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Pesce d' aprile

April fools' Day - Rome, Italy

The day of “Pesce d’Aprile” (april fish) is April 1st. It’s not an official holiday, but everyone in Italy knows about it and organizes pranks to friends or family on this special day. The most common prank consists in drawing a funny fish on a piece of paper and stick it on someone’s back without he/she knows it, so…


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5 Reason to visit Rome in winter.

Rome, Italy - Rome, Italy

The reasons to visit Rome are many as the year of the city. We decided to give 5 reasons to visit Rome in the winter. They have been selected from a long list of reasons. Here is the list: 1. NOT SO MANY TOURISTS This will help you to spend more time inside the museums and not waiting in a long line like at Colosseum of the Vatican Museum.2.…


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Ostello Diffuso Ugento

Salento, Italy - Ugento , Italy

Live experiences and emotions in the OstelloSalento in Lecce, Gallipoli, UgentoThe new proposal for the territorial accommodation of the AI.G. (Italian Association for Youth Hotels) started in Lecce, Gallipoli and Ugento, in Salento, in Puglia, in the South of Italy.The project / itinerary that involves the Urban Oasis Hostel in Lecce, the Caesar…


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Rome

Caput Mundi - Rome, Italy

The heart of Italy, from ancient to modern times, has always been the city of Rome. Located in the region of Lazio, Rome's origins are traced by legend to Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars, the god of war. According to Roman mythology, the brothers disagreed over where to locate the new city. Each brother stood on one of Rome's seven hills, and…


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The Eternal City

The beauty of Rome - Rome, Italy

At some point in your life, you will find yourself in the Eternal City, because as the old adage goes: all roads lead to Rome! It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of places to visit since there are thousands of years of well-preserved history in this relatively small city, but that’s the beauty of Rome, because you can…


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City of masterpieces.

Florence, Tuscany - Italy - Florence, Italy

You could spend a week in Florence and still not see all of the masterpieces in the city, so between gelatos make sure to see the best! To start, walk to the defining feature of the skyline: Brunelleschi’s Dome at Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. This incredible feat of architecture, like most Florentine tourist attractions, is a product…


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Naples and the Amalfi Coast

A culinary tour - Naples, Italy

Naples and the Amalfi Coast. A culinary tour of the city and nearby seaside townsNaplesWelcome to Naples! A city that gets a bad rep but has so much to offer. Especially when we’re talking about food. To begin, start with Naples’ famous rum babà. It's a soft airy cake/pastry in the shape of a mushroom, soaked in a delicious rummy…


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Korea Week in the Eternal City

A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more - Rome, Italy

Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea Week in Rome, which is organised by the Korean institute and is in association with the Korean ambassador’s office. It will prove to be a fascinating insight into the lives of Koreans that call Rome their home. With events covering Korean food…


BEST HOSTELS

Selected World's Best Hostels

  • M&J Hostel
    M&J Hostel
    Rome, Italy

    M& J Place Hostel , opened in 1995, has the best location in Rome. It is a 2 minute walk from main Termini Station, Shuttle buses to/from airports, and is just walking distance…

  • Ring Hostel
    Ring Hostel
    Ischia, Italy

    This is THE place to enjoy the real Ischia vibe! Run by 3 Italian brothers, the Ring Hostel was established in 2002 and continues to be the only original hostel on the island.…

  • Ostello degli Elefanti
    Ostello degli Elefanti
    Catania, Italy

    Come join us at Catania's most central Hostel, Ostello degli Elefanti.Experience traditional Sicilian art, cuisine and culture with our centralized location for: Mt. Etna, the…

  • Hostel Brikette
    Hostel Brikette
    Positano, Italy

    The only Hostel in the stunning and exclusive Positano, Hostel Brikette provides a range of accommodation options at an affordable price. The Hostel has the following key…

  • Hostel Trustever
    Hostel Trustever
    Rome, Italy

    Hostel Trustever, you will find an informal and young atmosphere. The hostel has a mix of styles like vintage and modern. The hostel has a nice bar, restaurant, a big and coy…

  • Gogol'Ostello & Caftè Letterario
    Gogol'Ostello & Caftè Letterario
    Milan, Italy

    Now open in Milan Gogol'Ostello, the innovative formula designed hospitality tailored to the needs and wishes of 'new tourists'. We have 2 rooms with 6 beds, 1 room with 4 beds,…

  • Hostel of the Sun
    Hostel of the Sun
    Naples, Italy

    Open for more than ten years, Hostel of the Sun has long been a favourite with travellers in Naples. Thanks to our great location, incredibly warm atmosphere, spacious and…

  • Sunflower Beach Backpacker Hostel
    Sunflower Beach Backpacker Hostel
    Rimini, Italy

    Suggested by Lonely Planet, Lets Go , Rough Guide and The Guardian. No card necessary. It is located in the Center of Backpacker's area, on the Beach!!! The Sunflower Beach…

  • A casa di Amici Hostel
    A casa di Amici Hostel
    Palermo, Italy

    Have you chosen to come to Palermo but are unsure on what to do yet? Join us for the best welcome of the city!In a detached building in the heart of Palermo, Via Dante, 57, we…