More than just ham and cheese: hidden and historic Parma in 40 photos and a few anecdotes

Known abroad primarily for its prosciutto and parmigiano cheese, Parma is, first and foremost, a town with a rich historic and artistic heritage. Even if your time in Parma is limited I’d very highly advise you to visit at least … Continue reading

18 Italian records and superlative Trivia

The world’s tallest museum, the world’s smallest restaurant, the world’s smallest car, the world’s oldest mall, the world’s oldest violin, the world’s tallest man-made waterfall and other Italian superlative Trivia. 1. World’s tallest museum The Mole Antonelliana in Turin is … Continue reading

Florence’s historic palaces open their courtyards and gardens to “Wine Town” on May 17 and 18

On Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 a selection of great Florentine historic palaces will open their courtyards and gardens to the fourth edition of WineTown, an event offering an unusual combination of quality wine tasting, concerts and performances. … Continue reading