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Stereotypes and clichés about Italy and Italians

Stereotypes and clichés about Italy and Italians

Everybody knows that stereotypes and clichés are not a good thing because they lead to prejudices and discrimination. All kind of generalization just like these ones and also stereotypes are a bad way of thinking about people and countries and genders. When a person... read more
How to Plan a Merry Christmas in Italy

How to Plan a Merry Christmas in Italy

‘Buon Natale!’ If you hear this phrase, someone is wishing you a merry Christmas in Italy! Italians certainly do celebrate Christmas. Italy is a Christian country, 90% of the population belonging to the Catholic church. Christmas in Italy will be a... read more
Vespa, an Italian icon

Vespa, an Italian icon

The Vespa is an icon. Everybody knows it. And everybody should try it. A Vespa ride is something you will remember, especially if you are not used to go around by scooter. And especially if you can do it in Italy, maybe on the roads of the Amalfi Coast. A breathtaking... read more
Why you should visit Elba Island

Why you should visit Elba Island

This island is the largest in the Tuscan Island chain. Elba can be considered a sort of open-air natural, geological and botanical lab, thanks to its geological structure and its geographic position. Beyond the naturalistic interest, you should visit Elba Island even... read more
5 books to read before coming to Italy

5 books to read before coming to Italy

Another Travel Tips post just for our readers. Many of Dragonfly tours travelers come from very far and when you plan such a long journey, maybe an intercontinental one, you want to be prepared. You don’t want bad surprises, this is obvious, but you need more.... read more
Traveling off-season in Italy: when and where

Traveling off-season in Italy: when and where

The weather is a little more unpredictable, but we are big fans of the more moderate season in Italy. The first truth: who said that Fall and Spring are OFF-seasons!? We believe they are ON seasons! 😛 Call it as you please…traveling off-season in Italy can be a... read more

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