Category: Discover Italy

Discover Italy and its best resort for holidays

Gastronomy of the italian “riviera”

riviera ligureThe Riviera sun and the hilly terrain produce some real masterpieces of both taste and fragrance.

Have you ever tried the dry and delicate Rossese of Dolceacqua, which is a DOC wine with a slightly ruby red colour that goes well with all the dishes? You definitely have to taste it.

Events in Turin during summer

Turin during summer is lovely: lots of light, monuments open and several music festivals. One in particular is the most excited one, the so-called MTV Days.

For 3-4 days the city is all around the center, especially to Piazza Castello, where there is a stage hosting the several singers who will perform during the show.

They are especially young singers, especially the one most loved by teenagers, who can’t wait to meet them, take a picture with them and maybe have the chance to have an autograph.

Il Barone, a great restaurant in Florence

il baroneOnce you are in Florence, if during the tour you happen to be near the Porta Romana area, go to eat either lunch or dinner at the restaurant called “Il Barone”.

The food, which is typically Tuscan, is fresh and delicious, and the chef always wants to spoil his guests, impressing him with some great decorations, especially on desserts.

If you are in hurry during lunch time and are looking for a cheap and quick place, this is the right spot for you: the service is very good, waiters are fast and you can simply order a place of vegetables for just 3 euros. For the same price you can also order the so-called ribollita, the very famous Tuscan soup made by vegetables, such as cannellini beans, zucchini, potatoes, olive oil and stale bread.

What tourists have to know before coming to Italy-part 2

Here there is the second part of the article which has to become your travel Bible to be used before coming to Italy, in order to be ready. Read it, learn it, then come to visit me and we will have a total blast, believe me!

6. You always need to carry your I.D. card with you, even if you go to supermarket. If you buy alcoholics, and they think you look too young, they ask you for the I.D. Passport is fine, if it is the only document you have. If you can’t show any I.D.’s, you would not be able to buy them.

7. If you have a student card (both national and international), show it every time you go to the movies or to museums! At movies, you can get 2 euros off or pay only 3.50 euros for one ticket. As far it concerns the museums, the discount depends according to the place: sometimes it can be only 0.50 cents off, sometimes 1.50 euros or more.