Vicenza, called “Pearl of the Renaissance“, is home to the oldest roofed theatre in the world, Palladio’s majestic buildings, and a charming old town area.
Where to go
Things to see
Rome’s Noonday Gun goes off with a bang – it’s a Piazza Garibaldi party! “We’re here in Rome’s Piazza Garibaldi, on top of the Gianicolo Hill, and we’re just about to go down to see the gun being fired at midday. It’s a Sunday, so there are a lot of people here, and a lot […]
The New OTELLO System Aims to Ease Procedures for VAT Refund at Rome Fiumicino: Getting the VAT refund at Rome Fiumicino Airport has not always been an easy or stress-free experience for many travellers. With long queues at Customs and at the VAT refund desks, along with confusion about the procedures, trying to get your […]
Eating and Drinking
It’s Autumn in Tuscany, and time to harvest the olives! It’s autumn in Tuscany and, once again, time to get the nets out and prepare for La Raccolta – the olive harvest. La Raccolta in Tuscany normally takes place between October and December, before the olives fall from the trees, but it is vital to […]
How to Get to Portofino by Air, Train, Bus and Ferry: Portofino is located about 45km east of Genoa on the eastern stretch of the Italian Riviera. Genoa is the hub for all transportation along the Italian Riviera and from Genoa to Portofino travellers have a choice of travel by train or ferry. Portofino is […]