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Spaghetti alla puttanesca: a guilty pleasure

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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The Spaghetti alla Puttanesca has a saucy history, almost as rich as the recipe in front of you. The dish’s scandalous name gives life to many legends.

Many are in fact the theories about the origin of pasta alla puttanesca: according to some, the dish was invented in the early twentieth century in some brothels in Naples as a “refreshment” for guests returning from “the labours of love”, while for others this would be the dish that just women who worked in the brothels ate at dawn to recover from the stressful night.… Read the rest

Sustainable Christmas markets in South Tyrol

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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Christmas markets in green South Tyrol: the climate is still mild in December, and  the snow begins to whiten these beautiful landscapes. In any case, already now the magical atmosphere of the Christmas Markets reigns. It is a fantastic place of elves, fairies and children.Read the rest

The Tuscan wine roads

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Tourists come from all over the world to enjoy the Tuscan wine roads. Can you imagine that there are 14 as a whole? Let’s discover them!

1. Strada del Vino dei Colli di Candi e di Lunigiana (The wine road of the Candi and Lunigiana hills)

Our trip starts in Pontremoli, going to Fosdinovo and to the famous Castello di Malaspina.… Read the rest

Love 2014: New Year’s Eve in Venice

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

venezia-love-capodannoJoining  Venice for Love in 2014 event means  to wish for yourself a Year of Love !
This year the New Year Venetian will again throbbing hearts in one of the most important nights of the year dedicated to love.… Read the rest

Misano Adriatico for beach lovers and F1 aficionados

Friday, November 28th, 2014

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Misano Adriatico has  its roots in the fertile Roman period. The name derived from that of various gens who moved  to live in the countryside of Rimini. In the 3rd century. B.C. in the territory of Misano came in fact “Gens Mesia”, thanks to “Ariminensis ager”,  the number of lands and possessions of Rimini that the Empire lavished to war veterans or to the nobles of Roman society for special merits.… Read the rest

Sand and sea for your happy Christmas in Rimini

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

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For the Riviera of Rimini has always been a goal to be original and fun! have a look and enjoy spending  your Christmas holidays and the New Year’s Eve  with many funny Rimini’s winter events on the coast, which  is varied and caters for all tastes.… Read the rest

A winter dream called Aosta and its valley

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Aosta Valley is the smallest region in Italy; in its northwest, it is located between France and Switzerland.

The capital of the Valle d’Aosta region , has more than thirty-four thousand inhabitants. It is located in a large basin of Baltea tributary of the latter, the Buthier.The valley is surrounded by the mountains of  Punta Chaligne , Becca Viou and Emilius.… Read the rest

Imola and its marvellous spirit

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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Imola and its surrounding places are little known and little affected by the large flow of tourists, yet offer a unique scenario of art and culture.
D
espite officially belong to the province of Bologna, Imola considers itself as belonging to Romagna in all respects.Read the rest

The secrets of Ravenna

Monday, October 20th, 2014

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Ravenna one of the candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture for the year 2019, is a town that has so much history and so much art to be discovered, as it is a city that reveals its secrets gradually.Read the rest

Riccione: very modern beach resorts in Romagna

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

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Riccione and its beach: in summertime it shows a perfect organization and an impeccable professionalism of its staff which are renowned for one of the cities of the Riviera‘s most famous in the world for its warm welcome.… Read the rest

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