Monthly Archives: November 2017

10 great places to spend Christmas in Italy

Contrary to other countries, December 24th to 26th don’t carry quite as much Christmas significance in Italy. Even though being frequently celebrated within the family, January 6th (La Befana) remains the most important Christmas holiday. The towns and villages shine … Continue reading

Festa della Madonna della Salute in Venice

Throughout its illustrious history, Venice was afflicted by several devastating plague epidemics leaving its marks on the public, the landscape and even the city panorama. Various churches and memorial sites commemorate the countless plague victims as do two very special … Continue reading