immaculate conception in Italy

The Immaculate Conception: Origins and Traditions in Italy

Do you know the Italian Immaculate Conception tradition? As you probably know, the 8th December is an important Italian national holiday: it is the celebration of the Immacolata Concezione (Immaculate Conception). It was stated as a Catholic dogma in 1854 by Pope Pio XI. In this day people celebrate the conception of the Virgin Mary […]

Discover Christmas market in Bolzano

Back to the past: the Christmas Market in Bolzano

If you want to live the enchanting Christmas atmosphere in Italy, you can’t miss the traditional Christmas Market in Bolzano! This amazing Christmas market opens from the 26th November to the 6th January in Piazza Walther, which is amazingly decorated with a very big Christmas tree and a Nativity Scene. The first market opened 25 […]

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Top Ten Christmas Markets in Spain

Have you ever visited some Christmas Markets in Spain? As in many other countries, in Spain Christmas Markets are an important tradition and every year attract a huge crowd of tourists. Let’s see what are the ten best markets in the country! Fira de Santa Llúcia. Considered the best Christmas market in Barcelona, it is […]

Online Christmas Shopping

Where To Do Your Online Christmas Shopping

Ready for some online Christmas shopping? If you don’t have time to visit crowded shops, you can definitely start doing online Christmas shopping! Browsing through hundreds websites and comparing items and prices is perfect to enter in the right mood. There are so many amazing online shops to have a look at! Here you can […]

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Top Ten Italian Christmas Traditions

Do you know the most popular Italian Christmas traditions? The Christmas time in Italy is the period of the year to spend with family and friends par excellence. It starts on the 24th December and lasts until the 6th January, when the “Epifania” (Epiphany) brings that magic moment to an end. Here you can find […]

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Christmas in Spain: Discover Some Lovely Traditions

Do you know anything about Christmas in Spain? If you are going to celebrate Christmas in Spain, you will spend an amazing time. As in many other countries, in Spain Christmas is a fantastic period of the year. So how do Spanish celebrate? Well, first of all you have to be aware that Christmas starts […]

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How To Wish Merry Christmas In Spanish

Are you learning Spanish and getting ready for Christmas? As you are learning Spanish, this year you might want to surprise your Spanish friends or family members with lovely Christmas wishes in Spanish! As Spaniards would say, “la Navidad está en puertas!” (Christmas is just around the corner) so it’s time to start getting ready. […]

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Top 10 Italian Christmas Presents

Curious to discover the most popular Italian Christmas presents? Every year they search the most useful and nice Christmas presents for family and friends, split between tradition and innovation: but what are the most common Italian Christmas presents? Let’s find out the Italian tastes! Technology – It seems that the most common presents are smartphones, […]

Best Italian Artisanal Panettone

Top 5 Best Italian Artisanal Panettone

Are you wondering what is the best Italian artisanal panettone to buy? If you are tired of industrial panettone and want to discover the best artisanal ones for this Christmas, you have landed at the right page! In Italy panettone is the most typical Christmas cake and you can find many different versions, from the […]

christmas sweets in spain

Christmas Sweets In Spain

Have you ever had Christmas sweets in Spain? Christmas sweets in Spain are the most traditional food in this time of the year. In Spain there are a lot of traditional sweets, and it seems that almost all of them come from the Arabic tradition. Let’s discover some Spanish Christmas sweets! The most popular is […]