Mud therapy in Italy

Mud therapy in Italy

When you hear the word terme – hot springs – or spa in Italy, you immediately think about relaxation. There are many hot springs and spas in Italy and some of them offer also mud therapy – fangoterapia. As you’ve probably already guessed, mud therapy is based on mud. The mud used is usually a combination of clay, thermal water and micro-organisms, and it’s particularly beneficial for people suffering from arthro-rheumatic inflammatory diseases. According to a study from the University of Padua the use of mud and thermal water relieves the pain caused by these diseases and improves mobility. These…

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How to say I love you in Italian

“How do you say I love you in Italian?” Apparently, this is one of the most googled questions. So, since Saint Valentine’s day is approaching, in today’s article, I’m going to answer this question. But before telling you how to say I love you in Italian, let’s see where the feast of Saint Valentine comes from. SAINT VALENTINE – ORIGINS Everyone knows that Saint Valentine is the patron saint of lovers but few know that he’s also the patron saint of epileptics and beekeepers. But who was St. Valentine? It seems that Saint Valentine was a 3rd century Roman priest.…

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The highest Italian huts to visit

Italian huts

Do you like the mountains? Then you should know that in Italy you can find many huts located 3000 meters above the sea level. So, let’s see three of the highest Italian huts you can visit.   CAPANNA MARGHERITA Capanna Margherita is the highest hut you can find in Italy – and in Europe. It’s located in Piedmont, on Monte Rosa, at an altitude of 4,554 meters. The construction of the hut was directed by The Italian Alpine Club in 1889 and dedicated to the queen of Italy Margherita of Savoy. The hut was pre-built in the valley and then…

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Italian comedies to watch – Adriano Celentano

Italian comedies to watch - Adriano Celentano

  Adriano Celentano is a celebrity in Italy. He’s a famous Italian singer, composer and actor. He was nicknamed “Il Molleggiato” because of his dancing. His career as a singer started in 1956 with a boy band but the real success would come only three years later with the song Il tuo bacio è come il rock. Since then, he has sold over 150 million records and produced many famous songs such as 24.000 baci, Azzurro, Una carezza in un pugno, etc. But as I already mentioned, Adriano Celentano worked also as an actor. He played in 40 films, mostly…

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Renting a car in Italy – Things to consider

Renting a car in Italy - Things to consider

Are you thinking about renting a car during your trip to Italy? If it’s so, here are some of the things you should consider when renting a car in Italy. FUEL First of all, what type of car is it better to choose: petrol or a diesel? There isn’t a right answer to this question. However, if you want to save some money, you should go for a diesel car. Indeed, in Italy diesel costs definitely less than petrol. GPS Should I get a car with a gps device or not? If you don’t have a good phone app, I…

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