Monthly Archives: June 2015

Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese is the largest public park in the famous Roman city. Villa Borghese is a natural refuge from the chaotic urban noise of Rome. The park is equipped with interesting museums, exquisite statues, fountains, wide lanes and even a lovely artificial lake. It is truly a must visit when you come to explore this […]

The Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps or the Scalinata della Trinita dei Monti, as the name suggests is a long and grand staircase in Rome which connects the Piazza di Spagna at the base and the Piazza Trinità dei Monti at the top. The stairway was built in the 1720s in an effort to connect the Vatican with […]

Parco Nazionale delle Dolomiti Bellunesi

The Province of Belluno is a province in the Veneto region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Belluno. Belluno is not only beautiful for its mountains, but for its lush woods, protected by impressive rocky mountainsides, and for its pretty, petite lakes like Lake Misurina, inviting visitors to take on water sports. On […]

Greek Temples In Sicily

There are three main sites where you can view the Greek temples in Sicily – Selinunte, Segesta, and Agrigento. Selinunte and Segesta have been reconstructed while much of the temples at Agrigento are still standing from their original state. Agrigento and Selinunte are about two hours apart on the south coast of the island with […]

Beautiful and Magical Archaeology of Segesta

High up in a mountainous area towards the west of Sicily is the beautiful and magical Segesta archaeological complex. Segesta was originally founded by the Elymian people, one of the native people of Sicily. They later integrated with the Greeks, making Segesta an important Classical town. It was later ruled by the Romans, but declined […]

Quaint Li’l Cefalu

Gaining in popularity as a new Italian resort is Cefalu, a quaint little village nestled between a rock and a beautiful beach, on the northern coast of Sicily with tons of Sicilian charm. It has been a lesser known favorite vacation spot for many Europeans. Gradually, Cefalu is becoming popular as a great place to […]

Pink and Gold City – Lecce

Lecce, located in Puglia’s Salento Peninsula, is one of the region’s most popular destinations in Italy, and with good reason. Lecce is perhaps the most culturally diverse town in the region, with its architecture reflecting the influences of the various cultures that have settled there – from ancient austere monasteries to the most luxurious and […]

Negroamaro and Grape Stomping in Daunia

Negroamaro comes from the southern end of Italy and Puglia, called Salento. It is a red wine, reflecting the climate of the area, soft and warm. The tannins are soft and very ripe making this a really easy drinking approachable red. Primitivo is grown from vineyards surrounding in central Puglia. The wine has ripe black […]

Mountain Sports at Molise

Molise is a central region of Italy and the capital city of Molise is Campobasso. To the north of this region lies Abruzzi, to the north-west is Lazio, south-west is Campania and to the east the Adriatic Sea.   One important destination here is Campitello Matese which has a ski resort of long slopes and […]