Ilparadisoterrestre: the most picturesque places of Sicily
“Italy without Sicily leaves in its soul only a vague image. Only here is the key to the whole, ”Goethe wrote about Sicily in his Italian Travel Journey. Charming bays…

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Naples - the birthplace of Italian gastronomy
In the southwestern part of Italy, perhaps the most diverse region of the country is located - Campania. Its diversity is manifested both in the natural landscape - mountain ranges…

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The unique gastronomy of Sardinia and gastrotourism
Sardinia is one of the two largest Italian islands, which is located west of mainland Italy, in the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Unlike its closest neighbor, the French island…

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traditions

Rome – history and sights of the city

The city of Rome, the capital of Italy and the administrative center of the provinces of Rome and Lazio, is located on the Tiber River, 28 km from its confluence with the sea.

The population is about 2.8 million people. The city has metro and airports – the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport and the smaller Ciampino Airport. Economic and industrial priorities are the chemical, printing, furniture, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as applied art and the film industry.

One of the city’s largest tourist attractions is the “State in the City,” the Vatican. Continue reading

Venice Carnival

For two weeks before Lent, Venice, which already attracts romantics from around the world all year round, is filled with bright masks, carnival costumes, music and laughter. Probably everyone has heard of the Venice Carnival, and more than half a million connoisseurs of the magical atmosphere of a medieval holiday come to admire this miracle every year.

A bit of history
Very soon, the Venice Carnival will celebrate its millennium anniversary, although the tradition of hiding faces at the festival appeared in ancient times. This helped aristocrats and commoners have fun together, forgetting about prejudice. By the 18th century, the carnival had become what we used to see it now – lush, rich, full of mysterious traditions and symbolism. Continue reading

Why a smartphone can not replace a professional camcorder while traveling?
Many travelers refuse to use professional photo and video equipment while traveling in favor of smartphones. The cameras of modern phones are really capable of many things (including high-quality shooting).…

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Black sand, a smoking volcano and other reasons to fly to Tenerife this summer
Tenerife is the largest and most amazing of the islands of the Canary Archipelago. Located in the Atlantic Ocean near the African coast, it combines exotic nature, warm climate, as…

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Diving
The magical power of the underwater world lies in the universality of its environment: there is a difference from the situation on the ground and in the air, under water…

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Ethnic tourism
Nostalgic or ethnic tour (nostalgic tour), another wonderful exotic type of vacation. During such trips, tourists study a certain ethnic group of the population, study their life, cultural features, everyday…

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