Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica

After 4 years of major work the archaeological park of Ostia Antica has risen again from the infesting weeds, unveiling an entire portion of the city that really evokes the dimension of a modern metropolis In your travels throughout  the territory of Rome you can not miss a visit to the Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica, one of…

Sicilian Baroque Catania and the other cities of “Val di Noto”

Catania is a distinguished example of the Sicilian baroque and XVI century post-earthquake reconstruction. The old city still retains the urban layout designed by the Vaccarini architect, with her wide straight boulevards – lanes linking the main Etnea street; with open squares and gardens. Among these scenic streets is the Duomo the true center of…

Roman Serenade

Last weekend my boyfriend’s family was visiting from Spain, so we stayed home on saturday night and had a family dinner. We were just finishing dessert when suddenly we started to hear a lot of noise coming from the square below. Now keep in mind that I live in Garbatella, which lies just outside the walls…

Order at Italian Restaurants the Right Way with Lariza

My name is Lariza and I am one of the many bright TourCrafters agents helping you with your European experience. Originally from Rome, I love Italian food.  It is a central part of the culture. I found a great article that solves common pronunciations mistakes people make on Italian Restaurant Menus.  By the end of…