Traveling the boot

Tips and stories from the Italian peninsula

go to posts

Italian New Year’s Eve Traditions

Italian New Year’s Eve Traditions

Have you ever wondered what the origins of the Italian New Year’s traditions are? After Christmas is over, everyone in Italy waits for the New Year to draw up their list of resolutions and goals for the year to come: this is the spirit we bring with us as we... read more
Italian Christmas Recipes: here the best ones

Italian Christmas Recipes: here the best ones

How to make your guests happy with the Italian Christmas recipes and all the culinary tradition.  Christmas is certainly the most eagerly anticipated holiday of the year, and not just by the little ones who cannot wait to unwrap the gifts carefully placed under the... read more
Italian Castles Not to be Missed

Italian Castles Not to be Missed

Discovering the Ancient Dwellings There are thousands and thousands of them, dotted throughout the remotest parts of the peninsula and in the hearts of the largest cities. They are Italian castles: noble residences, ancient military fortresses, examples of... read more
Fountains of Rome: Stories and Curiosities

Fountains of Rome: Stories and Curiosities

“Just the fountains are enough to justify a trip to Rome” So wrote Percy Shelley, a  writer of the romantic period who, during his brief yet intense life, fell in love with Italy, especially with the fountains of Rome. Among all the monuments to visit on... read more
Share This