Places



The Venice Carnival

The Venice Carnival

The Origins and History of the Venice Carnival The Venice Carnival is perhaps the most anticipated event of the year in the city and is a spectacle that is famous and appreciated all over the world. Every year thousands and thousands of tourists arrive in the lagoon...
Matera, European Cultural Capital of 2019

Matera, European Cultural Capital of 2019

Here’s what to see in Matera, one of the oldest cities in the world. The spotlight is focused on Matera, a city in Basilicata, which has ,with good reason, been named European Capital of Culture 2019. This is a unique opportunity to bring some deserved attention...
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...