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La Boca – Buenos Aires

The La Boca is a neighborhood from Buenos Aires. When you walk here you immediately think that you are walking in Europe. It has the flavor of Italy, with its colorful houses and a lot of walking areas, also there are a lot of Tango performances. Not only it has the flavor of  Europe, a lot of European people are residents in La Boca, mainly Italian, Spanish, German, French, Arab and Basque residents. You will find a great number of tourists in this special neighborhood, but please do not mind, because you really do not want to miss this special place. This area is not only a cozy place but also...
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Exhibition: Botticelli at Frankfurt’s Städel Museum – November 31st 2009 / February 28th 2010

This is first exhibition on Sandro Botticelli to be held in a German-speaking area. From 31 November 2009 to 28 February 2010 the Städel Museum will host masterpieces of this great Renaissance master, thanks also to a contribution of the Italian National Tourism Agency and the Italian Cultural Institute of Frankfurt. The exhibition features works from various stages of the Botticelli’s life, after almost 500 years from his death in May1510. The show starts with the Museum collection’s main possession, the monumental “Idealized Portrait of a Lady” (c. 1480); the second section consists...
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TripAdvisor Recommends to Check Your Hotel Reviews and Take Advantage of the Owner Center

Florence historical train station Stazione Leopolda , now turned into a convention center, was the locale for the 2009 edition of the Buy Tourism Online Tradeshow (16-17 November). The B.T.O. is an Italian web 2.0 and online tourism tradeshow which central theme is TOURISM 2.0, the phenomenon that is radically changing the dynamics of supply and demand in the entire range of tourist accommodation. Many speakers introduced the various aspects of Web 2.0 and social networking in the hotel industry. One of the most interesting speeches was delivered by Roberto Frua of TripAdvisor©. The focal point...
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The Hand of Uruguay

In Brava beach in Punta del Este, Uruguay, you can find one of the most famous landmarks of the country:  ‘The Hand’. Four pieces of metal come out of the sand resembling a hand inviting you to come to see it. This sculpture made out of steel and cement was created during a competition in 1982. The creator of ‘The Hand’ is Mario Irarrazábal, originally from Chile; he also participated in other projects in Chile, Madrid, Italy and some countries of Africa. According to Mario, this artwork is creative, symbolic and familiar, representing humanity on earth and the development of life. The...
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Banke Hotel, Paris opens two restaurants: Restaurant Josefin and the LolaBar.

Located in the heart of Paris, and close to the Opera, Banke Hotel opens two new gastronomic venues:  Restaurant Josefin and the LolaBar. In the frame of their warm and private atmosphere, the flavor of Spain and the Mediterranean will be appreciated both in the prime ingredients employed by the chef and in the choice of furniture and materials that create a heterogeneous style. Banke Hotel Paris
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