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…

Continue reading →

The whole truth about 25 Italian "no" on the beach, shopping and restaurant
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…

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…

Continue reading →

medieval architecture

Holidays on the lakes of Italy

The vastness of Italy is adorned with beautiful forests, fields, rivers, mountains and lakes, and the latter will be discussed. On the territory of the country there are about 1.5 thousand large and small lakes, on the shores of which tourists come from around the world, and of course, Italians themselves. The most picturesque and colorful are the lakes at the foot of the Alps – Como, Maggiore, Iseo Garda (the largest lake), Lugano and many others. The Italian lakes are dominated by a semi-Mediterranean climate comfortable for relaxation, and the area around them is planted with citrus orchards and emerald olive groves. In addition, many resorts have well-developed infrastructure, which will make the rest on the lake more intense and varied.

Lake Garda Continue reading

Traditional italian drinks

An indispensable attribute of the Italian meal is wine. It is also used as an aperitif, served with the main dish, used as an independent dish with fruit or cheese addition. Huge areas of the country are planted with a vineyard, which makes it possible to produce different varieties of wines – white and red, sweet and dry, dessert and sparkling. Beer in Italy is almost never consumed. But a bottle of Amaretto, Sambuca or Limoncello liqueur, Grappa national grape vodka, and of course, traditional wine brought from Italy will be an excellent gift for a connoisseur of alcoholic drinks.

Wine

It is no coincidence that Italian wines occupy a leading position in the global market for alcoholic beverages, because the quality of the drink depends not only on the method of its manufacture, but also Continue reading

National cuisine of Italy

Italian cuisine has long been very popular among residents of different countries due to the numerous pizzerias and trattorias located in different cities of the world. It can be safely called one of the main Italian “attractions”, impressive tourists on a par with the Colosseum and canals of Venice. The aromas of rosemary and basil, the taste of Mozzarella and Parmesan, will not leave indifferent either gourmets or lovers of healthy food. The fact is that the basis of the Italian national cuisine is dough, a large number of vegetables, cheese, herbs and olive oil, which makes the prepared dishes not only tasty, but also healthy.

Pastes

The “hallmark” of gastronomic Italy is pasta in all its diversity. Pasta is all pasta products with different fillings, for which a lot of products are used in various combinations. The paste can be either a classic Continue reading

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…

...

Winter holidays for every taste in the Dolomiti di Brenta
Italy’s vast Dolomiti di Brenta ski region includes popular resorts such as the fashionable Madonna di Campiglio, the simpler and more affordable Val di Sole, the quiet and family Pinzolo,…

...

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…

...

What to see in Italy?
Italy is a country of interest, inheriting amazing cultural, historical, architectural values. Italy is a country of medieval castles, stunning works of art, architectural and historical wonders. The Leaning Tower…

...