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Galateo: the Guide to Good Italian Etiquette

Galateo: the Guide to Good Italian Etiquette

What is the Galateo: its history Way back in the 16th century, a certain Monsignor Della Casa was commissioned to write a book outlining the rules of civil life, and a guide to good manners and Italian etiquette: this was how the Galateo ‘overo de Costumi’ was born,... read more
Medieval Tuscany Villages not to be Missed

Medieval Tuscany Villages not to be Missed

The small Tuscany villages, are the cradle of folk traditions of the Belpaese. They are like tiny treasure chests that hide innumerable precious stones inside them. The clock hands here seem to run slower, the atmosphere around is filled with sounds that relax the... read more
The Ten Top Italian Cities to Visit

The Ten Top Italian Cities to Visit

Today’s itinerary is a bit off the beaten track. We’re taking you to explore the curious and sometimes bizarre peculiarities of some of the top cities in Italy, the most beautiful ones, and in addition to the classic “must-see” sites in each of them, we’ll share... read more
Truffle Hunting

Truffle Hunting

We all know that Italy, within its renowned culinary tradition, offers an infinite variety of products. Some of these are prevalent throughout the peninsula, others are rare and infinitely valuable. Today we are going to talk about one of the most sought-after... read more
Visiting Vatican City: a Complete Tour of its Beauty

Visiting Vatican City: a Complete Tour of its Beauty

Visiting Vatican City is a gift that you absolutely have to give yourself once you arrive in Rome. Prepare yourself to discover its wonder. The Papal State is a nation within the Italian state that contains treasures of rare beauty within its 44 hectares. Some names?... read more
The Tradition of Halloween in Italy

The Tradition of Halloween in Italy

Have you ever asked yourself do they celebrate Halloween in Italy, and if so, how? To find out, let’s go back to where this tradition, that may seem light years away from the Italian culture, comes from, and see if it really is so far from the Italian traditions or... read more
Travel Ideas in Northern Italy

Travel Ideas in Northern Italy

There are vacations, and then there are VACATIONS in a traveler’s experience, and Italy, because of its geographical significance as a peninsula and its cultural inclination, always offers to  those who visit it, the best solution to quench their thirst for wonder. An... read more
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