Festive exhibitions at the Royal Palace of Portici

Portici is a beautiful seaside city that lies at the foot of Mount Vesuvius (Campania region, Italy), at about 5 miles from Naples. Its gem is the Royal Palace, home of the city’s Botanic Gardens, operated by the University of Naples Federico II. This beautiful Palace was ordered by Charles …

The magic of Vienna Christmas markets

  From the third week of November until Christmas, the prettiest squares turn into magical Christmas villages for the Vienna Christmas Markets season. The air is filled with the delicious scents of gingerbread, cinnamon and hot punch. The nights shine with all the Christmas lights and candles: Vienna exudes a …

The stunning beauty of Bratislava Christmas markets

Bratislava Christmas markets are a long-standing tradition. Large or small, each one reflects the culture of the region – music, drink, food, scents. That’s probably why Europe is a pretty popular destination in December: every region has a different take on Christmas. You can taste elaborate pastries straight out of …

How to survive the Lucca Comics & Games

Taking part in the Lucca Comics & Games means… waking up early in the morning. Pretty early, in case you aren’t lucky enough to live in Lucca or close by. You are aware of the fact that you will be walking all day long, trying to see everything, as we …

5 days to attend the biggest ComiCon in Europe

I was sure I’d get your attention introducing you this very… erhm… nice fella, brought to life by one of the awesome cosplayers that every year flock to Lucca, a small town in Tuscany (Italy). By the end of October, in fact, Lucca hosts the largest ComiCon in Europe. Not …