Discover Valencia

Are you looking for a combination of beautiful beaches, cultural attractions, great food and incredible night life? Valencia is the perfect choice then! Situated on the East coast of Spain, it is the third largest Spanish city and boasts one of the most important ports in Europe. Founded as a Roman colony in 182 B.C., […]

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Discover Lago di Garda

The Lago di Garda is situated in the North of Italy and is split between three regions, Lombardia, Trentino Alto Adige and Veneto. Its strategic position guarantees a mild and temperate climate which makes it a perfect destination all year long. Around the lake you can discover lovely little towns, picturesque mountains and natural reserves and […]

Chile

Discover Chile

A narrow strip of land between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean: Chile is an enchanting country to traverse from North to South. Inhabited by indigenous people for centuries, Chile was colonized by the Spaniards in the XVI century despite the massive insurrections of the Mapuche, the local inhabitants. It obtained the independence from Spain […]

Trapani

Discover Trapani

Are you heading to Sicily this summer? Trapani is definitely a city you must visit to breathe the incredible history of this land and of its unique cultural blend. According to one of the popular legends about the city, the roman goddess Cerere dropped a scythe which turned into a strip of land in the […]

May Day

In a large part of the world, on May 1 people celebrate the International Worker’s Day in memory of the unions fights for the workers’ rights.  But why in this day? During the Second International congress in Paris, in 1889, the delegates decided that May 1 would be the international day to celebrate the social and economical conquests of the […]

El Día Del Trabajador: How People Celebrate May Day in Spain

May Day in Spain is known as El día del trabajador or Primero de Mayo and was celebrated for the first time in 1889: its origin is the same as the International Labour Day, the worker revolt in Chicago in 1886. For the first Labor Day celebration, socialists and anarchists planned two separate demonstrations in Madrid. […]

What Llover A Cántaros Means In Spanish

Do you know a Spanish idiomatic expression to say that is raining cats and dogs? You can definitely use “llover a cántaros“: its weird literal meaning is “to rain to pitchers“, which can be translated as “to pour down“. Here you have some nice examples to use it! Spanish English No salgas que está lloviendo […]

What Avere Un Diavolo Per Capello Means In Italian

What do I mean if I use the Italian idiomatic expression “ho un diavolo per capello”? The literal meaning of this Italian idiom is “to have a demon for each hair“, which corresponds to the English “to be as mad as hell“. Imagine someone furious with as many demons as his hair sitting on his […]

Italy’s Liberation Day: How Italians Celebrate the 25th April

The 25th April is an important date in Italy: it is the Anniversary of the Liberation, an Italian public holiday celebrated all over the country to commemorate the end of the nazi occupation of Italy on the 25th April 1945 thanks to the massive popular insurrection and the fight of the partisans against the nazi […]

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