A lovely weekend in Tuscany

A lovely weekend in Tuscany

Green valleys descending through vineyards and forests, villages perched on wonderful hills, Reinassance villas, sports and unique gastronomic flavors. This, and more, is the Tuscan countryside, often in the background compared to cities such as Florence, Lucca and Siena, but no less beautiful and full of attractions for all tastes.…
St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums in Rome

St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums in Rome

Let’s try to imagine to hold a magnifying glass over a map of Italy. First of all focus on Rome, capital of Italy, the eternal city that everyone knows, and then, slowly, let's zoom more and more within its borders, up to frame the Vatican City, a tiny independent city-state…
Vino novello – a product of Italian excellence

Vino novello – a product of Italian excellence

Italy is world-famous not only for its gourmet culinary tradition but also for its excellent wine. One of the country’s specialities is “vino novello”, made in the same particular way as France’s Beaujolais nouveau, in which the wine is not aged before sale. With this technique, the grapes are not…
Ai Weiwei. Libero | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Ai Weiwei. Libero | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

The most famous living Chinese artist and one of the most influential of our time, Ai Weiwei, occupies Palazzo Strozzi in Florence with his unconventionality and his provocative and dissident personality. Ai Weiwei, winner of numerous competitions, designed, among others, the National Stadium in Beijing and the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion…
7 food specialties of Mugello

7 food specialties of Mugello

Mugello, with its green valleys and its land rich of fruits, has always produced meat, oil, wine, honey, cereals, potatoes, and more. The dishes served on the territory are a mix of those ingredients, tasty harmonies of flavors, simplicity and authenticity. But what are the food specialties of Mugello, not…
10 things to know about Sicilian cuisine

10 things to know about Sicilian cuisine

Sicily, flourishing island with a favorable climate and fertile land due to its volcanic origin, strongly linked to agriculture and fishing, has always been famous for its culinary delights - Plato himself in his texts talks about people and food in Syracuse. The dishes that can be enjoyed on this…
Navigli by boat: 5 things to know

Navigli by boat: 5 things to know

There is nothing better than sailing through the canals admiring palaces, villas and vegetation. If someone thinks that we are talking about Venice, you are wrong. Also Milan and surroundings can be admired by canals and the landscape, seen in a completely different perspective, shows hidden treasures. Lombardy’s canals are…
5 must-see exhibitions in Rome

5 must-see exhibitions in Rome

Rome is the perfect destination for a weekend discovering the most beautiful attractions of the city, walking through the narrow streets in the evening and admiring the Tiber illuminated by thousands of lights at night. [Read Weekend in Rome, 2 days itinerary] Rome in these months hosts also a lot…
#UNAPASSION FOR #EURO2016

#UNAPASSION FOR #EURO2016

SHOOT YOUR PASSION! SHARE A PHOTO OR VIDEO TO CHEER ON YOUR NATIONAL TEAM AND EARN A 20% DISCOUNT ON YOUR NEXT STAY WITH UNA HOTELS & RESORTS How to enter Take a snap or record a video that shows how much you love the UEFA EURO 2016 European football…