Month: March 2012

“Skim World: a mushroom in the meadow” – a street art exhibition in Prato

Until 11th April 2012, at the venue of Confartigianato Imprese in the city of Prato (viale Montegrappa, 138), visitors will have the chance to marvel at some of the masterpieces of a genius, a street artist called SKIM.

An extraordinary side of art that used to be only on the city walls, but now it will be under everyone’s eyes thanks to the artist’s use of different techniques and styles.

SKIM is a graphic designer, a painter, a graffiti artist,

Venice – The City of Bridges

Venice, Italy isn’t called the City of Bridges for nothing. Aside from offering a romantic setting to couples, the city is also famous for its breath-taking and beautiful bridges. If you are in Venice, make sure you don’t miss the chance to explore the city’s bridges, as well as the usual attractions – that is, after you check yourself into a hotel. Or if you prefer to feel like a Venetian resident during your trip, you can stay in one of the many Venice apartments available four tourists.

Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs)

This bridge is probably one of the most famous – if not the most famous – bridges in Venice.
Built in 1602, this famous landmark is made of white limestone. Passing through Rio di Palazzo, Ponte dei Sospiri connects the city’s old prison with its interrogation rooms. The bridge is said to be called the Bridge

Easter in Florence is “Scoppio del Carro” – “Burst of the Cart”

Easter is coming and this year it will be on Sunday 8th April 2012. Whoever will visit Florence this Easter, don’t miss the fabulous, traditional event called Scoppio del Carro, which every year is celebrated by the whole city.

The Burst of the Cart is an old Florentine tradition and one of the most striking and exciting historical and religious events in Tuscany.

Usually, such an event takes place on Easter Sunday morning, this year 8th April. In the city centre, two oxen will go along the streets dragging the so-called

Milan Marathon 2012…everybody is gonna start running

On Sunday 25th March 2012, the new edition of Milan MarathonStramilano!

Once again, Milan, the capital of fashion, wants to pay homage to open-air sporting events, solidarity, reflection and fun, and hosts this spectacular event gathering every year thousand visitors.

Stramilano International – Half marathon, is one of the fastest and most famous urban routes in the world. It is 21,097 km long and the whole route

Expo Pisa 2012, the trade fair of Tuscan handmade products

From 23rd March to 1st April 2012, the 24th edition of Expo Pisa will be held in the city of Pisa, Tuscany.

This important fair in Pisa every year wants to show the best of Tuscan handmade and manufacturing products, and thousands visitors come from every corner of Italy.

Promoted by Confesercenti Pisa and sponsored by Regione Toscana, Provincia di Pisa, Comune di Pisa and Camera di Commercio, the fair will take place at the exhibition center