Florence: City Guide

Florence: City Guide

Florence is a place that is synonymous with beauty. This living city still breathes deeply with the life of the Renaissance. It has a rich collection of Renaissance art and architecture spread throughout.  It is a must visit for art lovers, being the home of some of...
The Reign of Vesuvius

The Reign of Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is a volcanic mountain that lies in the Gulf of Naples and is part of the Campanian Volcanic arc. It is, however, the only one of these volcanoes to have erupted within recent history. Though often destructive, the most famous eruption is undoubtedly...
The Venice Carnival

The Venice Carnival

Venice is famous throughout the world for its beautiful canals and waterways, its incredible art collections, and its singular culture and gastronomy. An event that combines all the best elements of the city, however, is the completely unique festival of Carnival....
Venice: City Guide

Venice: City Guide

Venice first came about due to people fleeing barbarian sackings along the Adriatic Coast in the 5th-8th Centuries BC. Out of fear people transferred themselves to the swampy lagoon islands. The only way to live here was on wooden plinths stuck into the swampy...
Palermo: City Guide

Palermo: City Guide

Palermo, like much of Italy’s most important cities, dates back many thousands of years. In fact, the area has had settlers for over 27,000 years. That said, it was the Phoenicians who were the first to officially found a city here in the 8th Century BC. They...