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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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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Italian games for children to play outside (Part 2)

Italian games for children to play outside

For children playing outside is the perfect way to make new friends. There are many games your children can play outside with other children in Italy – have a look also at Playing outside – Italian games for children (Part 1). Let’s see some of them.   IL LUPO MANGIA-FRUTTA Il lupo mangia-frutta, literally the wolf who eats fruit, is one of the many games your children can play outside with 5 or more friends. Before starting the game, children decide who’s gonna play the wolf, and a safe area – una casa. Once they’ve decided, the wolf stands in…

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Four of the most ancient ruins in Italy

Four of the most ancient ruins in Italy

In Italy there are many interesting historical ruins to see, the Colosseum is only one of the most famous ones. So, today I’d like to talk about four of the most ancient ruins in Italy you probably didn’t know they existed and that you can visit. 1. SELINUNTE The first of the most ancient ruins in Italy are those of Selinunte. Selinunte was an ancient Greek city in Sicily dating back between 628 and 654 BCE. Its ruins can now be seen in Castelvetrano. The archeological site includes many temples and fortifications, a sanctuary and the necropoleis. Only few ruins…

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Typical Italian chocolates

Typical Italian chocolates

Chocolate is one of the things I love most. Especially dark chocolate. It satisfies my brain in a way no other food does. If you too are a chocolate addict lover, there are good news. Indeed, research has found out that thanks to the high number of flavonoids dark chocolate contains, it helps reducing the risk of both irregular heartbeat and diabetes. Dark chocolate, however, seems to have good effects also on our brain. Indeed, it enhances neuroplasticity and helps memorizing new things. However, research found out that to see such effects, we should eat chocolate that contains at least…

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