Valentine's Day

Food & Drink
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/10/2022 - 04:18
The debate on aphrodisiac foods remains open, with some claiming it is just the power of suggestion, while others swear by the efficacy of certain foods. …
by porticando | Thu, 02/10/2022 - 03:44
Italian is considered by many to be the world’s most romantic language. Famous poets and writers have no doubt contributed to this reputation. But the…
by ITALY | Wed, 02/02/2022 - 06:10
By Luisa Pastore and Silvia Donati Type 'Saint Valentine' into any Internet search engine, and among the thousands of websites selling flowers, chocolates and…
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:00
Perched on top of hills or overlooking the waters of placid lakes, Italy's castles can add a romantic touch to any trip. Some have been renovated and converted…
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:00
Experiences are better than things, you seem to read everywhere lately, and we couldn’t agree more, so this Valentine’s Day, rather than buying cards and…
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 02/14/2015 - 01:00
On February 14th, late into the third century AD, a man by the name of Valentinus was martyred; we know this to be a fact, however the details of the man we…
by ITALY | Fri, 01/23/2015 - 03:00
by Anonymous (not verified) | Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
Singles, rejoice - today is your day to celebrate! Today is San Faustino, patron saint of the singles. And many cities around Italy will host social events…
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/14/2014 - 04:58
Before smartphones and selfies, before digital and social media, taking photographs was an entirely different affair. Decades ago, as photo ops were rare and…
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 06:40
What better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than in the hometown of literature’s most famous lovers, Romeo and Juliet?  Plus, Valentine’s Day in Verona is…