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Exploring the House of Augustus in Rome

Between the Roman Forum and the Circus Maximus is the Palatine Hill, the part of Rome that was once so luxurious, it gave us the word “palace” in English (and “palazzo” in Italian). 

5 unusual sights in Naples

Alexandra Turney lives in Rome and works for Through Eternity Tours   1. L’Ospedale delle Bambole Fancy ceramic dolls and raggedy puppets alike end up in L’Ospedale delle...

Spotlight On Cattolica Eraclea

Western Sicily is a particularly interesting part of Sicily, especially as it relates to Montreal. The town of Cattolica Eraclea specifically counts about 18,000...

5 must-see masterpieces in the Vatican Museums

You could spend an entire week exploring the Vatican Museums, which contain a staggering 1,400 rooms and 65,000 paintings. Seeing everything in one visit is impossible, but these masterpieces are truly unmissable.

Going underground in Rome

Beneath the streets of Rome is another world. If you explored beneath the roads of the Aventine Hill, you would find yourself in a vast Roman quarry. Venture underground in other parts of the city and you’ll discover Roman houses, temples, sewers and rivers - some of the city’s best-kept secrets.

Rimini is ready and waiting

With its 15 kilometres of white-sand beaches and hundreds of bars, restaurants and nightclubs, the coastal city of Rimini is a favourite destination for...

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.

Savouring Boston s Little Italy

Situated between the high-rise financial district and the Inner Harbor, in a surface area now totalling slightly less than one-third of a square mile, lies Boston’s oldest residential and business district called “The North End”.

Bucchianico : a mix of faith and traditions in the heart...

Discover the beautiful traditions of the village of Bucchianico located in the Abruzzi region in central Italy. Learn about the local gastronomy, history and the best activities to do in the area.

Jewel of Istria

The bustle of Toronto is muted from this side of the lakeshore. Only the bickering seagulls disturb the ebb and flow of the waves coming ashore. Sailboats loll lazily on the horizon while a thick sfumato binds the lake and sky. I hug my knees to my chest, embracing the legs that have journeyed so far from home. The breeze carries with it the smell of algae and mussels, or is that my imagination knitting away a narrative of its own? An indescribable nostalgia rises to my throat and I have to close my eyes to see my Adriatic safe haven.

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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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A class of Italian schoolchildren recently made the news when they announced their intentions to buy the island of Budelli, in order to prevent it from becoming the property of rich investors. How can a group of children raise the millions of euros necessary to purchase an island? The answer is simple: crowdfunding. These children believe that if every child in Italy donates towards their crowdfunding project, it will be possible to buy the island and rename it “L’Isola dei Ragazzi”.

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