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March 2015

FESTA DELLA DONNA

The 8th of March sees the country celebrate the Women’s Day Festival. The tradition on March 8th is for both men and women to honour their mothers, wives, girlfriends and friends, with flowers and it is the declared month worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. The initiative can be traced back to two key [...]

February 2015

Campo Marzio

Campo Marzio, meaning Field of Mars Campo Marzio is the ancient Roman district dedicated to Mars, the god of war, and boasts some of the most famous monuments in the world. Being outside the official ancient city boundaries, it came to be considered as a kind of neutral ground, where foreign ambassadors were received and temples dedicated to oriental divinities were also [...]

January 2015

Lake Maggiore

Whether you like the beach or prefer the lake, Italy boasts the best of both worlds, but if you are in ‘team lake’ and think that the beach is a bore, it’s time for the Lake Maggiore tour. Maggiore, meaning the ‘greatest, or superior’, is Italy’s second largest lake and the best thing about it is that there are many islands to choose [...]

BELLISSIMA: MAXXI Museum Rome

    BELLISSIMA: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968 Rome Bellissima, the word that indicates female beauty in Italian, and the title of the black and white movie with the Italian maestra, Anna Magnani. It is this movie that inspired the title of the latest exhibition at Rome’s Maxxi museum. 80 outfits are on display by designers that define the very identity [...]