Monthly Archives: May 2016

Museo nazionale dell’Automobile

The Car Museum or Museo nazionale dell’Automobile in Turin is one of a limited number of museums dedicated entirely to this vehicle in the world, and it is the only one in Italy. This Museum was set up in 1932 based on the idea of two pioneers of Italian motoring, Cesare Goria Gatti and Roberto […]

Buzzing All Year Long –Bassano del Grappa

Bassano del Grappa is laid down on the banks of the River Brenta. Bassano del Grappa is one of the historical towns of the Vicenza province in Italy. Just a few kilometres from Vicenza and Padova, this town has managed to combine some medieval evidences and Venetian epoch architecture, all this inside the beautiful walls […]

Aromatic Arabica Beans – Italian Caffe

It would be hard to think of Italy without coffee. After all it is the national breakfast and the home to coffee drinks that have taken the rest of the world by storm. Without coffee, Italy would grind to a halt. Coffee was not invented in Italy but coffee culture as we know did originate […]

Giardino delle Rose

Greenery…we associate verdant colors with food-bearing vegetation — hues that promise nourishment. Just glancing at shades of green can boost creativity and motivation. There are many gardens in Italy that you may visit while you are there. One of the most visited gardens is the rose garden, Il Giardino delle Rose. Perched on the hillside […]

Nestled Between Two Rivers – Bologna

Visitors to Italy will find the city of Bologna to be a pleasant place to pass their vacation time in. Bologna is the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region which lies in the Po Valley. The city which is situated in Northern Italy can be found lying between the Reno River and that of the […]

Molentargius-Saline Regional Natural Park

The Province of Cagliari is situated in the southern part of Sardinia, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea on the south and on the east. It is bounded by the Provinces of Nuoro, Ogliastra and Oristano on the north and by the Provinces of Carbonia-Iglesias and Medio Campidano on the west. The province comprises of 71 municipalities, […]

Exotic Grapes & Wine of Southern Italy

Southern Italy is a great secret wine-making area which has been producing wines for thousands of years and this region is a fiesta for wine lovers. Everyone knows about the famous Italians red wines of Tuscany and the whites of the Veneto, but only the cognoscenti know about the fabulous treasures of Southern Italy, especially […]

Agrigento – Valle Dei Templi

Agrigento is a hilltop city on Sicily’s southwest shore. It was founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century B.C. and became one of the leading cities in the Mediterranean world. It is known for the Valley of the Temples, a vast archaeological site with well-preserved Greek temples and the ruins of the ancient […]