Pasta alla Carbonara


On the origins of pasta alla Carbonara there is not an official version. Thera are many and various hypotheses regarding the birth of this delicious dish, typical of the Roman gastronomic tradition. Italian origin A first hypothesis traces the birth of the Carbonara to the woodsmen who went to the Apennine mountains, in the areas Read More

The Cinque Terre


In Italy, in Liguria, there is a unique place that at least once in life is worth visiting, the Cinque Terre National Park. Five beautiful villages overlooking a cobalt blue sea, with very clean waters. From west to east they are: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Behind the Read More

The story of gondola, symbol of Venice


The gondola is the typical boat of Venice. Who doesn’t know it? It is unique, like the city it represents, also for its characteristics. Let’s find out what they are and what its history is.

The feast of San Gennaro in Naples


September 19 is the feast of San Gennaro, patron saint of the city of Naples. The event is very much felt by the Neapolitans, and the celebrations last for days. Born in Naples, in the second half of the III century, Gennaro was elected bishop of Benevento. He was martyred in 305 AD, under the Read More

UNESCO sites Trulli, Assisi and Pisa worth a visit


UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Three UNESCO sites to visit: Trulli of Alberobello Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco Piazza Del Duomo UNESCO convention was established in 1972.  Most noteworthy, Italy has the most World Heritage sites with a total of 53.  Also, Italy shares five sites with other countries. Four of their Read More

Hidden Italy- 5 Unusual Attractions to Visit


Italy is a phenomenal place to visit Many people will want to see more than the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Trevi Fountain when visiting Italy.  Instead, they will want to see some of the more unique places that Italy has to offer the world. The Monsters of Bomarzo This park of Read More

Spoleto Second Time Around Better Than The First


As I continued my journey with my travel professionals in the region of Umbria we visited  Spoleto.  I visited this ancient city  in the province of Perugia several years ago in January  without a tour guide.  The second time around was better than the first. Michele continued to be our guide in Spoleto for our Umbria trip.  Read More

5 Places in Italy that are Must Sees


Italy has so much to offer to its visitors because of its huge historical background, its picturesque and unique culture and, of course, because of its enchanting views and scenarios from the sea to the mountains. We know how hard could be to find the perfect place to see in Italy has there are so Read More

The Perfect Holiday in Brescia


Brescia is the perfect city in Italy for an all around holiday.  Everything you may wish to do while on vacation is nearby this beautiful town situated between Milan and Verona. Looking for a trip on the mountains? Brescia, with its northern part of the province will just amaze you! If you want to ski Read More

Stained Glass Studio in Perugia, Capital of Umbria


We toured Museo Laboratorio Studio Moretti Caselli located in Perugia.  Just before opening the door to the studio there was this cute walkway.  I love all the stone and ancient buildings in Italy.  There is so much character in any Italian city or village. Maddalena Forenza is the daughter and current owner and her mother is Read More