Tag - Italy's Best

July 2016

5 Reasons to Visit Rome This Summer

There are a million reasons to visit the Eternal City, but Italy’s capital really comes alive during the summer. Whether it be seasonal events or spectacular monuments, Italy’s Best makes it their mission to provide a luxury travel experience that will give you an insider’s view of Rome. To that end, we give our top 5 reasons to visit [...]

December 2015

What do Italians eat on New Years Eve

Many Italians love to celebrate New Year’s Eve with firework displays, festivals, bonfires, concerts, and parties. Dinners may include meals such as Cotechino (Italian sausage) and Lenticchie (lentils). Italian sparkling wines such as prosecco or spumante are toasted to farewell the old year and celebrate the New Year. COTECHINO WITH LENTILS Time 2 hours and 10 minutes Difficulty Easy Course: Second Courses Served across Italy [...]

What to do in Rome this Christmas?

Rome is a top Italian city to visit during the Christmas holiday season and the place where the celebration of Christmas originated. The first Christmas mass was said at the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore and the earliest known permanent nativity was created for the Rome Jubilee in 1300. Here are the top Rome Christmas sights during the Christmas holiday [...]

St. Peter’s Basilica transformed into work of art

A picture of a lion is projected onto the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica, as part of an art installation entitled ‘Fiat Lux: Illuminating our Common Home’ as a gift to Pope Francis on the opening day of the Extraordinary Jubilee, at the Vatican, on December 8th, 2015. The St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican was transformed [...]

Pope Francis opens St Peter’s Holy Door to launch jubilee

Pope Francis opens St Peter’s Holy Door to launch jubilee. What’s what, and what you need to know: Pope Francis pushed opened the huge bronze Holy Door of St Peter’s Basilica on the 8th of December, in Rome to launch the Catholic Church’s “Year of Mercy”. Tens of thousands attended a Mass in St Peter’s Square for the start of the Pope’s “revolution [...]

Louis Vuitton A tale of costume

STORYTALE: Louis Vuitton has opened a new exhibition, called “A Tale of Costumes,” in Venice and Rome, which will run through March 31. The Espace Louis Vuitton in Venice aims to tell the stories of different times through three outfits, such as “Andrienne,” a feminine dress from the end of the 18th century, whose restoration was supported by the brand. Also on [...]

November 2015

modena: balsamic vinegar

Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy are the only two cities in the world that make a special kind of balsamic vinegar known as “tradizionale,” which dates back to the 11th century. Regulations exists to safeguard the process of making tradizionale. For example, the thick syrup must be made with local sweet white grapes, the vinegar must be aged in traditional [...]

Rome in 24 hours

Want to see Rome in a day? Do it the Italy’s Best way. Meet for breakfast and try the best Italian coffee in town, before moving on to the Borghese Gallery, which boasts Bernini, Caravaggio and Raphael Baroque delights.By 11am, head out of the galleries and enjoy a gelato before moving on to the Roman Forum.After wandering around the Colosseum, we will check out [...]

Rome Jazz Festival November 2015

Feed your soul, mind and the planet at this year’s Rome Jazz Festival. Jazz feeds the Planet is the theme for the 39th edition of Rome’s renowned Jazz Festival held in the pitch-perfect Auditorium Parco della Musica. This November, the festival aims to illustrate the connection that jazz has with people around the world as it “represents the healthiest and most [...]