What to try in Italy?
Italian cuisine is the standard of sophistication, simplicity and unique variety. How does it all fit together? The answer lies in the mentality of Italians. They preserved their individuality in…

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Shopping in Milan
Milan has long been considered one of the centers of world fashion, and this title is well deserved. After all, there are much more stylish things sold here than in…

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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 will spend abroad from December 31 to January 1, we will tell you what will be waiting for you there, and give some tips on what should be presented as a gift and what should not be given in any case.
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Italy
On New Year’s Eve, Italians are no longer scattered with old things from the windows, as we used to think. After all, Europe is also in crisis. But the inhabitants of the peninsula still believe that if you put on Continue reading

6 facts about the Venice Carnival that will surprise you

Now in Venice there is a carnival. The most incredible, mysterious and sophisticated show on the planet. While we are struggling with snowfalls and traffic jams, many inhabitants of the earth rush to Italy to walk the streets in lush dresses and masks, columbines. Venetian carnival falls at the height of winter, but holiday dates vary. This year, it began on January 27 and will end on February 13, 2018, on the so-called Tuesday of Mardi Gras. And if this time you were not going to participate in Italian street festivities, then perhaps our 8 facts about the Venice Carnival will not only surprise you, but will inspire you to participate in it the next time.

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Personal experience: how not to get bored in Syracuse in a month

My name is Irina, and a month ago my husband and child went on a trip around the world. I have already shared my experience of preparing for such a trip. It’s time to talk about our first stop. We decided to start where in October you can still swim. This place has become Sicily.

Initially, the plan was the island of Procida near Naples, where my Italian friend invited us, saying that you can live in her house. When it came down to the matter, it turned out that the girlfriend was pregnant, the house was busy, and all the apartments in the neighborhood cost fabulous money. We began to look for other options in Italy, but despite the fact that I studied in Italy and worked with an Italian company, Italian friends could not help. The only (and far from the worst!) Option that remained was to go to Sicily, where we already lived in January 2016. Then we made friends with the owners of the Continue reading

Transport in Italy. Travel Tips
Transport in Italy is developed and modern. With its help, for a relatively low price, you can overcome impressive distances, and get acquainted with several cities located far from each…

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Italy. Middle Ages: 9 of the most spectacular events in August
In August, all of Italy seems to be returning to the past. Almost every city hosts knightly tournaments, theatrical performances, reconstructions of historical events, united by one theme - the…

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Why italian food doesn't really exist
Do you know why Sicilians tend to identify themselves first with Sicily, and only the second with Italy? Because of the food. The same goes for the inhabitants of Veneto…

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Seven answers to the question: “Why do I need to go to Italy out of season?”
It is claimed that Italy is an off-season country. Is this true? What awaits a tourist from October to May. The answer is given by the director of the Moscow…

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