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What’s The Deal With Carnival in Italy?

Many travelers to Italy might never know the importance of Carnival, or carnevale, in Italy. But the few who have seen the pictures, or happened to be here during Carnival season will know: it’s huge. Carnival is far more than just eerily elaborate masks in Venice. It’s celebrated by young and old in ever town… Read more »

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Photo Essay: Battle of the Oranges, The Fight

It was my first time in Ivrea, in Piedmont actually, and though the city had its carnevale mask on glimpses of the town could be found through the mask. I was lucky to be there on the first day in weeks without rain and the sun brought out all the city’s splendor. Like I mentioned… Read more »

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Carnevale in Italy: The Battle of the Oranges

Everyone knows about carnevale in Venice, filled with masks, elaborate costumes and intrigue it’s one of the most famous carnival celebrations in the world. But carnevale in Italy is more than just Venice! Actually it’s celebrated in every little town and city throughout the boot. Last year we went to Venice for carnival, driving there and… Read more »