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Learn about Art and Culture of the Aosta Valley During Foire de Saint Ourse

Skiers know that they can find quite a few great places to go skiing on their Italian vacation, and the Aosta Valley is one that often stands out amongst the best in the country. You can find great lifts and runs, perfect snow, and plenty to love about the area. This area offers far more than just great skiing though. Continue reading "Learn about Art and Culture of the Aosta Valley During Foire de Saint Ourse"

Exploring the Unique History of Coffee in Trieste

Italian Espresso CupWhen tourists think of the best place for good coffee in the beautiful nation of Italy, famous towns such as Naples or Rome are often the first to come to mind. These cities, however, are not the only coffee spots in the country. On the opposite side of the peninsula, sharing a border with Slovenia, the city of Trieste is one of the most important coffee towns of the Italian nation. Continue reading "Exploring the Unique History of Coffee in Trieste"

Come Experience the Spoleto Festival of the Two Worlds

Spoleto Umbria Jazz Festival of the Two WorldEvery year in the quaint and historic town of Spoleto, located in the Umbria region, one of the most important artistic festivals in the world takes place during the summer months: the “Festival dei Due Mondi," or Festival of the Two Worlds. This exuberant event was first started in 1958 by composer Gian Carlo Menotti. Menotti hoped to fuse the artistic contributions of both the old world, Europe, and the new world, America, and generate mutual appreciation for Continue reading "Come Experience the Spoleto Festival of the Two Worlds"