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Italy - Festivals

Italy - Festivals No matter at what time of the year you visit Italy, there is always a lot to do. There are tons of monuments, historic towns and museums which you can visit. But the best part of travelling to Italy is experiencing its culture and there can't be a better way to do it than participating in local festivals. 
The best part about Italy is that no matter when you travel, there is always a national or a local festival coinciding with your trip. So with just a little planning you can make sure that you are in situ to take advantage of the festivities.

There are different types of Italian festivals like Italian food, culture, art, sports, wine, religion and music. Here are some of the famous Italian festivals.
1. Venice Carnevale: - Carnevale, also known as carnival or mardi gras, is celebrated in Italy 40 days before Easter, a final party before Ash Wednesday and the restrictions of the Lent. Although the carnival is just one day, its celebrations begin in Venice a cou…

8 Best Places to Experience Italy's History

8 Best Places to Experience Italy's History Italy is one of the countries which had major impacts on world history. Be it the Great Roman Empire, the World Wars or the birth place of Renaissance. Mainly due to its location at the center of Mediterranean trading routes. Italy was subject to some of the most brutal invasions as well as serving as a focal point for creativity and learning.

With its unique history and beautiful architecture, Italy is a popular place for history buffs. All of its historic sites are very well preserved. So get ready to go back in time and take a look back into Italy's History

Here are 8 best places to experience Italy's History.
1. Pompeii and Herculaneum: - Pompeii and Herculaneum offer an amazing window to what life in Rome must have been like around 2000 years ago. Both these cities were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD covering the cities with thick layer of stones, ash, lapilli(glassy lava) and flood of volcanic mud. Bu…

Italy - History

Italy - History Italy is considered as the focal point of modern history of the world. It was home to one of the most powerful and great empires, the Roman Empire, the starting point for Renaissance and also produced some the greatest artists and personalities like Picasso and Leonardo-da-Vinci.

Italy has a very lengthy and and tumultuous history. Mainly due to its location at the center of Mediterranean trading routes.Italy was subject to some of the most brutal invasions as well as serving as a focal point for creativity and learning. The history of Italy can be divide into 6 major eras.

The Roman Empire (5th century BC to 5th century AD)The Middle Ages (6th to 14th century)The Renaissance (14th century to 16th century)Foreign Rule (1559 to 1814)Unification (1814 to 1861)The World Wars Get ready to take a look into the amazing history of Italy. So lets get started.

The Roman Empire: - The first civilization known in Italy was established by Etruscans in around 8th century BC. They w…

Japan - Best Places to Visit

10 Must Visit Places In Japan In its yore days, the Samurai country of Japan tried to conquer the world with warfare. Today it is doing the same thing with its awe-inspiring technology, amazing cultural heritage and winning the hearts of the people who visit there.

Although it may seem to be a small country when compared to its neighboring nations of China and Russia, it actually isn't. You can take a one or two hour ride from someplace and land in a completely different place with its own culture and some delicious food.
With so many destinations to choose from and so much info available on the internet, it is really difficult to narrow down your bucket list to a few. 
But don't worry, cause I have done it for you. Here are some of the MUST VISIT PLACES IN JAPAN. So let's get started.
1. Tokyo: - Tokyo, the capital city of Japan is the first thing on everyone wants to visit in Japan. And well it should be. Tokyo offers seemingly unlimited choices for shopping, entertainm…