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La Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo Jousting Match)

La Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo Jousting Match)

Happy Victoria Day, Canada! I hope everyone is enjoying the day off! If you’re wondering what to do next month (or in September), here is something to put on your “must see” list! The good news? There’s still time to book your trip to Italy! […]

Gu-Gu-Gubbio

Gu-Gu-Gubbio

I know, it will be my fault if you end up singing the Phil Collins song Sussudio¬†as you walk around Gubbio. I know I do: Gu-Gu-Gubio, whoa-oa! Besides the fact that the name is a heck of a lot of fun to say (Gu-Gu-Gubbio!), Gubbio […]

All That Jazz (Umbria Jazz Festival)

All That Jazz (Umbria Jazz Festival)

  Toronto in the summer is a fabulous place. The weather is nice, patios are in full swing and the city is host to numerous festivals and live music venues. The end of June finds us right in the middle of the Toronto Jazz Festival. […]

Palio dei Somari!

Palio dei Somari!

Most people have heard of Il Palio, the extremely famous horse race which is held in Siena every year on July 2 and August 16. Very few people of heard of Il Palio dei Somari, held every year in Torrita di Siena. Il Palio dei […]