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Rome

The legend - Rome, Italy

Rome is the capital city of Italy. It’s the fourth most populous city in Europe.Rome’s history dates the founding of Rome around 753 BC, and according to the myth, the origin of the name Roma comes from the city founder and first king, Romulus. The legend of Romulus and Remus tells us about two twins whose a she-wolf had taken care…


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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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