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11
APR
14

CITYLIFE MILAN
new skyscrapers in Milan



 Citylife is an interesting urbanistic project under construction in Milan, which will see the construction of three skyscrapers and it will be surrounded by residences, already completed and designed by architects at the peak of world fame as Zaha Hadid or Daniel Libeskind. There will be also many green areas. Cars and other motor vehicles should not pass on open air.    The...

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citylife, Milan
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25
FEB
14

5 PLACES, UNVEILING THE SPLENDID PANORAMIC VIEWS OF FLORENCE
Top most beautiful views



Florence is deservedly considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the whole world. This cradle of the Renaissance cannot leave emotionless: revival architecture, masterpieces of art and strong cultural heritage from the times of Medici follow in every chosen path, every crossed piazza and every taken bridge. But for understanding the real greatness of Florence it is essential at...

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Florence panormic views
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13
FEB
14

IDEAS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY IN ITALY
The most romantic places of the country



Celebration of the Valentine’s Day is strongly related with America, but this idea is widely spread all around the world too. Italy – not an exception. Italians do celebrate it by themselves, but at the same time, as naturally being very romantic country, it attracts number of foreign couples wishing to celebrate their love under the antique aura. Italian traditions of...

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Valentine's day in Italy, Verona, Venice, Milan, Roma, Florence, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza, Liguria
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11
FEB
14

A TRAVEL THROUGH TIME DISCOVERING THE MIDDLE AGES
visiting ancient Tuscany



 The artistic heritage of the Middle Ages and, in particular, the Romanesque architectures represent for Tuscany a fundamental part of its artistic patrimony. These architecture masterpieces aren’t always known as much as they deserve because of different reasons, for example they are often situated in locations rarely visited from the mass tourism or they are barely reachable with...

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tuscany, middle age
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09
FEB
14

FIVE METERS OF SNOW IN ORNICA, BERGAMO
Matching summer and winter pictures



This winter in the Alps, is year of great snowfalls. In a place called Ornica, near Bergamo, we can verify until 5 meters snow, a real record.  Here's we is shown to you an incredible imagine, wich compares the summer with the winter situation

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Ornica, Bergamo, Snow
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03
FEB
14

GHOST TOWNS IN ITALY
6 ideas for curious travelers



It is absolutely wonderful to spend time exploring luxurious Italian lake resorts, admire polished marble churches and see with own eyes cultural heritage masterpieces. But there is one more side of Italy, not that shiny one, but definitely not less interesting too. And, there the speech goes towards abandoned villages, towards ghost towns, where till now one can hear strange noises, silent...

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Craco, Argentiera, Giarre, Col di Favilla, Pentadattilo, The Valley of Mills
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28
JAN
14

IDYLLIC HOLIDAYS: LAGO DI GARDA
Discovering Italian lakes



Italy is famous not only for being surrounded by beautiful seas, but for having picturesque lakes too. The most well-known ones are located in Italian North. Who didn’t hear about Garda, Maggiore or Como lakes? These pearls every year attract huge numbers of travellers from all around the world, wishing to see the idyllic Italian beauty, and locals who proudly enjoy their own...

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Lago di Garda, Garda Lake
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23
JAN
14

ALBEROBELLO AND ITS UNIQUE TRULLI HOUSES
Travelling to Apulia region



If one would see pictures from Alberobello without having any background knowledge about this town, probably could never tell that it is located in Italy. The view has nothing in common with renaissance of Florence cathedral, neo-gothic roof of Milan’s Duomo or Roman baroque of Trevi Fountain. Alberobello reminds more of fairy-tale, maybe even the artificial filming location. This...

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Alberobello, trulli
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27
OCT
13

HOLIDAY HOMES RENTALS NEAR COMISO AIRPORT
rent a villa or holiday home near comiso



The Comiso Airport was opened the first time in August 2013, and it is an ideal arrival point for visiting Sicily in particular the town of Ragusa (with Ragusa Ibla) just a few kilometers away, and some other resorts near the coast like Marina di Ragusa , Pozzallo ,Sampieri or Santa Maria del Focallo . It is also close to some important touristic town in the countryside , such as Scicli , Ispica...

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Comiso Airport, Sicily, Villas, Rentals
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21
JUN
13

ETNA ERUPTION OVER THE SNOW
great show in Italy



Untitled document A new Etna Eruption is actually running in Sicily. This is an extraordinary show: Etna in fact is the only big Vulcano in Europe, other smaller Vulcanoes are situated in Italy altough.This time the vulcano is erupting over the snow due to the recent heavy snowfalls and this make the experience more and more beautiful. We remind that Catania is the closest...

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Etna, Vulcanoes, Sicily
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21
JUN
13

WHAT'S A GAVETTONE
typical summer italian joke



Untitled document What's "GAVETTONE"?...If you're a girl, and you hear this word when you're at the beach taking sun...stand up and quickly move from your place, because someone is arriving and will throw you frozen water on your body......but if you receive this terrible typical italian joke it means that a man appreciates you...Gavettoni are a common joke in Italy...

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gavettone, estate
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21
JUN
13

MARINA DEL GARGANO, LET'S OPENING!
opening summer 2013



The interesting Marina del Gargano located in the Gulf of Manfredonia is beetwen the marinas wich will open already this summer 2013. It is and Ideal starting point for excursions in the beautiful area of Gargano (Peschici, Vieste etc.), but also to other important destinations of Puglia coast, such as Trani, Bisceglie etc. It can be also considered as the starting point for the Croatian,...

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Marinas, Marina del Gargano
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22
FEB
13

HOW TO GET TO RABBIT BEACH IN LAMPEDUSA
better adventure or comfort?



Untitled document Hi to all our follower!...Trip Advisor has elected the “Rabbit Beach” in Lampedusa, (Spiaggia dei Conigli for Italians), the most beautiful beach in the world. We had just saying that from a long time, because Rabbit Beach, at least for my experience of traveler, it’s the most beautiful beach I have never seen.  I have seen many beautiful ones,...

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Lampedusa, Rabbit Beach
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30
JAN
13

HOW TO GET TO ISLAND OF ELBA
the boat as the best way to travel



The outstanding natural beauty of the area, togheter with the rich artistic heritage and the strong folk traditions, allowed the island of Elba to become one of the most coveted and popular destinations among the tourists from all over the world. This has led to a considerable development of the tourism sector although such evolution hasn't affected the purity of the territory. To reach the...

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ferries, island of elba, tuscan archipelago
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05
NOV
12

BELLAGIO LAKE COMO VS BELLAGIO LAS VEGAS
comparing a little town with an hotel



Untitled document When we searched for "Bellagio", name wich for an Italian is nothing more than a little town located in one of the most beautiful part of Italy, The Lake Como, we realized that perhaps for many it is just one of the luxurious hotels in Las Vegas, The Bellagio Hotel.On one hand, attention to detail, precision in the use of colors and a sublime landscape, on the...

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bellagio, bellagio las vegas, bellagio lake como
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22
AUG
12

BRONZE LION HEAD DISCOVERED IN THE IONIAN SEA
Leo Morabito's great discovery



Untitled document Bronze head of a Lion was discovered yesterday in the Ionian Sea, south Calabria coast, in an area close to where many years ago Riaces Bronzes were found.The important discovery has been made by Leo Morabito, a passionate about diving, who noticed the bronze shape beetwen other rocks.He revealed with a very exemplary behavior his discover to police.Other Morabito's...

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Ionian See, Archeology
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31
MAY
12

RENT A VILLA IN SICILY
good prices and great stay



Untitled document Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It's been known since ancient times for its mild climate in winter and summer as well, and this land it's such special because you can find really everything: delicious food, from pasta to orange and cakes, long and natural beaches, mountains, hills, towns rich of traditions and traces of ancient...

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villas in sicily, sicily villas rent, rent villas, villas prices
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13
MAR
12

ST. JOSEPH FIRES
pagan-catholic tradition



Untitled document It's march...and in Italy the winter is fading quickly and in most of regions we start having warm and pleasant temperature. For this reason march is considered a month of rebirth with a lot of traditions still living. One of those traditions wich are directly connected to the seasons cycle is the St. Joseph day, in wich is tradition to light big fires in the...

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san giuseppe, tradizioni
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11
MAR
12

URZULEI SARDINIA
village life in Sardinia



Untitled document This video shows the life in the inner and most traditional and ancient villages in Sardinia.Sardinia is rich of traditions, great food like cheese and hams, and natural beauties like caves, hills covered with mediterranean and crystal sea.

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sardinia, urzulei
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08
FEB
12

THE WOLF IS BACK
wolfs in Abruzzo



Untitled document Pescasseroli (L'Aquila), 4 February 2012 - In the last 24 hours have been recorded numerous wolves sightings in the lands of Abruzzo National Park, driven by the abundant snowfall to find easy prey in chicken coops and pens set up in the margins of Pescasseroli, Opi , Villetta Barrea, Civitella Alfedana and Barrea.  In four cases the powerful...

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Wolves, Wolf, Abruzzo National Park
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26
OCT
11

IS NAPLES A DANGEROUS CITY FOR TOURIST?
I think......



Untitled document Surely Naples is one of the most dangerous cities of Italy but this doesn’t mean that the tourists here risk their life. According to the TripAdvisor ranking Barcelona is most dangerous of cities in Europe in 2010. Las Ramblas, the famous promenade of Barcelona and the flea market of the Boqueria are perfect places to be robbed, indeed it is necessary to do...

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naples, tourism in naples
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14
OCT
11

TRAVELLING IN WESTERN SICILY
Trapani and Beyond



Untitled document RoutesStaying at our residence you can easily reach all the most beautiful and famous in the province of Trapani the Egadi Islands, Segesta, San Vito Lo Capo, the Saline. etc.. Trapani, its port, its churches and its jewelsThe ancient Drepanum offers visitors a charming old town populated by ancient baronial palaces, city walls and watchtowers. Famous throughout the...

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Trapani Area, Sicily, Western Sicily
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11
OCT
11

THE HARVEST OF GRAPES
Tradition and technology development



Untitled document It is ignorant to think that the phase of the harvest of the grapes is the more simple than phase of the production of wine. The viticulture is the stage that precede the harvest; this consists in the employment of techniques related to the cultivation of grapes, those will determine the success of the product. The harvesting doesn’t happens in random periods of...

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hasvest, grapes, italian wine, production of wine,
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23
AUG
11

WHAT'S A TRULLO?
Typical houses in Apulia



Untitled document The word "trulli", from the greek "Tholos" means "dome" and is the distinguishing feature of the cylindrical housing, surmounted by a conical roof, which affect several areas of central and southern Puglia. The place where they determine completely the landscape, making it unique in the world, is the famous Alberobello town, near Bari,...

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trulli, apulian architecture, typical houses
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27
JUL
11

ROOF TERRACE ON THE TOP OF DOLOMITES
great opportunity for everyone



Untitled document Inaugurated in recent hours, the new roof terrace on the Marmolada. It is located on top of which comes the cable car from Malga Ciapela hut, under the Fedaia Pass, at 3,265 meters, and the viewpoint is "organized" and easily accessible and is just in the top of the Dolomites, as well as one of the highest in Italy and the Alps. The new terrace is a...

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dolomites, marmolada, alps
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23
MAR
11

SKIING IN SPRING IN ITALY
Monte Rosa Ski



Untitled document One of the best things you can do in Italy in early spring, is to go skiing. The climate is beginning to be more mild and especially in snowy winters in the Alps you can still find a lot of snow even until half April. What are the advantages of skiing in the spring? 1) The snow is still good there are no problems for skis 2) The days are less...

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Monte Rosa Ski, Alagna Valsesia, Alps, Monte Rosa, Skiing in Italy
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08
DEC
10

MONDELLO IN SICILY DURING THE WINTER
while all the rest of Europe freeze...



Untitled document This is today Mondello, the most important Palermo's beach, in Sicily. 25° e some people going to do a bath in the sea. All the rest of Europe is under 0 degrees with snow and cold...that's Italy!

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Mondello, Sicily, Winter
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23
OCT
10

THE EMERALD COAST - COSTA SMERALDA
luxury mediterranean style



Untitled document The Emerald Coast or Costa Smeralda is a part of Italy, located in the northern coast of Sardinia, a paradise of nature and style where everything is incredibly exciting. Crystal clear waters, cliffs that resemble the drawings of a fairy tale, luxury villas in Mediterranean style, trendy nightclubs, and very large luxury yachts.Everything here is just...

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Costa Smeralda, Emerald Coast, Luxury holidays
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10
OCT
10

OLD AND DIRTY STREET OF FLORENCE
frames from the world



Untitled document Few seconds from Via Sguazza, a typical old and dirty street of Florence

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Florence
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20
JAN
10

VINCI THE BIRTHPLACE OF LEONARDO
the Tuscan genius of renaissance



Untitled document The tuscany tour that pass from Vinci is outside the most touristic routes of the Chianti area and San Gimignano. The hills where Vinci is located are near Florence (about 45 minutes by car) and divide the Arno valley from the Valdinievole valley. Vinci is the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci and is a medieval / renaissance tuscany village situated at the top of a hill of...

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Vinci, Leonardo
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10
JUL
11

BAHAMAS?...NO THAT'S SICILY
wonderful images form Sicily



Untitled document KA82AQNBSKVM Here's a video regarding wonderful pictures taken from Sicily. In the part of coast between San Vito Lo Capo and Trapani . Sicily offers great turistic perspecitves, and actually is not expensive at all.

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Sicily, San Vito Lo Capo, Trapani, Italian Sea
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24
DEC
09

ITALY COUNTRY OF THE SUN?
Different opinions between a wealthy German nobleman 200 years ago and scientists today



Untitled document For centuries, the travelers arriving in Italy from the northern countries have praised our mild climate, so much that the italian good weather became a sort legend. Today, however, the scholars observations about the climate tends to reverse the reputation of our country of the sun. Here are two steps: the first is the German writer J. W. Goethe, who...

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Italian weather, Goethe, Italian Climate
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19
DEC
09

UNUSUAL SNOWFALL IN FLORENCE
December 2009



Unusual scenes of life in Florence after an heavy snowfall.The movie is taken from Piazzale Michelangelo, the hill over the city...I think you had always thought and seen this city with the sun!...

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Snowfall, Florence, Piazzale Michelangelo
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20
NOV
09

THE LEGEND OF DEVIL BRIDGE
Unique monument in Tuscany



It is said that the bridge was finished by the devil in return demanded the soul of the first person who would cross the bridge ...   Legend says that the construction of the bridge was carried out by a clever and respected master builder of the city that started right away. Ben took the man finally realized that the bridge would take longer than expected and that when she would never...

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Devil Bridge, Bridges, Borgo a Mozzano, tuscany legends
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19
NOV
09

THE BEAUTIFUL HILLS AROUND FLORENCE
A video filmed in a very mild september day



The music of Puccini, with the wonderful Chianti landascapes...green grapeyards, ancient villas, olive trees and traditional cypresses...this is an incredible mix that you can find just here in the world...a countryside landscape modelled by the man during the centuries and still like many years ago...Enjoy the Video!!!....

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Chianti, Grapeyards, Cellars, Tuscany
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15
NOV
09

TEN SIGHTSEEINGS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN IN TUSCANY
an alternative tour in Tuscany



Every time i talk with someone is visiting Tuscany, I discover that he is always doing the same trips.Florence, then Sienna, then Leaning Tower, then San Gimignano...or starting from Leaning Tower, then San Gimignano, then Sienna, then Florence and so on...that's a very boring trip, because you will be watching very beautifull places ok, but also towns very crowded of tourists, gadget...

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Alternative sightseeing in Tuscany. Tuscan underrated beauties
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20
NOV
09

PREPARING VINSANTO, DRYING GRAPES
Rare video about tuscan traditions



The brief video, shot by us, is a document that shows the drying of grapes to prepare Vinsanto. The grapes of Vinsanto are hung from wooden frames and dried, according to the very old tradition, to produce the famous sweet wine called Vin Santo, typical of Tuscany. It's very impressive the wonder of the grains of grapes colors, which are affected by bright light daisies, and their coloration...

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Vinsanto, Best Italian wines, Drying grapes
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CITIES TOWN VILLAGES

Porto Cervo


costa smeralda mon amour

Porto Cervo togheter with Porto Rotondo are...

Gaiole in Chianti


tradition and nature

Mazara del Vallo


Norman majestic

HOTSPOTS

St. Patrick's Well


Irish legend

Samson's beach


isola d'elba

The beach of Samson is considered one of the most...

Jewish Ghetto in Venice


ancient jewish quarter

FOOD AND BEVERAGE - COUSINE

Bronte pistachios


Best italian pistachios

There are places that are identified with the...

Moena Puzzone Cheese


Strong Taste Cheese

Among the mountains of northern Italy cheese...

Lenticchia di Castelluccio


special mountain food

The lentil is one of the oldest edible plants...
 
 
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