Fascinating Things to do in Bari, Puglia


Founded by Greeks, resting place of the original Santa Claus and capital of the region of Puglia in the south of Italy, Bari has lots to shout about. Located in the southern heel it’s the second largest city in the mezzogiorno, or southern Italy, and has a long history as a bustling port. But few realize that the old town retains much of its...

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Top 7 Reasons to Take a Venice Water Taxi


Venice is a wonderfully unique city. Its palaces, churches and restaurants line the dozens of canals that criss-cross the labyrinthine city as gondolas glide gently under the bridges that connect everything together. And people have been arriving in Venice for centuries; first as traders, then as nobles on their grand tours and now as visitors...

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Discover the Palazzo Ducale of Mantua


The city of Mantua, known as Mantova by the Italians, has a lot to be proud about. Its old historic center has rightly been a UNESCO World Heritage Site for nearly 10 years in celebration of the artistic and ancient cultural treasures that can be found there. And this year it has been named Italian capital of culture by the Italian government....

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Rome Tours: Off the Beaten Path Experiences in Rome


With over 3000 years of history Rome is the perfect destination for a cultural getaway. The headline acts of the Colosseum, St Peter’s and the Sistine Chapel are perennial favorites. But if you fancy getting off the beaten track, away from the crowds, there are plenty of other absolutely fascinating places to explore, each adding its own chapter...

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