Spectacular Umbria

Rich with rolling verdant hills, imposing mountains and serene lakes, Umbria’s countryside does not disappoint. Neither does its long history, picturesque towns, culinary delights or traditional festivals. 

Welcome to San Marino

Small but proud By Nora Fahmi Majestic fortresses, dramatic cliffs, quaint cobblestone streets, lush forests … An abundance of beauty and charm is what makes...

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Lo sapevate che l'albero di Natale più grande al mondo si trova in Italia? Ci troviamo a Gubbio, sul monte Ingino per la precisione, dove...

Matera – The reawakening of the Sassi

In the heart of the Basilicata region lies an ancient city that has managed to overcome decades of neglect. It is called Matera, a city that’s home to the Sassi (a series of cave-dwellings that have been inhabited for over 8,000 years). In 2019, Matera, along with Plovdiv in Bulgaria, will share the title of European Capital of Culture.  


Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree – Small town of Gubbio...

Trees grow and change with time, but a particular Christmas tree in Gubbio has remained largely the same while the tourism industry around it has done the growing. 

Christmas in Aosta Valley

Written by Eve Aaron Christmas is a big deal throughout Italy, and the region of Aosta Valley provides the perfect backdrop for a magical and...

Aosta Valley – An adventure paradise

An adventure paradise (IT) Snuggled between Switzerland and France, in Italy’s Northwest, the Aosta Valley is a region that could very well be the setting...

The top 6 fountains of Rome

When temperatures soar during the Roman summer, it’s always a relief to know that you’re never far from fountains. Rome is full of them. Marble gods, mythical creatures and animals clamber above the spouts of some of Rome’s most elaborate fountains, while locals stop for a drink at the humble nasoni that are dotted around the centre.

Napoleon’s 300 day reign lives on in Elba

by Nora Fahmi photo by Roberto Ridi VisitElba The Tuscan island of Elba is well known for its glorious beaches and striking landscapes, but less widely known is...

The Tuscan coastline’s a dream

Under, over or next to the water (IT,FR) by Eva Stelzer Central Italy’s Tuscany attracts locals and travelers thanks to all it has to offer –...

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Lazio needs more love. While the neighbouring region of Tuscany has always been popular with tourists, visitors tend to fly in and out of Rome without exploring the rest of the region. It’s a pity, as Lazio has so much to offer, from magnificent Roman ruins to sandy white beaches.

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Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English

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Kristine Centis Jorge

Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese

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