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Italy – Hidden Secrets

Published on August 27, 2013 By victoria.james

Italy seems to have everything. It’s modern – think Fiat and Olivetti. It’s a leader in world fashion yet also is very traditional. Italy has many hidden secrets. You want to discover? It is almost impossible to be disappointed by Italy.  So… check out the Italian articles below and plan your trip to Italy. There […]

Top 10 Best World Food Markets to Visit

Published on September 20, 2010 By Luis R. Hernandez

Here are some of the best World Markets to visit: San Francisco | Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market– Waterfront location.  80 Bay Area purveyors on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.  1 Ferry Bldg., The Embarcadero; 415/983-8030; www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com London | Borough Market – Stalls, pubs, shops, and small restaurants. Come early on Thursday or Friday and avoid the […]

Hot New Places to Visit

Published on July 19, 2010 By Lauren D. Collins

There are a number of new places popping up around the world that are quickly becoming travel hot spots. Jose Ignacio, Uruguay for example.  This is a tiny beach pueblo on the southern coast of Uruguay.  This just may become the next Punta del Este. What about Trieste, Italy – Many Italia aficionados have been […]

Romantic getaway in Tuscany

Published on August 26, 2009 By emamarro

San Gimignano is probably the most popular medieval town in Italy,perfect place for a romantic getaway in one of the best areas of Tuscany.This charming hotel in Tuscany, L’Antico Pozzo, enjoys a strategic position in town being located in the heart of San Gimignano,in the historical central street San Matteo ,few steps from the People’s […]

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy – Try a Hike

Published on June 16, 2008 By travelexpert

Thinking of the Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana) in Southern Italy evokes many images of romance … seaside activities and sunny beaches. But there are other aspects of visiting this beautiful region of Italy. Small resort towns of Positano and Amalfi have much to offer, including culture, shopping, boating, fine dining, and 5 star hotels. But, […]

Italy’s folk dance: the Tarantella

Published on April 19, 2008 By travelexpert

Italy ‘s lively and graceful folk dance, the Tarantella, grew out of tarantism – the hysteria that appeared in 15th – 17th century Italy, and was prevalent in Galatina in Southern Italy. Alleged victims of the tarantula spider’s bite could supposedly cure themselves through frenzied dancing, which sweated out the poison. The dance is characterized […]