Mar 22nd, 2010 |
Courtesy of Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata, here are some useful tips on what to do in Puerto Plata:
One of the most famous rums in the world is made in Puerto. The Brugal rum is not bottled outside Puerto Plata, due to the fact that the Brugal family wants to have total control over the production of every bottle. They have massive deposits with thousands of barrels where they aged the rum. When visiting, you can end your visit in the Brugal store where you can buy a wide array of Brugal rums at discounted prices.
Cabarete kite surfing Mecca
30 minutes drive West...
Article, Featured Articles, Travel Tips, Travel tips Florence
Mar 21st, 2010 |
Is it possible to see the invisible? This was the attempt made by the surrealist artists of the early 20th century and of which a collection is showcased at the fascinating Palazzo Strozzi in Florence from February 26 to July 18 2010.
Giorgio de Chirico is the protagonist of this exhibition, as it was the first artist to create images that do not represent reality, but interpret hidden meanings. the other artists that are featured in this exhibition have been influenced by this concept. The young artist de Chirico first became conscious of a new approach to seeing the world when visiting Florence...
Article, Featured Articles, Travel Tips, Travel Tips to Bologna
Mar 14th, 2010 |
In our previous post on Bologna we were not able to discuss the many important traits that make Bologna a truly great city to visit.
Fortunately, one of our reader was kind enough to share his knowledge with us. Below you will find our translation.
I’m a travel agent born and raised in Bologna. I now live near Parma, another wonderful city in the Emilia region, where I run a travel agency that deals with incoming tourism in our beautiful provinces of Emilia Romagna.
Besides what it’s been written here in the travelogue about Bologna, my birthplace, I need to add that this town is not only the...
Featured Articles, Travel Tips Milan and Genoa
Mar 11th, 2010 |
Where: Turin, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
When: April 10th – May 23rd
The Shroud of Turin (Sacra Sindone), which usually goes on display once every 25 years, is programmed to go on display again in April 2010, just 10 years after its last public viewing. It will be just the 6th time in the past hundred years that the sacred relic will be seen in public.
It’s also the first time the devout, the curious and the incredulous will have the opportunity to see the Shroud since it underwent major restoration in 2002.
The 4.4 × 1.1m rectangular linen cloth is believed by many to be the...
Featured Articles, Travel Tips to Bologna
Mar 5th, 2010 |
The city of Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy, may as well be considered as a secondary tourist destination in Italy if compared to Rome, Florence and Venice. Yet, Bologna is a truly magical city emanating a unique atmosphere with its plentiful arcades, charming squares, quaint churches and indeed because there are not masses of tourists all around.
A cultural center since medieval times – the oldest existing University in the Western World was established here in 1088 – Bologna is also famous in Italy for its excellent culinary tradition: Bolognese sauce...