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Food Tours

Food Tours (Rome): since many travelers are in Rome and elsewhere to Italy to savor the country’s cuisine, there are now tours that let visitors conduct food tastings and learn more about the country’s various delicacies. Such tour groups include: www.eatingitalyfoodtours.com; www.parlafood.com; www.foodtoursofrome.com; www.deliciousitaly.com; http://flavorofitaly.com

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Cinecittà

  Cinecittà (Rome) –– known as The Dream Factory, Cinecittà film studios offer us a fantastic journey through the history of filmography. Located just 9 km from the center of Rome, it is the most important European film industry: a wonderland of 400 thousand square meters in more than seventy years has seen the birth […]

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Cefalù

  Cefalù (beach)(Sicily) – this golden sand beach is an hour east of Palermo (on the island’s north central coast) – reachable via car (or bus) via Autostrada A19, or via Regional Veloce or Intercity train ride from Palermo (50 minutes). Cefalù is reputed to have one of the most beautiful in Sicily. Some areas […]

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Carnaval de Venecia

  Carnival of Venice — established by the local oligarchy to offer the public a time for entertainment, its dominant feature was the masquerade – a moment to break social barriers. These days, the Carnival of Venice is a tourist-friendly folk festival filled with history, atmosphere and masks. During the two weeks of Carnival in […]

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Bioparco

Bioparco (Piazzale del Giardino Zoologico 1, Rome) – this is Rome’s zoo, located in Villa Borghese Park towards the northern part of the city. Opened in 1911, this is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It currently houses over 1,000 animals from over 200 species. There is also a playground and petting zoo for […]

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Alcatraz

Alcatraz (Via Valtellina 25, Milan) – this 3,000 sq. foot venue is sometimes a concert hall, and other times a large disco. Alcatraz books a range of events – from heavy metal rock shows, to pop music concerts (such as One Republic, Bush, Nelly Furtado, Selena Gomez, Lana del Rey etc.). Milan Fashion Week also […]