Month: December 2010

Hurry up, let’s go to the city! New Year’s coming!

After waiting for presents on Christmas Eve, Christmas lunches and dinners here it comes the end of year 2010 and everyone wants to start in a good mood, in a way or another.

Every year, lots of traditions are performed in Italy to ensure a happy and lucky new year: wearing red underwear, Ancient Romans’ symbol of blood and war used to exorcize fears, eating lentils, grapes or pomegranate to assure money as much as the number of grains you are able to eat, and, of course, shooting fireworks, originally coming from Ancient China where they used to shoot them to fear evil.

In recent years, besides private

Teotihuacan: the City of Gods on display in Rome

Even in Christmas time, art and history are on display in Rome, with a special exhibition dedicated to the mysteries of Mexico.

From last November, 9th to February, 27th 2011, you will have the opportunity to marvel at “Mexico. Teotihuacan. La Città degli Dei” (“Mexico. Teotihuacan. City of Gods”), an exhibition dedicated to the pre-Columbian civilization of Teotihuacan (2nd – 7th centuries A.D).

The exhibition is taking place at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome and for the very first time presents visitors the history, truth, art and culture

A Very Special Christmas in Liguria: Events, Nativity Scenes, Colored Lights…

The Region of Liguria still keeps on wondering: not only in summertime with its wonderful beaches and deep blue sea, but also in the coldest season of the year, it welcomes visitors with thousands colored lights and many Christmas events.

Yes, because spending your Christmas Holidays in Liguria has no price, both in a big city like Genoa or in a little seaside village like Manarola, in Cinque Terre.

Personally speaking, I come from Liguria and I’m a crazy fan of focaccia and pesto, and every year for me it’s a great pleasure to taste the typical Christmas cakes Pandoro e Panettone while marveling at the breathless scenery of the winter sea. Because Ligurian people can’t do without it! No, I’m not talking about focaccia, but sea!

And just for this reason, we also organize an original and

In Winter, Tuscany is even more beautiful. Spend your holidays at Residence Borgo al Cerro

Tuscany is an amazing region all the year round and thousands visitors go there for enjoy the beautiful landscape, its green rolling hills, the delicious food and wines.

By the way, not many people know that in Wintertime, Tuscany becomes even more beautiful and charming, offering breathless views of large fields covered with snow and ancient streets colored by Christmas lights.

This winter, it would be original and different spending some time in the charming region of Tuscany, near Siena, a town where history comes to life. Here, visitors will have the chance to discover the ancient buildings and large squares,

Turin Natal Espo, a Christmas Trade Fair and all the Best Of Christmas in Turin

It started snowing all over Italy but you don’t feel Christmas atmosphere yet?

Are you overloaded with work and you haven’t a minute to buy Christmas presents or something to decorate your home in a new and original way?

Or maybe you have already been set on Christmas Eve for weeks and you just can’t get enough of bows, colored lights and boxes?

For each of you there’s a good reason to visit Turin Christmas’ Trade Fair, Natal Espo, putting on show the best of Christmas 2010 until December, 20th. Located into Lingotto Fiere quarter, Natal Espo yearly offers every kind of Christmas’ good, like handcrafted objects,