Milky Road, inexpensive!
Frankly speaking, Italy could have had everything smaller. Sicilian gelato and leaning tower. Michelangelo's David and Juventus Football Club. Haute Couture Week in Milan and the collapse of the Roman…

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Street Food to Try in Italy
It's hard to find a person in the world who has tried pizz never  a or pasta. After all, these are the real leaders of street food in any country in…

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Great Italian Lakes
There are only four of them - Como, Garda, Iseo and Maggiore. Fantastic Four. If you look at the geographical map, then Como, Garda, Iseo and Maggiore will not be…

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Parco Savorgnan

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Italian Riviera (Liguria)

All this part of the Italian Riviera is unusually attractive. In the wide and deep bay opened in front of us, Santa Margherita appears, then Rapallo, Chiavari. Even further Sister Levante. The yacht, turning on the other side, glides a short distance from the cliffs, and now, at the end of this cape, which we just circled, a hidden gorge suddenly opens where the sea penetrates, almost indistinguishable from thickets of pine, olive and chestnut trees. A small village, Portofino, is expanding like a crescent moon around this calm bay …
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Leisure paints
Italian riviera
Colorful vacation. You can only get confused before the choice. The pastel colors of typical houses facing Continue reading

Magic masks of Venice

It is impossible to change fate. But there is a place on Earth where once a year you can CHANGE a lot – face, clothes, habits, desires, gender, age. From a slave to turn into an EMPEROR, from Cinderella to a PRINCESS, from a housewife tortured by children and cares into a seductive COLOMBINA, from a prudent businessman to a carefree HARLEQUIN.

In order to survive all these wonderful TRANSFORMATIONS, you just need to be in VENICE in February. Imagine: you wander along a dark and tangled Venetian street along the coast of a narrow canal. Winter. Night. Fog. It smells like oranges. And, like oranges, the dull and yellow Venetian lanterns glow in the fog. You are far from the center, and the noise of the festive crowd does not reach you.

And suddenly a strange shadow appears on the barely lit surface of the canal, and the whisper of the waves driven by the oar of the gondola breaks the silence. You rush to the nearest bridge – from there it is more convenient to monitor how the ghost gradually takes shape. First, a cloak and a cocked hat loom. Then, gradually, a white mask appears from the darkness, covering his eyes and nose. Below – a piece of black silk, in the folds of which hide his mouth and Continue reading

Great Italian Lakes

There are only four of them – Como, Garda, Iseo and Maggiore. Fantastic Four. If you look at the geographical map, then Como, Garda, Iseo and Maggiore will not be particularly different from each other. But in reality they are all different – with different characters, beaches and water. Exploring their secrets is more interesting than the beach, even the ocean.

Each lake of the great Italian four has its own flavor. And this is not just a metaphor. The water in Garda, for example, will differ in taste from the water in Iseo. Give it a try. Just scoop your palm. In Lake Garda, the water will be more salty, tart, and almost marine in taste, while in Iseo it will be more “watery”, more transparent, more flowing, although Iseo is not a river, but a lake. The water in Como always seems warm and a little with a touch of some sweet syrup, like a little champagne, while the water in Maggiore is Continue reading

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Italian sketches from Yuri Buzhor
I won’t do it anymore. Never. I walk around the edge when I say that Juliet’s balcony in Verona is actually a sarcophagus. They threw out some nonsense left there…

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How to see the Pope at work in Rome, and in Venice - to avoid large expenses and crowds of tourists
Italy is a blessed country for tourists, because it is beautiful in itself, and here you can easily do without guidebooks: just wander around the unfamiliar streets and get incomparable…

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New Year: traditions and gifts from around the world
New Year around the world is considered a family holiday. But this is also a great opportunity to travel at the expense of a long weekend. Especially for those who…

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What to visit in Vatican
Going to Rome, most tourists "want to visit the Vatican" and do not even realize how absurd this phrase sounds. The fact is that the Vatican is almost impossible to…

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