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Traditional ”trulli” houses in Alberobello,. Italy

The Oddest Houses in Italy: The “Trulli” of Alberobello, Patrimony of Humanity

The oddest-looking buildings in Italy are the arcane “trulli”, unique circular dry-stone buildings typical of the region of Puglia, the ancient...
The water is crystal clear and it lures snorkelers and divers who can explore numerous surrounding islets and reefs

Unspoiled Italy: The Calming Quiet of Framura

A constellation of little hamlets comprise the commune of Framura, an atmospheric, somnolent village perched on a rocky outcrop rising from the...
Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Victoria takes us to Lecce, a town in Puglia which has been called the "Florence of the South". Like so many Italian cities, Lecce has a fascination...
The small covered bridge connects the magnificent Doge's Palace, home of the city's ruler and also the courts of justice with the damp, dark, dingy city "new prison" across the canal

Six Facts About the Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs in Venice is an iconic location. Tourists flock to take its picture, lovers and selfie sticks jostling for the best view. But few...
Sambuca di Sicilia Celebrates the "Borgo die Borghi 2016" Title

Sambuca di Sicilia Celebrates the "Borgo die Borghi 2016" Title

Sambuca di Sicilia is about to celebrate the title of "Borgo dei Borghi 2016" with a special evening to be held Friday, August 19 . The " Festa del...
Sicily: Beauty walks nearby Agrigento

Sicily: Beauty walks nearby Agrigento

Roxana Iacoban takes us to Agrigento on her last day in Sicily. Beauty walks: Punta Bianca Sunday had arrived. Only the 3rd day in Sicily and it...
Sardinian traditional costumes are one of the most typical Sardinian folklore is striking for the variety, richness and beauty

Is Sardinia the Haven of Eternal Life?

A handful of days ago British company Tiziana Life acquired some very important Italian stuff: genes. Let me explain you better: Tiziana Life bought...
Discover Sicily: get a taste of this land and its traditions

Discover Sicily: get a taste of this land and its traditions

Roxana Iacoban and Italia Slow Tour take us to Sicily where they taste local fruit and veggies vendor, Garco’s ricotta cheese. Here her story...
The San Lorenzo Feast in Florence

Notte di San Lorenzo: 8 celebrations not to be missed

Want to wish upon a star? Every year, come August 10th, people all over Italy wish for a cloudless sky and, possibly, for a new moon – the perfect...
The Development of Antognolla Castle

The Development of Antognolla Castle

According to the Italian News Agency, Russian Andrei Yakunin is investing 150 million euros in the development of the medieval castle of Antognolla...
Gulf of La Spezia: Tellaro

Gulf of La Spezia: Tellaro

At the edge of the Gulf of La Spezia we find Tellaro, the adoptive village of the Italian writer Mario Soldati, perched on the rocks. From here you...
The Grand Hotel one of Lombardy's architectural marvels will return to life in 2019. It was once the choice of royalty and many other famous guests

San Pellegrino: More than an Iconic Beverage

Only a 15-minute drive from Bergamo, the small picturesque town of San Pellegrino Terme still boasts the hot springs and stunning architecture that...
Burano – A Colorful Gem in the Venice Lagoon

Burano – A Colorful Gem in the Venice Lagoon

Our blogger, Margie, discovers Burano and its beautiful colorful houses, that make this place a unique spot in the world. On your next trip to Venice...
Aliano, The Smallest Village Running to Become Italian Capital of Culture

Aliano, The Smallest Village Running to Become Italian Capital of Culture

Aliano is a small village in the Basilicata region and is located atop "calanchi", which are deforested, sandy soiled, rocky hills. Over the town's...
Mantua: the Ducal Palace and Isabella d'Este

Mantua: the Ducal Palace and Isabella d'Este

It is one the most important historical characters of the Gonzaga Family and she was a woman: Isabella d'Este. Known as the first woman of the...