Situated in Western Europe, on the banks of river Po, Italy is proud to boast of its ancient Italian culture and places of historic importance. It is a country with a historical background that connects to the European mainland in the North. The boot shaped country is officially known as the Italian Republic or “Repubblica Italiana”. It is also known as “lo Stivale” or the Boot or even “il Bel Paese” meaning a Beautiful Land.
Getting to Italy
Restaurants in Italy
When we think Italy and food, it is easy to conjure up thoughts about ‘real authentic’ pizza, and spaghetti and meatballs. It is easy to build up a food…
Doing a bit of research and acquiring some knowledge about this fascinating and beautiful country can truly enhance planning a trip to Italy. Italy affords…
A visit to Florence would have to be a wonderful experience any time of the year. For me it was Christmas, and one of my best ever. Fewer tourists, no queues…