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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 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
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

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