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 in the north and Puglia in the south. Despite the fact that Italian restaurants open around the world, the inhabitants of the Apennines themselves reject the idea of a unified national cuisine. And it’s not just the little things. The basics of cooking such traditional dishes as pasta and pizza in different regions differ very well. So, somewhere pasta dough is made with an egg, somewhere without an egg, in some regions they add a lot of butter to dishes, in others they cook only on olive. Yes, even ordinary sauce can tell a lot about the history of the region, its landscape, and, of course, the people who live here.
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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 pleasure. But we still decided to make a small guide to the most visited cities, so that the impression would be the most complete.
The eternal City
How to see the Pope at work in Rome, and in Venice – to avoid large expenses and crowds of tourists
1. In Rome, you will surely visit the Colosseum. Taking pictures at the walls of this magnificent building and looking inside is a must have for anyone who has come to Italy. Well, when the pictures are taken, Continue reading
Italy is a beautiful country, and we sincerely envy those who are planning to visit the Apennine Peninsula this summer. An unforgettable vacation awaits you, unless … you do not spoil it yourself. There are a number of rules that are better to strictly observe in Italy. What kind? Now we will tell.
On the beach
The whole truth about 25 Italian “no” on the beach, shopping and restaurant
If you decide to spend your vacation at sea, then remember that in Italy there are laws, sometimes strict, and sometimes curious, that must be observed. Continue reading
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 the world. But, once in Italy, it would be unforgivable to ignore other delicacies that you can try right on the street.
Fried olives of Ascolana del Piceno
If you are used to the fact that olives are only in brine, then Italians are in a hurry to surprise you – stuffed and fried in batter, they are simply delicious. In the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Teramo, olives Continue reading
Despite the fact that Venice has a very romantic image and lovers from all over the world tend to get here, couples with children do not lag behind them. Many families have a rest in the neighboring sea resorts of Italy, Croatia and Slovenia, and go to Venice for a day or two. Someone may suggest that there is no place for children in the stone labyrinth, I will try to dispel this myth based on personal experience.
Venice for children
Since our family lives on the border of Slovenia and Italy, just two hours from Venice, we with our daughter and children of our friends are frequent visitors to this amazing city. So what to see with the children and Continue reading