Have you ever wondered what Medieval life was like, or wished you could live back then? Well you can — sort of! By attending one of Italy’s Medieval festivals, from April through October. A special time to experience the Middle Ages at its best!
Italy abounds with Medieval towns, castles, and moats, making the perfect backdrop for its Medieval festivals. Replete with knights in sporting events, pageants, and lords and ladies dancing and feasting! Continue reading Come Celebrate the Dark Ages! [Video]
National anthems stir many thoughts and feelings. They can incite anything from healthy love of country to overly aggressive patriotism. Music has an extraordinary ability to ignite hearts and passions. And Song of the Italians, Italy’s national anthem, is no exception. Continue reading Song of the Italians: Italy’s National Anthem [Audio]
What better way to wind up our blogging holiday than with a Ferragosto post, right? But in care you’re asking, “Ferragosto? What in the world is it?” Well, it literally means August holidays. And it’s the day (on August 15) that officially celebrates the summer work vacation. Which traditionally started out as one week, but in modern times it’s evolved into having the entire month off work! Continue reading Happy Ferragosto!