Marco Polo and the merchants of Venice

National Geographic Europe has commissioned Dr. Minù Minelli, one of the leading Venetian experts on Marco Polo, to put together a team of specialists to get a scoop about the organization of a commercial trip by sea using the ancient boats in use at the Republic of Venice. For the selection of the team of experts, preference shall be given to people who will stand out in their curiosity and interest in exploring the Venetian entrepreneurial genius developed over the centuries thanks to merchant trade.
Join the team too! Minù is waiting for you with the map to find out how Venetian merchants built their boats and prepared themselves for expeditions along the Mediterranean routes.
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The Knights who freed the Val D’Orcia from Ghino di Tacco

1400: Ghino di Tacco holds the territory in check preventing the kitchens of the village being supplied. The Lord of the village hires a handful of valiant knights to recover food and feed the population. The knights, through the fields of the Val d’Orcia, run through less traveled streets, without being found by the terrible Ghino. They can in this way get everything they need to celebrate the success of the mission after they return to the village.
Join the knights who want to help feed the village and get rid from the evil feudal lord!… Read More

Lord Byron arrives at Cà Zen

I am writing to you in a hurry because I have just learned that Lord Byron will be a guest for a few days at our wonderful Cà Zen Venetian Villa. I have authorized Silvia, our housekeeper, to double the servants and spare expense, because I want to be sure of making a welcome worthy of our family. So, I invite you to present yourself at the servants’ lounge and guarantee your utmost commitment right now, so that every detail is taken care of perfectly in preparation of the arrival of this illustrious guest.
Be at Ca ‘Zen in the morning with a clean apron. If all goes well, you will receive double pay.… Read More

From the Middle Ages the true story of the legendary “Pastissada”

Francesca, an expert blogger of medieval cuisine, has discovered that the “Pastissada de Caval”, a typical dish of Verona, based on horse meat, finds its origins even in the ancient battle between King Odoacer and King Theodoric of 489 AD. The news is so striking that she decides to convene in Verona all the friends who share her same passion, to recreate and publish in real time on the blog photos, videos and details of the historical facts that can be recovered from the artistic finds hidden in the city and from the legends that are still handed down among cooks and sommeliers from Verona.
Francesca is waiting for you at the Antica Bottiglieria Baraldi and don’t forget to bring your smartphone!… Read More

Experiential tourism ideas in Milan: 2019 celebrates the Year of Leonardo da Vinci

Milan is one of those cities that can be made a much more interesting tourist destination through things like experiential tourism, and that is especially true this year. It will … Read More

Sorrento supports operators in creating experiences: experiential tourism opportunities for “made-in-italy”

  The Municipality of Sorrento has introduced an absolutely huge tax break to support local industry as part of their initiative “Made in Sorrento”, and this could be a complete … Read More

Tricks to build and sell experience based travel as a travel agent

Experience based travel is increasingly becoming a mature market, with an estimated $40 billion value in Europe. At first, a travel agent could market basic experiences, whereas today we are … Read More

Experiential tourism worth 40 billion in Europe

Experiential tourism is becoming more popular both amongst tourists, but also businesses in the tourist sector who have already seen the significant potential in experiential tourism. And it is not … Read More

Opportunities for travel agencies approaching italy as destination for experiential tourism

As the experience economy keeps moving forward in the travel industry, offering experiential tourism services becomes less of a choice and more of a full-time commitment for travel agencies. We … Read More

Why Should Your Travel Agency Invest In Experiential Tour And Tourism?

The world fast realizes that money spent on experiences is far of worth than money spent on purchasing items. A popular saying “experience is synonymous with wisdom,” clearly describes the … Read More