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The Turtle Fountain

The Fontana delle Tartarughe (The Turtle Fountain) is a fountain of the late Italian Renaissance, located in Piazza Mattei, in the Sant'Angelo district of...

La Festa dei Ceri in Gubbio medieval town

Gubbio is home to the Corsa dei Ceri, a run held every year always on the 15th day of May, in which three teams, devoted...

Roman Carnival

The History The Roman Carnival is an ancient tradition whose origins date back to the Middle Ages. It is one of the most famous and popular...

The Central Food Market in Livorno

A beautiful, imposing building, Livorno’s covered market, inaugurated in 1894, was designed by the architect Angelo Badaloni, then chief architect for the Livorno City...

The House of Cinema in Rome

Inside the historical Casina delle Rose, one of the most beautiful areas of Villa Borghese, the building of the Casa del Cinema (House of Cinema) ,...

St Nicholas Church in the Lesser Town of Prague

The Church of St Nicholas, the most famous Baroque church in Prague, stands along with the former Jesuit college in the centre of the...

Settembrini Café and Library in Rome

Settembrini is a figure of the Italian Risorgimento. A character in The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann. Settembrini is Café, bistro, deli, wine cellar. The...

Lateran Baptistery in Rome

San Giovanni in Fonte (also known as the Lateran Baptistery) is an early Christian baptistery located next to St. John Lateran and the Lateran...

Feltrinelli & IBS book stores in Rome

Feltrinelli International A big Daddy of books in languages other than Italian. If you’re looking to stock up on the latest titles from around the...

Falerone medieval village

The Roman centre of Falerio rises up in the Tenna Valley,  on the left hand side of the river in a territorial district  that...

I Primi d’Italia (The First Courses of Italy)

I Primi d'Italia (The First Courses of Italy) is the first and only National Festival of First Courses. Pasta, rice, soups, gnocchi, polenta are the protagonists...

Street Artists in Rome

In this gallery: painters in square Piazza Navona street musicians Spanish Steps street painters street artists perform during the Carnival celebrations in Piazza Navona...

Norcia medieval town

Norcia: the heart, tradition and taste of Umbria Norcia was founded by the Sabines, set against the Sibylline Mountains. According to historians the area was inhabited right from...

Ostia antica

Tradition says that Ostia was founded by Ancus Marcius, the 4th king of Rome, who lived during the second half of the 7th century...

Everyday scenes and people in Rome, snapshots… (Part one)

Walking around Rome. Some snapshots of everyday life in Rome. People and viewpoints of the city's places.

Prague views

Prague’s views are breathtaking 365 days a year. Although the Czech capital is nicknamed “the city of a hundred spires”, in fact it is decorated with nearly a thousand...
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Sermoneta medieval village and its castle

Sermoneta is a hill town and in the province of Latina in central Italy. Sermoneta's fortune dates back to the end of the 13th century when the...

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Event: Herbaria, exhibition of organic products in Fiastra Abbey. Marche region, Italy. Date: 24 - 27 May 2012. The name Herbaria stands for top quality and...