Fly Go Italia: scopri il piacere di viaggiare

Fly Go Italia: voli low-cost, hotel e noleggio auto in pochi semplici step Fly Go Italia , nata nel 2005 e parte del gruppo Fly Go Voyager, negli anni ha sviluppato e perfezionato un efficace e raffinato...

Rooms in Tulum?

Tulum is located off the coast of Mexico, on the edge of the Caribbean Sea. It is a fantastic tourist area with many visitors from all around the globe. Tulum has an extraordinary archaeological site which...

27 Things to do in Palermo

I went to Palermo for five days with few expectations. I hadn’t had much time to read up on the Sicilian city: spurred by an urge to eat some good fresh fish, my husband had booked cheap flights...

Funeral of Valeria Solesin – Venice Transcends Terrorism

(Venice, Italy) Today the sun was brilliant in Piazza San Marco for the funeral of Valeria Solesin, the 28-year-old Venetian doctoral student killed in the Paris attacks on Friday the 13th. Valeria’s...

Welcoming May in the Italian Language

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5 Ways to Experience the Renaissance in Sansepolcro

Borgo Sansepolcro, or just Sansepolcro, might best be described as the “four corners” of Italy. Located in the Province of Arezzo in Tuscany, it’s situated just at the crossroads of where the regions...

Celebrating Italian Language Week

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All You Need is Love – John Lennon – Still Going Strong in 2014

THE MESSAGE: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE  Love from Venice Beatles Lyrics All You Need is Love Lyrics There’s nothing you can do that can’t be doneNothing you can...

Top International Museum Directors Meet in Palazzo Ducale, Venice

Palazzo Ducale – Sala dello Scrutinio (Venice, Italy) The directors of some of the most prestigious museums in the world met at Palazzo Ducale, the former headquarters of the Venetian Republic,...

Bahraini Pearl – outstanding among the Pearls

Bahrain is a small island near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It has an area approximately four times as that of Washington DC. It is an archipelago of 36 islands located off the eastern coast...

For Love of the Italian Language: Seize the Day!

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Three marvelous Maremman traditions

Southern Tuscany is a wild place. For centuries, the bright young things of Florence and Siena kept their distance. Malaria-plagued bogs make for terrible inspiration and it’s hard to pen a masterpiece...

The Divine Marchesa – Luisa Casati at Palazzo Fortuny in Venice

John Galliano for Christian Dior – Ball gown – Tribute to Luisa Casati (Venice, Italy) A video of John Galliano’s 1998 tribute to Marchesa Luisa Casati for Christian Dior rocks...

Italian Phrases You Won’t Learn in Class: Animals in Conversational Italian

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How did Michelangelo’s David end up on my fridge wearing a boa

A rare collectors’ edition of the “Diva David” magnet set is displayed on my refrigerator door. Michelangelo’s masterpiece has a nice set of accessories including a feather boa,...

What people are photographing in the Uffizi

In Summer, 2014, Italy’s state museums finally permitted photography for personal use. The old ban on taking pictures in museums was anachronistic in this day and age of “I was here”...

Celebrating Italian Heritage Month

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UNLOCK YOUR LOVE & George Clooney Wedding in Venice

Amal Alamuddin & George Clooney wed in Venice (Venice, Italy) Venice was truly the City of Love this weekend as George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin married at the Aman Canal Grande. Photos...

Finding St. Francis at Montecasale

A few minutes drive uphill from the Tuscan town of Sansepolcro, in the land inhabited by Piero della Francesca, the Hermitage of Montecasale preserves the memory of Saint Francis, just one of the stops...

Rome’s Fountains, Brought to You By…

The restored “La Barcaccia” fountain a few days after it was re-opened to the public. Recently, city officials in Rome unveiled the Barcaccia fountain, which had been under wraps for...