany: local cheese degustation
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In Tuscany you can find particular types of cheeses that are unique to this region. Including a cheese degustation should be high on your “what to do in Tuscany”  list as it can offer a glance into the history and traditions of the region. There are many traditional cheese producers in Tuscany that offer tours and degustations. […]

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What to do in Sicily: gorge on chocolate in Modica

What to do in Sicily: gorge on chocolate in Modica
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What to do in Sicily ? The ancient Modica is one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily with its opulent Sicilian baroque architecture that leaves any visitor in awe. However, when you are in town make sure you do not forget to devote some time to another local attraction: Modica chocolate. Spanish conquistadores brought […]

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Places to visit in Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum

Places to visit in Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum
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Milan is a great city for hedonists with excellent restaurants and high-end designer shops. However, if you are looking for something to appeal to your intellectual site, one of the best places to visit in Milan is the Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum. Spreading over 40,000 square meters, it is the largest science […]

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Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina

Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina
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Tourists visiting Rome often overlook the modest-looking Renaissance Villa Farnesina, yet for art lovers it certainly packs a punch. Central location, the evocative frescoes and uncrowded rooms, certainly, make the villa one of the best museums in Italy. Villa Farnesina was built by a Siennese banker and the Europe’s richest man of his days, Agostino […]

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Best places to eat in Milan

Best places to eat in Milan
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Milan is a modern cosmopolitan city that has become the center of Italian design and fashion. It is also known for excellent restaurants that offer the best of traditional and modern Italian cuisine. So make sure while visiting Milan you make time for serious eating and here is our selection of best places to eat […]

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Ice Cream Festival Rome

Ice Cream Festival Rome
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Take a hot Sunday in May and add it to one of the most popular desserts that people know. It is an irresistible treat that unites all ages and all nationalities: ice cream. That’s why I took this decadent initiative to poke around the Ice Cream Festival Rome held in Rome May 15 – 18 […]

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Rome attractions: The Children’s Museum

Rome attractions:  The Children’s Museum
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While enjoying the free time that a private Italy tour permits, there are many special and unique Rome attractions  that one can fit into a stay. Traveling on the Via Flamnia in the center of Rome, the laughter of children leads the way to your destination although it is not difficult to find without it. […]

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