Posts Tagged ‘italian lifestyle and culture’

Piazza Grande Photo by Deba Kolkka

Explore the Antique Market in Arezzo

On the first Sunday and the preceding Saturday of each month Arezzo holds an amazing antique market. The tradition began in 1968 and it has grown to be one of the biggest antique markets in [...]

Venice - Photo by Aaron Crossley

What Makes Venice so Special

I am very fortunate right now to be living next to Bath, a World Heritage city situated in the southwest portion of the UK. Bath is part of a select group of cities around the world that Unesco [...]

Aperitivo Milan Baglioni Hotels Photo by Claudia Tarquini

The Exclusive Aperitivo that will Engulf your Senses

My personal experience at the Baglioni Hotel Carlton was unique thanks to the hospitality and kindness of the staff and the attention to detail so typical of the place and every dish and drink [...]

Basilica Saint Anthony in Padua Photo by Dera Kolkka

Padua – A City in the Shadow of Venice

The beautiful city of Padua sits in the shadow of Venice and is sometimes overlooked by visitors to Italy. This is a pity as it has much to offer. It is worth visiting Padua for its frescoes [...]

San Lorenzo - cloister Photo by Victoria DeMaio

The Story of the San Lorenzo Complex in Florence

The Medici family acquired enormous power and wealth as bankers and financiers influencing the legacy of Florence and Tuscany for centuries. From Cosimo the Elder in the 15th century to the last [...]

Votive bridge in Venice - Photo by Karen Henderson

Celebrating Festa della Salute in Venice

If you are planning a trip to Venice in late fall, attending the Festa della Salute should be high on your list. This is an event that is dear to the hearts of all Venetians, and is an important [...]

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