Modica – a city of two cities

The city of Modica is not the first choice and even ignored by many seasoned travellers when it comes to a holiday in Sicily, however that is one of the most common mistakes a traveller can make. Give this beautiful city a chance and you’ll understand why Modica should not be only on your day-tripContinue reading “Modica – a city of two cities”

Bologna – the city of arcades

Bologna – the university capital of Italy, the city that is home to the first medical university in the Western world, the city that is synonymous with architecture, art, music, creativity, history and culture, the city that is famous as the gastronomic capital of Italy and housed in the most renowned gastronomic region of ItalyContinue reading “Bologna – the city of arcades”

Bologna – the city for foodies and the city of towers!

Bologna – the university capital of Italy, the city that is home to the first medical university in the Western world, the city that is synonymous with architecture, art, music, creativity, history and culture, the city that is famous as the gastronomic capital of Italy and housed in the most renowned gastronomic region of ItalyContinue reading “Bologna – the city for foodies and the city of towers!”

Stilo – the city of the Sun

While I’ve visited a few borghi in Italy, the borgo of Stilo is one of my favourites. You may wonder, “Well, what is a borgo/borghi in the first place, and secondly, where on earth is Stilo?!” So, I’ll first address that, before diving into what makes Stilo unique and beautiful. A borgo: A borgo isContinue reading “Stilo – the city of the Sun”

Catania and Mt. Etna

The 2nd largest city of Sicily, blessed with the views of the volcanic Mt. Etna on one side and the Ionian sea offering beaches on the other; and having an airport that facilitates air traffic from almost all of Europe’s major cities – does one need more reasons to visit Catania?! From the first sightContinue reading “Catania and Mt. Etna”

Upcoming Events in Italy – Food and Beverages

Vinitaly, Verona – Wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts cannot miss this international wine and spirits exhibition which hosts wine tasting, workshops and conferences on made in Italy products. EuroChocolate Show, Perugia – a world famous chocolate festival that cannot be missed by chocolate lovers! Chocomodica, Modica – who doesn’t love chocolate?! And who doesn’t love aContinue reading “Upcoming Events in Italy – Food and Beverages”

Upcoming Events in Italy – Art and Cultutre

Culture: Sant’Orso Fair, Aosta – the 1000 year old woodcarving and handicrafts fair, accompanied by food, wine, and musicOfficial website – http://www.fieradisantorso.it/#null Palio di Siena, Siena – a notable horse racing competition, dating back to 1701 Carnevale, Venice – the renowned carnival needs no introduction! Carnevale, Oristano and the rest of Sardinia – the carnivalContinue reading “Upcoming Events in Italy – Art and Cultutre”

Upcoming Events in Italy – Fashion, Lifestyle and Luxury

Fashion Milan Fashion Week, Milan – this one needs no introduction to fashionistas or even the common man. Milan Bridal Week, Milan – festival for bridal and formal wear Cosmoprof, Bologna – the leading event for beauty and cosmetics Vicenzaoro, Vicenza – leading event for gold and jewellery in Europe Vintage Car and Motorcycle MotorContinue reading “Upcoming Events in Italy – Fashion, Lifestyle and Luxury”