How to Celebrate Carnevale in Rome

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When you are talking about a good city to spend the Carnival season in, Rome probably isn’t the first one off your lips. Why should it be when cities like Rio de Janeiro and nearby Venice host the season’s main attractions. But though Rome may not put on its party mask with the same fervour as Keep reading this post...

8 Easy Travel Tips for Italy

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Before making your trip to Italy, there are a few things you should know. Not because Italy is such a large country, but because its rich diversity and culture can cause travellers to feel in over their heads. 8 of the best travel tips for Italy Be prepared for public transportation. Or, if you’re driving, Keep reading this post...

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Prosciutto

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Prosciutto is one of the world’s favourite and best-known Italian foods. The history of this cured ham stretches back to pre-Roman times. In northern Italy, in San Daniele, it was the Celtic people who first began curing meat with salt, and in Parma it was the peasants. The traditional process of curing is still practiced Keep reading this post...

Best Enotecas in Rome – Wine Bars in Rome

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For the quintessential Roman experience, look no further than the enoteca. Part bar, part restaurant (a wine bar with food if you like), the formula of the modern enoteca is quite simple: choose from a wide selection of wines (which the Italians do extremely well) and delectable food (which, if you haven’t heard, the Italians Keep reading this post...