The city of Catania is located at the foot of Mount Etna on the east coast of the Island of Sicily. Catania has been awarded UNSECO status due to it rich history, culture, and architecture with some of the best Baroque architectural sites in all of Italy. Let’s explore some of the best things to…

Filmed on a home video camera, Paranormal Activity only had a budget of only $15,000. Despite this, it earned over $193 million internationally, making it one of the most profitable movies ever. How did it make so much? People obsess over anything supernatural, especially hauntings. If that’s the case for you, here are five of…

Traveling to any city, you’re bound to make some mistakes. These could be anywhere from small errors to culture offending transgressions (although hopefully not). In Italy, you aren’t likely to make any mistakes that would cause a mass uproar, but there are a lot of small things that might earn you few looks or make…

When you would rather get to know Venice Italy in-depth rather than just over drinks, skip the regular tourist options and find a good ecotourism company. Not only will this let you experience this great city on a more personal level, it will also help protect a culture and environment overtaxed by tourists. With a…

Imagine what 4.2 million pairs of feet could do to an ancient city in a year. Not only is Rome one of the most breathtaking cities in the world, it’s also one of the most fragile and most densely visited. Think of the Colosseum, or the Pantheon – each built within the first 2 centuries…

Located in the region of Basilicata in southern Italy, Matera is the capital of the province with the same name. It is situated near the Gravina River in a small valley and is directly bordered by Apulia to the north and east, Campania to the west and Calabria to the south. Matera is well-known for…

Part of visiting any foreign country is immersing yourself in its beliefs. While the typical tourist traps are popular for a reason, don’t overlook visiting religious sites. However, you must dress conservatively and with respect for the particular religion of the site you are visiting. Each religious site you will visit has its own rules…

When in Rome, do as the Romans do- which is dining outside to enjoy the spectacular views and ambiance of Rome. From the awe-inspiring Colosseum to a smattering of forum ruins that dot the landscape, Rome has far too many amazing sites to waste sitting inside for a meal. Aroma Restaurant, Palazzo Manfredi Aroma restaurant…

If it is your first time visiting Rome, you may be surprised to find out that summers in Rome can be stifling hot! One great way to cool off in Rome is to visit one of the many breathtaking pools in the area. Belle Arti This pool is in a location that you may not…

Beaches in Italy are among some of the most beautiful in Europe, with unique natural features. However, if there is a downside to hitting the beach, it is the fact that beaches here are often crowded. Here are some of the top “hidden” options that travelers will want to consider! Spiaggia di Sansone, Tuscany  A…