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European Italy has been considered the main tourist destination for Americans for many years. It attracts guests from America as well as from around the world, not only with the treasures of history and art, not only with fashion trends, stunning landscapes, passionate people and top-class cuisine, but also with its dynamism. Every year in Italy there are news that you definitely need to see. Italy offers so much that you need to spend your whole life to at least superficially explore this country. And in order to always be aware of where the best places in Italy are, many US travel agencies annually compile ratings that guide their tourists. American Tourism Associations present the next ranking of Italy’s most popular destinations this year.
The first place is occupied by the most lively city in the country – Naples. The capital of the southern region of Campania is a treasury of works of art and historical sights. The city has a bright and cheerful atmosphere, a huge number of shops, restaurants and nightclubs make Naples a real tourist capital of Italy. Many of the world’s favorite Italian dishes originated here, such as pizza and spaghetti. Not only Italian emigrants who now live in America seek to visit the homeland of pizza, but also connoisseurs of this amazing dish from around the world. Continue reading
How to reduce the cost of staying in Italy without compromising the quality of rest?
It’s very difficult to imagine that Italy is not at all expensive, especially during the “alta stagione” (mid season). Therefore, instead of saving on what you can, denying yourself the pleasures, it is better to eliminate unnecessary expenses before departure. Financial planning of the trip is justified. To do this, you should know several features of Italian life.
1. Free admission every first Sunday of the month – “Domenica al museo”
Since July 2014, every first Sunday of the month, admission to museums, galleries, parks, archaeological sites, etc. in Italy is free. The exact information on the list of facilities free on Sundays can be found on the website of the Ministry of Culture.
2. In Italy, the express train is cheaper than the train Continue reading
Perhaps all fly on airplanes. Someone twice a year, on vacation, and someone several times a month, if the work is associated with frequent business trips. However, absolutely everyone faced discomfort during long flights. This is especially true of exotic and African countries.
The peculiarity of traveling to African countries is the need for vaccinations. Despite the fact that only a yellow fever vaccine is required, it is better to play it safe and be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis and malaria.
It takes at least thirty days to vaccinate so that the body can develop immunity. It is best to inquire about a specific country, and get vaccinated against common diseases there. Children and pregnant women are advised to generally refuse to fly to exotic countries, as this may be unsafe.
Of course, distant countries entail a long journey. For example, a flight to Uganda from Moscow will take about 12 hours. Many people do not tolerate long flights and sometimes after such a journey they cannot gather strength for a long time. Continue reading