Category Archives: Rome & Venice

Top Tips for Italy Travel 2015 #1

Planning a trip to Italy? A little while back, we made a fun series of travel videos offering Top Travel Tips for Italy Trips. Now, we are here to share some new tips for travelling in Italy, gathered from our … Continue reading

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Fun times in Venice, Italy: Carnevale di Venezia

Carnevale di Venezia is one of Venice, Italy’s most spectacular events. Now held annually, the tradition of the Carnival of Venice dates back to 1162, when the Venice locals held massive celebrations after a victory in battle. In the Renaissance … Continue reading

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6th January: Epiphany in Italy

If you thought January diets were hard to stick to, spare a thought for the Italians. 6th January marks the date of the Epiphany, a much-celebrated feast day in Italy. Yep, that means Italians are all geared up for yet … Continue reading

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Rome Restorations: Trevi Fountain

Like many an aging beauty, one of Rome’s most fabulous must-see sites, the Trevi Fountain, is having a little work done. Nothing major, of course, just a few discreet interventions. There is going to be some work on removing blemishes from … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s art in Italy: Praise & Parody

Michelangelo may not have been well-known for his social skills, however he certainly knew how to express sensibilities in his artwork. Our Florence art historian guides call Michelangelo’s David the most important artwork ever created, whilst my high school art teacher … Continue reading

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Travelling Italy: a beautiful Basilica in Rome

A great place to visit in Rome is the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs (Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri). Located in Rome’s Piazza della Repubblica, it is just a short distance from Rome’s main … Continue reading

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The best bookshops in Italy – come in, cool off, warm up, read on….

When travelling in Italy, a great thing to buy is a nice book. In the day of electronic devices allowing you to read, take photos, check your email and what not, there is still nothing like a good ol’ fashioned … Continue reading

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Rome in a day: 7 must-see sites of Italy’s capital city

Rome may not have been built in a day, but can you see the main highlights of Rome in a day? If you only have a short amount of time in Rome, what are the absolute must-see sites to visit … Continue reading

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In the round around Italy: great art on the streets of Italy

Italy is said to house more than half the world’s greatest artworks. But they are not all locked away in museums. Here is a tiny selection of statues seen in some of the streets and piazzas of Italy and the … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Italy Trips – Light is a Delight!

Travelling in Italy, one thing you’ll notice beyond on all the historical buildings and collection after collection of master artworks, is the stairs. Given that Italians have to pack accommodations for 60-something million people in a small land mass, for … Continue reading

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