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City of masterpieces.

Florence, Tuscany - Italy

You could spend a week in Florence and still not see all of the masterpieces in the city, so between gelatos make sure to see the best! To start, walk to the defining feature of the skyline: Brunelleschi’s Dome at Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. This incredible feat of architecture, like most Florentine tourist attractions, is a product…

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Naples and the Amalfi Coast

A culinary tour

Naples and the Amalfi Coast. A culinary tour of the city and nearby seaside townsNaplesWelcome to Naples! A city that gets a bad rep but has so much to offer. Especially when we’re talking about food. To begin, start with Naples’ famous rum babà. It's a soft airy cake/pastry in the shape of a mushroom, soaked in a delicious rummy…

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Korea Week in the Eternal City

A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more

Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea Week in Rome, which is organised by the Korean institute and is in association with the Korean ambassador’s office. It will prove to be a fascinating insight into the lives of Koreans that call Rome their home. With events covering Korean food…

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Autumn in Rome

Celebration of Cinematography

Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression thrives. This makes Rome the perfect place for the Autumnal Rome Film Festival.  This is the 11th Rome Film Festival and it runs from 13th to 23rd October primarily at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. This place has been the heart of this…

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8 things absolutely to see

FLORENCE ITALY

If you’ve only got a few days in Florence, you’ll want to pack in as many sights as you can. So once you’ve checked in at the hostel, dropped your bags off in the room and headed off into the city, what should you go and see?   SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE CATHEDRAL (AKA IL DUOMO) The world’s 4th largest cathedral.…

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2016 Gelato Festival

Travel Italy with taste

Try about 100 flavours of Italian-style ice cream, created for the 2016 Gelato Festival. You will find some of the best ice cream makers in the country, challenging for the title of the best Gelato. Every Festival venue will also include unique and original flavours. If you love traveling and gelato, why don’t you plan your trip around…

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Don't miss any part of Rome

Italy, inspiring and vibrant

In Rome, try to vary your experiences as you explore. Take your time and enjoy la dolce vita in a park or sidewalk café. The National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II was built to celebrate the success of the Risorgimento and achievement of Italian unity. It is immense: 135 meters long by 130 meters deep, and rears up to a height of 70…

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Venice, The City Above the Ocean

In Tasty Italy

1. See three major sights in one square Standing in the middle of the magnificent piazza San Marco is an experience in itself: Napoleon referred to it as the ‘drawing room of Europe’, apt today as, at times, it appears that much of Europe’s population is crammed into this great square. But it’s St Mark’s basilica…