Five Christmas traditions in Italy


Christmas is a very popular holiday in Italy. The Christmas traditions are many and often different from region to region. Christmas tree The tree is one of the most famous symbols of Christmas all over the world. The modern use of the tree was born according to some in Tallinn, in Estonia, in 1441, when Read More

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

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