Staycation near Washington DC and Discover Countryside Charm

One of the most wonderful things about DC is its close proximity to both the water and the countryside. When looking for a local staycation to escape the fast pace of the city, you don’t need to travel far to experience pretty countryside scenery. Here is our guide to exploring Virginia on a DC area Staycation. […]

Ferragosto, the Italian Mid-August holiday

Ready for the countdown? Five days left before the mid-August holiday… it’s time to celebrate! August 15th is a crazy day in Italy. This holiday, called “Ferragosto”, comes from the Romans, when the Emperor Augustus made the decision to celebrate the end of the harvest and the beginning of a period of rest for the […]

Sunset Over Washington D.C.

Watching the sunset is one of our favorite summer pastimes, especially when it involves a fun, new activity. When in Washington D.C., you must take advantage of the many places to take in the gorgeous sunset over the monumental city. Here is a list of the best places to watch the sun go down in the Washington D.C. Metro […]

Best Rooftop Bars in Major Cities

Summer days automatically mean moving outside for wining and dining. There are endless opportunities to socialize outdoors when warmer weather is upon us. From drinking around a campfire to a waterfront view for dinner, nothing beats the perfect rooftop place. Urban rooftops are in a league of their own. Check out some of the hottest […]

How to live “la Dolce Vita” like a celebrity

Italy has always held a special place in the heart of American tourists, thanks to its breathtaking landscapes, delicious food and remarkable historical heritage, not to mention some of the world’s most elegant wines. Wanting to get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers find themselves overwhelmed when it comes to choose […]

The Italian Aperitivo: Happy Hour in the Piazza

In the summer season, thanks to the mild weather and the long and comfortable days, all the city squares from the North to the South become meeting points for the experience of the italian aperitivo! Aperitivo is a consolidated Italian tradition, literally it is a sort of pre-meal drink but it’s also a special ritual of going out for […]