Monthly Archives: January 2014

Highlights of Emilia Romagna

There are three highlights that are a must-visit in Emilia Romagna region of Italy. They are Museo Ferrari in the town of Maranello, Modena balsamic vinegar estate in Modena and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory in Parma. Learn all about the country’s favorite sports car on your visit to Museo Ferrari. You can drive an F1 simulator […]

The Carnival of Venice

Among Italy’s most famous carnivals, particular mention goes to the Carnival of Venice. The first official declaration of the Carnival of Venice was declared a public celebration dates back to 1296, an edict by the Senate of the “most Serene Republic,” making the day before the starting of the month of Lent a holiday. Established […]

Panaromic…Volcanic Mount Etna

Taormina dominates two grand, sweeping bays below and on the southern side, the top of Mount Etna, the European highest active volcano, often capped with snow, offering to the visitors a breathtaking, dramatic and memorable view. Volcanic Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea provide the awesome backdrop for Taormina, Sicily’s legendary resort town, often referred […]

The Voices of the Palermo Markets

There are a few markets in Palermo that are worth exploring, for the atmosphere as much as any actual shopping you might want to do. But the most famous is the Vucciria Market in the city’s historic center. The Vucciria Market is located in the historic center in the streets around the Piazza San Domenico, […]

Juliet’s House

Italy is one place that comes very quickly in one’s mind when thinking of a vacation in Europe. It is one dream place; any one would love to go to. It is popular with people all year round. No matter what time of year you visit Italy you will always find it filled with tourists. […]

Italian Straits – Major Traits

There are a few things to keep in mind when you drive through the roads of Italy. There are different types of roads that one needs to be aware of, especially if the person is a tourist to Italy, trying to explore the place by road. The Auto Strada (green signs) are 2-3 lane split […]

Along the Contour of the Amalfi Coast

Explore the famous Amalfi Coast and the four most beautiful villages of Positano, Amalfi, Ravello and Sorrento. You’ll discover Positano, Amalfi, Sorrento and Ravello, four of the most beautiful villages in the south of Italy. A private visit to the Amalfi Coast is the perfect choice if you want to get a real taste of […]

The ‘Sole’ of Capri Island

The Italian island of Capri, in the Gulf of Naples, has been known as a major resort destination since Roman time. During the summers the island sees a lot of tourists and you can also do a bit of celebrity spotting if you’re into that. There is so much to see – from the colorful […]

Ho! Ho! Ho! Buon Natale!

Rome is a top Italian city to visit during the Christmas holiday season and the place where the celebration of Christmas originated. The first Christmas mass was said at the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore and the earliest known permanent nativity was created for the Rome Jubilee in 1300. There are many top Rome Christmas […]