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  • Photo of Korea Week in the Eternal City, Rome

    11.18.2016

    Korea Week in the Eternal City
    A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more

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    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 an...

  • Photo of Autumn in Rome, Rome

    09.29.2016

    Autumn in Rome
    Celebration of Cinematography

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    Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression thrives. This makes Rome the perfect place for the Autumnal Rome Film Festival.  This is the 11th Rome Film Festival and it runs from 13th to 23rd October primarily at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. This place has been the heart of this...

  • Photo of 8 things absolutely to see, Florence

    06.20.2016

    8 things absolutely to see
    FLORENCE ITALY

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    If you’ve only got a few days in Florence, you’ll want to pack in as many sights as you can. So once you’ve checked in at the hostel, dropped your bags off in the room and headed off into the city, what should you go and see?   SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE CATHEDRAL (AKA IL DUOMO) The world’s 4th largest cathedral. Construc...

  • Photo of 2016 Gelato Festival, Rome

    05.08.2016

    2016 Gelato Festival
    Travel Italy with taste

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    Try about 100 flavours of Italian-style ice cream, created for the 2016 Gelato Festival. You will find some of the best ice cream makers in the country, challenging for the title of the best Gelato. Every Festival venue will also include unique and original flavours. If you love traveling and gelato, why don’t you plan your trip around It...

  • Photo of Don't miss any part of Rome, Rome

    04.28.2016

    Don't miss any part of Rome
    Italy, inspiring and vibrant

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    In Rome, try to vary your experiences as you explore. Take your time and enjoy la dolce vita in a park or sidewalk café. The National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II was built to celebrate the success of the Risorgimento and achievement of Italian unity. It is immense: 135 meters long by 130 meters deep, and rears up to a height of 70 mete...

  • Photo of Venice, The City Above the Ocean , Venice

    03.12.2016

    Venice, The City Above the Ocean
    In Tasty Italy

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    1. See three major sights in one square Standing in the middle of the magnificent piazza San Marco is an experience in itself: Napoleon referred to it as the ‘drawing room of Europe’, apt today as, at times, it appears that much of Europe’s population is crammed into this great square. But it’s St Mark’s basilica (Bas...

  • Photo of Ostello degli Elefanti, Catania

    03.01.2016

    Ostello degli Elefanti
    Catania, Italy

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    Hostel Name: Ostello degli ElefantiCity: CataniaCountry: ItalyYour Name: Marcello RannoA Brief Description of your hostelOur hostel is located in a beautiful XVII century building situated in the vibrant heart of Catania. From every room and terrace you can almost touch the city's most important monuments and our fascinating volcan...

  • Photo of Rome, world most beautiful and inspiring capital, Rome

    02.06.2016

    Rome, world most beautiful and inspiring capital
    Italy Eternal City

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    In a city so filled with icons of antiquity and the Christian faith, it's hard to know where to go first. The largest structure left to us by Roman antiquity, the Colosseum still provides the model for sports arenas. It was large enough for theatrical performances, festivals, circuses, or games. The Vatican is the smallest independent state in...

  • Photo of Visit Serenissima Venice , Venice

    01.06.2016

    Visit Serenissima Venice
    Italy romantic destination

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    The fact that so many other leading cities are nicknamed after Venice - Bruges, Stockholm and St Petersburg among them - speaks volumes in itself; it is truly one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the world. St Mark's Square is Venice's chief public square. Its Campanile tower offers the city's highest views, and it also draws crowds ...

  • Photo of Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, Rome

    12.31.2015

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
    A 2016 full of Happiness

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    www.smayloss.com Just to make sure that you all get our seasons greetings, here are 139 other ways to say "Merry Christmas and Happy new year"! Enjoy and stay safe! Afrikaans - Geseende Kerfees en 'n gelukkige nuwe jaar Albanian - GÃzuar Krishlindjet Vitin e Ri! Amharic - Melkam Yelidet Beaal Arabic - I'D Miilad Said ous Sana Saida ...

  • Photo of What to to do in Rome at Christmas, Rome

    12.25.2015

    What to to do in Rome at Christmas
    The Holiday season in Italy

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    www.smayloss.com watch youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx700JwWa1s The city is quite alive and only a few places close on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day, but there is still plenty to do. The Christmas holiday season in Rome starts on December 8, which is the holiday of the Immaculate Conception and ends on January 6, the Epiphany ...

  • Photo of Unusual Christmas traditions, Rome

    12.24.2015

    Unusual Christmas traditions
    From around the World

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    Santa Claus takes on many different forms, and Christmas traditions vary greatly from country to country. Here is a list of 15 interesting ones. Maybe you can incorporate some of them in your home. 1. Serbia Here it's not tradition to give presents at Christmas, but on the Sundays before. Two Sundays before 25 December, the children tie up t...

  • Photo of Why you should visit Naples, Naples

    12.15.2015

    Why you should visit Naples
    A taste of Italy

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    Even if you've been to many Italian cities, nothing prepares you for Naples. The entire population seems to be in the streets. The five-towered Castel Nuovo, also known as the Maschio Angioino, was the residence of kings and viceroys of Naples. Its history reflects the various rulers. The Museo Archeologico Nazionale holds one of the world's f...

  • Photo of Romantic Florence, Florence

    11.30.2015

    Romantic Florence
    Italian Renaissance

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    Florence, Firenze in Italian, is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance. The Historic Centre of Florence attracts millions of tourists each year and it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The city is famous for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments. Due...

  • Photo of Ring Hostel, Ischia

    11.11.2015

    Ring Hostel
    Ischia, Italy

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    INFOHOSTELS.COM HOSTEL OWNER QUESTIONNAIRE: Hostel Name: Ring Hostel City: Ischia Country: Italy Your Name: Cat Lorenzo Colella, owner A Brief Description of your hostel: Ring Hostel is close to the beach in the historic center of Forio. Relax in good company while the Colella Family shows you the best parts of the island! Breakf...

  • Photo of Trevi Fountain opening today, Rome

    11.03.2015

    Trevi Fountain opening today
    Baroque style masterpiece

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    The artichoke season has started in Italy and so has arrived the fall, you will have a chance to have some of the best of everything in Rome. The weather this year is stunning, cool but sunny, no rain, get dressed and later on lose the jacket, because of temperature that goes up to twenty degrees Celsius. Chestnuts selling everywhere and peopl...

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