A popular beach resort on the Adriatic sea, there’s much more to Rimini holidays than just sunbathing. From Rimini old town to charming villages nearby, from a day hiking or biking to a cooking class, there are many things to do in Rimini, besides lying on the beach. I used to go on holidays in …
Whether you like small charming towns, the lakes, the mountains or art cities, there are many beautiful day trips from Milan you can choose from.
From the sea to the Apennines, amid an ever-changing scenery that gets increasingly beautiful. That is the Cammino di San Francesco from Rimini to La Verna, the new addition to the St Francis Way. An exhilarating long-distance hike. Over the last few years, I’ve grown increasingly fond of slow travel, places off the beaten track, …
If you want to explore Italy off the beaten path, you’ll love these beautiful towns in Emilia Romagna. They’re indeed charming and well worth to spend a day. You’ll discover another, more authentic, side of Italy.
To many European travelers visiting northern Italy, Bergamo is just an airport, a gateway to other Italian cities. There are even tourists flying in and out the same day just for shopping. But there are plenty of things to do in Bergamo, a beautiful medieval town yet often underrated.
Deciding where to stay in Milan might be complicated and confusing. What’s the best accommodation in Milan for my needs? What’s the best area to stay in Milan? How do I find the right hotel in Milan for my budget?
As a local living in Milan, let me help you find the best place to stay in Milan for you with these handpicked unique hotels.
I love giving presents – spontaneously buying a little something that I see and makes me think of a person dear to me – but Christmas often makes me feel in distress. We all have plenty of stuff and often end up buying one more useless thing or adding up to the already long list of ordinary presents.
As an Italian, and knowing how all over the world people usually like everything made in Italy, I gathered a few ideas for Christmas presents with an Italian touch.
There are so many beautiful places to spend holidays in the Dolomites that choosing an area is a challenge. I’ve been to the Dolomites on several occasions, trying every time to discover new spots, and there are still many areas that I haven’t explored yet.
I can easily imagine the locals’ pride and joy when in December 2015 the Unesco named Parma Creative City of Gastronomy.
Most people know Parma because of its famous ham and Parmesan cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano), probably not even relating the word to a place. French literature buffs might have read Stendhal’s acclaimed novel The Charterhouse of Parma and opera lovers probably know that Verdi was born in a town some 40 km from Parma, but I suspect that the majority of foreigners have barely heard of the city, and have no idea of where to pin it on the map of Italy.