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Exploring The Amalfi Coast with Rick Steve’s

Exploring The Amalfi Coast Rick Steve’s * The Amalfi Coast (Italian: Costiera Amalfitana) is a stretch of coastline on the northern coast of the Salerno Gulf on the Tyrrhenian Sea, located in the Province of Salerno of southern Italy.   The Amalfi Coast is a popular tourist destination for the region and Italy as a whole, attracting thousands of tourists annually. In 1997, the Amalfi […]

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Carnival in Venice – Martedi Grosso – Fat Tuesday

Carnival in Venice  Martedi Grosso – Fat Tuesday *   The word carnival comes from the Latin “carnem levare” (eliminate meat) as it originally indicated the banquet that was held on the last day of Carnival (Mardi Gras), immediately before the period of fasting and abstinence of Lent.  Carnival is a festival that is celebrated in countries […]

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Sicilian Seafood Market – Ancient and Very Interesting

Sicilian Seafood Market Ancient and Very Interesting * The best way to understand the importance of seafood on the Sicilian table is to visit the fish market in Catania, which is as old as the ancient city itself.   I watched The Sicilian Fish Market come to life one morning as workers unloaded their catches […]

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Spectacular Aerial View of ITALY

~ ITALY ~ Riding gondolas, sharing a glass of Italian wine, sampling pizzas and gelato, gawking at old bell-towers or relaxing on beaches is part of the Italian tourist’s fair. Take a look at Italy from the viewpoint of an unmanned camera drone, delivering some of the most stunning footage of Italia. Visiting Italy means, […]

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Gregory Peck & Audrey Hepburn “Roman Holiday”

Roman Holiday “I don’t know how to say Goodbye” Audrey Hepburn / Gregory Peck * In 1999, Roman Holiday was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”. Roman Holiday Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn View this Memorable clip “I Don’t Know How to Say Goodbye” on […]

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Calabria – Wonderful Video

Calabria   * Calabria – The majority of immigrants that left Italy back in the day came from the south of Italy. Marche, Puglia, Abruzzi, Sicily, Campania, Basilicata and…. Calabria   Calabria – I have a special connection with Calabria. My Father’s parents both emigrated here from the little town of Maida. Actually this is […]

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10 Interesting Facts about Italy – Fascinating

Ten Interesting Facts about Italy   We have compiled 10 Very Interesting Facts about Italy. Take a minute and Enjoy the List. Comment if you would like to add to the list…   Hope you enjoy the 10 Facts that Follow go to the Next Page to open the list NEXT PAGE  

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Umbria

Umbria – Umbria is a region of historic and modern central Italy. It is the only Italian region having neither a coastline nor a border with other countries. It includes the Lake Trasimeno, Cascata delle Marmore, and is crossed by the River Tiber. The regional capital is Perugia. Umbria is known for its landscapes, traditions, […]

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Siena and Assisi – Burt Wolfe Presentation

Siena and Assisi Burt Wolfe Presentation * Siena in English (sometimes spelled Sienna) is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena.     The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, with […]

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Fiorenza – Walking Tour of Florence, Italy

 Florence / Fiorenza  Walking Tour * This is a short but informative video about Florence.   It focuses on some of the main sights to see.   Hope you enjoy it. * Video on the NEXT PAGE

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