Margie Longano Miklas

Margie Longano Miklas, contributing writer

In Italy It's All about the Food

August 2014
Mention Italy and one of the first things anyone talks about is the food. Italians certainly pride themselves in this single most important aspect of their culture, and each region in Italy is known for its own specialty meals. While it would take...


Andrea Bocelli Live in Concert - Priceless

July 2014
If you ever have the opportunity to see Andrea Bocelli live in concert, buy tickets as soon as they go on sale. Don't wait, because they will sell out quickly. You will not regret your decision - I can guarantee you this from personal...


Some of Italy's Most Popular Churches for Weddings

May 2014
It is widely known that Italy is one of the most romantic places in the world. So it comes as no surprise that many couples choose Italy as their wedding destination. With a church on practically every corner, engaged couples have many choices....


Garden Tours in Italy

March 2014
Garden tours in Italy seem to be particularly popular with travelers from Australia and the UK. In fact, most of the escorted garden tour packages originate in those places. But there are plenty of other opportunities to arrange a guided tour of...


Men's Fashion Trends in Italy

February 2014
Italy has long been considered a fashion capital, and many say it is indeed the fashion capital of the world. Milan is the city most known for style, design and fashion for both men and women. Fashion Week in Milan occurs four times a year, twice...


Palermo's Grand Teatro Massimo

January 2014
If you've ever been to Palermo, you are familiar with one of its most famous landmarks, Teatro Massimo, the grand opera house that is home to the largest stage in Italy. Situated in the heart of the historic district in Piazza Verdi, this...


Sicilian Marzipan - Frutta di Martorana

November 2013
Il marzapane, o frutta di Martorana, è una tra le più note tradizioni dolciarie siciliane. Questa pasta di mandorle tritate viene trasformata dalle mani di esperti maestri pasticceri in particolari preparazioni, come ad esempio la...


Cheese festivals throughout Italy

September 2013
Italians love to have fun as well as work hard, and they also certainly love to celebrate with festivals. Most towns and villages celebrate their patron saints with festivals in their honor. With Italy's love for food and wine, festivals often...


My Travel Experiences in the Region of Molise

June 2013
When I think of central Italy, the first place that comes to mind is Tuscany, a rather popular destination, but then I think of Umbria, which is not quite so popular. The smaller and less well-known region of Molise is not exactly a tourist...


The unbeatable experience of soccer in Italy

April 2013
Soccer in Italy is almost a religion. Being Italian is synonymous with being a soccer fan in Italy. Soccer seems to be everywhere, and every hotel lobby with a television screen has a soccer game turned on whenever Italian teams are competing....


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