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Ostello Diffuso Ugento

Ugento, Salento, Italy

Live experiences and emotions in the OstelloSalento in Lecce, Gallipoli, UgentoThe new proposal for the territorial accommodation of the AI.G. (Italian Association for Youth Hotels) started in Lecce, Gallipoli and Ugento, in Salento, in Puglia, in the South of Italy.The project / itinerary that involves the Urban Oasis Hostel in Lecce, the Caesar…

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Rome

Caput Mundi

The heart of Italy, from ancient to modern times, has always been the city of Rome. Located in the region of Lazio, Rome's origins are traced by legend to Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars, the god of war. According to Roman mythology, the brothers disagreed over where to locate the new city. Each brother stood on one of Rome's seven hills, and…

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The Eternal City

The beauty of Rome

At some point in your life, you will find yourself in the Eternal City, because as the old adage goes: all roads lead to Rome! It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of places to visit since there are thousands of years of well-preserved history in this relatively small city, but that’s the beauty of Rome, because you can…

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City of masterpieces.

Florence, Tuscany - Italy

You could spend a week in Florence and still not see all of the masterpieces in the city, so between gelatos make sure to see the best! To start, walk to the defining feature of the skyline: Brunelleschi’s Dome at Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. This incredible feat of architecture, like most Florentine tourist attractions, is a product…

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Naples and the Amalfi Coast

A culinary tour

Naples and the Amalfi Coast. A culinary tour of the city and nearby seaside townsNaplesWelcome to Naples! A city that gets a bad rep but has so much to offer. Especially when we’re talking about food. To begin, start with Naples’ famous rum babà. It's a soft airy cake/pastry in the shape of a mushroom, soaked in a delicious rummy…

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Korea Week in the Eternal City

A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more

Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea Week in Rome, which is organised by the Korean institute and is in association with the Korean ambassador’s office. It will prove to be a fascinating insight into the lives of Koreans that call Rome their home. With events covering Korean food…

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Autumn in Rome

Celebration of Cinematography

Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression thrives. This makes Rome the perfect place for the Autumnal Rome Film Festival.  This is the 11th Rome Film Festival and it runs from 13th to 23rd October primarily at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. This place has been the heart of this…

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8 things absolutely to see

FLORENCE ITALY

If you’ve only got a few days in Florence, you’ll want to pack in as many sights as you can. So once you’ve checked in at the hostel, dropped your bags off in the room and headed off into the city, what should you go and see?   SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE CATHEDRAL (AKA IL DUOMO) The world’s 4th largest cathedral.…