Carnival

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/17/2022 - 03:48
Italy’s Viareggio Carnival is often described as the most irreverent of all Italian Carnival celebrations. This is due to the fact that its main peculiarity is…
Life + Style
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 01/27/2022 - 06:33
This is a special time of year, as the traditional carnival season gets in full swing. So making a change from the usual pattern are some carnival-themed…
Travel
by Georgette Jupe | Sun, 01/09/2022 - 16:31
"Let the curtain rise and the spotlights turn on: it is Time for a New Renaissance!" -- Antonia Sautter Imagine taking part in one of the most exclusive…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/10/2021 - 04:41
Italy hosts some of the most famous and beautiful Carnival celebrations in the world. But, alas, Carnival 2021 will be a very different affair from what we’re…
Language
by Alesha Allen | Fri, 02/21/2020 - 03:35
Carnival season can be a wonderful time to visit the cities, towns and villages all over Italy. With processions, masks, colours, music, dancing and special…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:00
Every Italian region, and often even towns within the same region, have a different traditional Carnival sweet, and Florence is no different. In the Tuscan…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:12
One of the oldest carnivals in Italy, the Venice Carnival is also one, if not the, most spectacular and thrilling. It is a time for exhilaration and madness,…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:37
It’s not Carnival in Venice without fritole, delicious crunchy fritters found in pastry shops this time of the year as you stroll calli and campielli. Fritole…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:30
Everyone knows that Venice has a famously enchanting Carnevale season. All masks and pageantry and secrets- so befitting of the misty canals and darkened back…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/26/2018 - 02:00
[Photo: Carnival at Castiglion Fibocchi in Tuscany. Photo credit: http://www.fotoamatoriciuffenna.it.] It’s that time of the year again, Carnevale, the…