Italian Etiquette

Italian Etiquette

Italy is a country of many traditions and rituals, given its incredible cultural history. Much of this plays out in quite routine, quotidian activities. That said, it is important to be aware of Italian etiquette – the unwritten rules that dictate the execution...
Genoa: City Guide

Genoa: City Guide

Genoa City Guide Genoa or Genova in Italian is a busy port city located in the coastal region of northwest Italy called Liguria. This area is nestled between the ocean and the sea along the Italian Riveria. It is the 6th largest city in the country. Perhaps an...
Turin: City Guide

Turin: City Guide

Italians know the Turin as a city of great cultural importance. This Turin city guide is the perfect way to discover all its wonders, even though the city itself is not as famous internationally as others on the peninsula. Not only was this the first capital of a...
Puglia for Families

Puglia for Families

Puglia for Families:  White Sandy Beaches, Crystal Blue Waters and No Frills Cuisine Provide the Perfect Family Getaway Puglia is a great region in Italy to travel with children as a result of its laid back attitude, rich culture and beautiful coastline. These...
A Beginner’s Guide to Aperitivo

A Beginner’s Guide to Aperitivo

Aperitivo in Italy is nothing short of a social ritual so ingrained into the average routine for half the year that it almost isn’t even a question anymore. After work you grab an aperitivo. Be it with colleagues, friends, siblings, parents, it doesn’t...