Have you already taken the plane to attend the wedding of Maria and Peppe? Rosario awaits you in Piazza Corte Dei Santi with all the bride and groom’s friends to prepare a surprise party based on the ancient traditions of Sieti.
We will prepare hazelnut necklaces, desserts and savory dishes with hazelnuts, proverbs and traditional songs as it has been done for centuries.
Don’t miss it, because Rosario also counts on your help! He will be waiting for you at the Borgo di Sieti Café.
Cetara has always been a place of spirituality and slow life on a human scale. For example, a legend tells that Saint Peter, protector of Cetara, saved the lives of many sailors in the storms. In recent times there are stories of many people who have moved here from all over the world to find a new balance .
What about you? If you’re looking to turn your life around come to Cetara, Daniela will lead you on a path that will inspire your future.
Cetara is famous for the fishing of bluefin tuna. A precious fish that is particularly enhanced by local cuisine. The restaurateurs of the village wish to give continuity to this important tradition and have charged Angela to organize the formation of a brigade of new tuna chefs.
Do you also want to wear the chef’s hat of Cetara tuna?
Bid for the new brigade! We will take you on a journey into the world of bluefin tuna from the port to the San Pietro restaurant!
The Association “L’Innesto” wants to enhance the figure of the heroic lemon grower. A historical profession that guarantees the hydrogeological protection of the coast where the unique beauty of the sea view opens up. A landscape that the whole world envies us. Roberto is an expert in this type of cultivation and has decided to convene a group of brave lemon growers with whom to invent together an original activity to promote their profession
Are you ready to be part of the lemon growers’ group?
The appointment is at the Formichella statue!
The Mayor of Cetara dreams to enhance the medieval origin of the city, dotted with many episodes of invasion. From the Saracens of the 9th century to the Turks of the 16th century, 600 years of history whose traces are still found in Cetara. Peppe is therefore in charge of finding a group of citizens of Cetara to accomplish this rediscovery of local roots. It is a matter of rereading and recovering the memories that still remain alive among the citizens of Cetara.
I’ll meet you down at the Marina before climbing up to Torre Vicereale.
Be on time because there is a lot of work to do!
The city of Cetara wants to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the passage of the famous writer Goethe trhough Cetara and in order to do so, it has commissioned Giuseppe to gather a group of fans of Goethe and the Amalfi coast to update, digitally, his famous Carnet de Voyage.
If you are a travel and literature enthusiast, join the team of “carnetists”!
See you tomorrow, on time, under the Vicereale Tower.
Cetara is one of the main Italian villages where the restaurants work strictly at Km 0. Terra Protetta, an association representing local farmers and fishermen, thinks that the time has come to make known the reasons for this primacy to those who appreciate the value of sustainability and authenticity. Paola has the task of involving a group of promoters of the association to document the working day of Chef Pasquale and reveal the secrets of local Km 0 productions.
If you are part of the Promoters group, please be on time in Piazza Convento tomorrow.
Take your smartphone with you!
The Association “Amici delle Alici” brings together operators and lovers of anchovies. It has recently organized a very special masterclass to train the new Cetara Fish Operators and thus keep alive the traditional fish chain still managed in an artisanal way with a high quality product.
What about you? Do you want to help keep the soul of Cetara alive? Join us! It will be an exciting experience.
Paola is the coordinator of the masterclass and is waiting for you in Piazza Cantone in Cetara!
It is becoming more and more difficult to find new levers for the professions related to farming and seafaring traditions of Cetara and for this reason, the Association “Amici delle Alici” wishes to enhance this heritage of skills through the creation of a documentary. Luigi is putting together the crew that will collect the video and photo material. He needs curious people who can grasp the soul of this community.
Will you be there?
We are waiting for you in the churchyard of the Abbey of the Benedictine Monks. Be on time!
The town of Drena is famous for its “Marone di Drena DOP” (chestnut) but in reality there is much more: woods of chestnut trees where you can rediscover a balance with nature and an ancient lifestyle, which some have already wanted to find by moving here from the city. Carmen has been commissioned to spread this unique experience of wellbeing by training real Ambassadors.
If you are passionate about unspoilt nature, a healthy, ecological and humane life, do not miss the opportunity to participate in Carmen’s masterclass to become Ambassador of Drena. See you on the churchyard!
Florence is famous all over the world for art and culture, but the tradition of its ancient taverns is less known. For this reason, an association of local sommeliers asked Martina to organize a special “stornellata” (singing moment) in the taverns involving a company of Florentine musicians.
Get ready because before going to the taverns we are with Martina and the whole company for rehearsals in Piazza Donati. Try to come even a little earlier to warm your voice and, if you have it, bring the book of the songs!
The village of Ragalna, located at the foot of Etna, is unfortunately depopulating and the municipality is considering selling the houses for 1 euro to attract new inhabitants as it already happens in other parts of Italy.
The Ragalnesi are happy that the village can return to life, but they fear they could lose the historical and cultural roots of their territory. For this reason, only those who have successfully passed the examination at the end of the masterclass of acculturation in the Etnean village can become citizens of Ragalna.
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Siamo nelle Marche, comune di Acquasanta. Il terremoto è passato e le istituzioni del territorio hanno incaricato Valeria di coordinare alcuni soci dell’associazione “Mulattiere di Acquasanta” per dare una nuova immagina di rinascita del Comune e per evidenziare la voglia e l’impegno di vita nuova di tutti i cittadini.
Si tratta di una azione sociale molto importante per cui vieni con tutta la tua determinazione ad aiutare Valeria in questo compito, e promuovere la grande capacità di resilienza del popolo di questa terra meravigliosa.
Everyone sets goals to be achieved in their life but it is normal having to overcome many difficulties and obstacles. However, it seems that, during the centuries, the inhabitants of Sauris have been able to rely on a particular Strength that has helped them to overcome all adversities.
Do you want to join the research group on the secret of the “Strength” of the people of Sauris? Together with Marinella we will immerse ourselves in the history, traditions, and life of the Saurians starting from the legend of Sant’Osvaldo to the present day and surely you too can have access to this miraculous “Strength”.
The Saurian carnival is one of the most ancient and characteristic events of the village of Sauris and is open to all those who share its values. To participate in the next edition you can apply throughout the year but you have to know that you must pass a theoretical and practical examination in front of the appropriate commission of the cultural circle.
Do you want to get the approval of the cultural club to participate to the next carnival?
Submit your application in time and Lucia will assist you to help you play the role of an original saurian mask!
We are all stressed, and anxious to do many things with the feeling of always having little time, we dream of reconnecting with ourselves, with others, and with the planet, but we cannot. We lack breath.
But perhaps you did not know that in Sauris it is possible to realize this dream. Such pure air, a slower, human-scale lifestyle, allows you to breathe with freedom and rediscover our truest humanity.
You just have to try it in person, provided you make yourself available to tell the whole world about this memorable experience.
It seems that the inhabitants of Sauris enjoy longevity higher than the national average and that the secret of this longevity is kept in the use of ancient talismans and potions that the Saurians derive from particular plants cultivated in the ancient gardens of the village. The editor of the magazine “QB” wants to go deep and asked Renzo to put together a research group to discover the details of the secret kept by the Saurians and then disclose the discovery for the benefit of the whole world.
For this enterprise, Renzo gave an appointment to the researchers at the ethnographic museum and it is recommended to bring a smartphone to collect the photo material, videos, and interviews.
The mayor of Sauris wants to expand the Ethnographic Museum with photos and fossils of the famous Carnic Lagoon formed 250 million years ago, a geological peculiarity that characterizes the valley of Sauris in a truly unique way.
Renzo, an architect also an expert in geology, has been commissioned to coordinate the team of explorers who will have to complete the mission.
Do you want to try your hand at this adventure? Renzo is waiting for you at the Ethnographic Museum and will also provide you with the knowledge and equipment necessary for research.
Pierluigi has recently established the association “Heritage of Venice” to preserve the ancient Venetian popular culture and, together with Monica, organizes thematic research on the past of Venice involving scholars, researchers, and fans of Venice who want to help spread the most authentic soul of this city.
Are you a “Venice Lover”? Do you want to contribute to keeping Venice’s value high?
Join the new expedition, Monica is waiting for you at Ca’ Dei Proverbi with the map of the mission.
“La Rocca degli Dei” is a typical Calabrian liquor business owned by Carmine. For months, he has been developing a new liqueur based on typical local herbs. Today he convened a group of experts to finalize the recipe and understand how to transfer into this new product the soul of the culture and traditions of the country of Fuscaldo. From the collection of officinal herbs, to the archaeology of the ancient stone doorways of the village, an immersion in the oldest heart of Calabria awaits you.
Do you feel up to it? Then make your way to the factory to be part of the team of authorized experts gathered to start production!
Around the phenomenon of the “mofete”, gas fumes of Oliveto Citra, legends and many fears have arisen over the millennia. Marzia, an expert geologist of the association “Mefitis”, has decided to start a scientific investigation to remove once and to do this she needs a team of scholars from various disciplines including geologists, archaeologists, and naturalists.
Don’t hesitate, we need your help!
So we wait for you tomorrow for the inspection, try to be on time and remember to bring your water bottle!
Franco is the owner of the restaurant S. Pietro di Cetara and has to organize a banquet, but discovers that he has exhausted the supplies of the famous Colatura di Alici di Cetara Dop. He then relies on Daniela to bring him by the sea the new supply within lunchtime.
Do you want to be part of the crew bringing the amber-gold to the banquet? We are at the pier of Salerno and, I recommend, don’t be late because the delivery must be on time.
In 1889, King Umberto I and Prime Minister Francesco Crispi came to Lecce to inaugurate some important monuments. To celebrate the memory of this historic event, the Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane asked Fabio to put together a group of passionate volunteers to coordinate the production of an article and the preparation of a commemorative aperitif.
Fabio is waiting for you in Piazza Carducci, bring all your motivation together with lots of curiosity and creativity.
The Tigullio section of Italia Nostra commissioned Antonella and her environmental friends to produce the material for a documentary about the culture of the hill of Lavagna to promote the green culture and eco-sustainability of this territory.
Do you want to be part of the group that will highlight the eco-sustainable qualities of Tigullio?
Come with your smartphone and with all your curiosity to interview the locals and capture a landscape that dates back to more than 1000 years ago.
Vuoi far parte del gruppo che metterà in luce le qualità ecosostenibili del Tigullio?
Vieni con il tuo smartphone e con tutta la tua curiosità a intervistare i locali e immortalare un paesaggio che risale a più di 1000 anni fa.
Se ti intendi di fantasmi e non temi il mistero, Ilaria ti aspetta domani al tramonto davanti al castello, mi raccomando arriva puntuale perché sembra che il fantasma non aspetti!
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laria is a journalist and was commissioned by the owners of Castello di Sorci to summon some ghost experts with whom to examine the truth of the facts and legends of the infamous Baldaccio, the ghost that seems to infest the castle.
If you know about ghosts and do not fear the mystery, Ilaria awaits tomorrow at sunset in front of the castle, I recommend arriving on time because it seems that the ghost does not wait!
Se non temi il mistero vieni al castello Ilaria ti aspetta domani al tramonto, mi raccomando arriva puntuale!
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Farm Cultural Park is a Contemporary Art Museum that has given great prestige to the small medieval village of Favara and has now decided to take on the challenge of communicating local food traditions in a modern way. Annalisa Pompeo, a well-known Sicilian food and wine blogger, is ready to coordinate the groups who will take action to rediscover the ancient cuisine of Favara passing from house to house.
Looking forward to being part of this special crew? Then do not miss the next adventure where Annalisa intends to discover with you the secret recipe of the Easter Lamb, a typical dessert of Favara.
Simona has created “Time travel for foodies in Milan”, a new TV format dedicated to the history of Milanese food and wine.
Would you like to be part of the crew that will produce the episode dedicated to risotto alla milanese from Leonardo da Vinci to the present day?
Bring your smartphone and all your curiosity and creativity, Simona will be waiting for you at the “Camparino” Café in front of the Duomo to decide together the shooting schedule.
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Lately, the inhabitants of the San Ferdinando district are awakened by a recurring dream, strange night noises and mysterious episodes. They then decide to ask Anna, an expert in communication and Neapolitan traditions and legends to help them unravel the reason for these strange events. You too have been called as a collaborator to help Anna in the quest to discover the truth “beyond the immanent”.
The appointment is for tomorrow at the Galleria Umberto I, Anna has already prepared all the necessary material, you only have to bring your sharpest spirit of observation!
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How to sell experiential travel? We all know that it is not easy to propose original and high-quality experiential products to clients.
Sometimes the price can be frightening and we don’t have the right resources to explain the value, the professionality, the effort and the distinctiveness behind the product. Experiential travel is not easy to sell. … Read More
JoynPlayce is the brand which unites all the Stories to Live Together, a new kind of Italian travel experience where we put together entertainment and education with a gamification approach. Each experience has been created together with talented collaborators all around Italy who have been professionally trained by the Storyliving Experience framework. … Read More
The rowers of the International Boat Rowing Association decided to take part in this year’s edition of Vogalonga using a typical Venetian boat and the ancient Venetian rowing technique. To enroll in the Vogalonga, however, it is necessary to have passed the admission exam on the Venetian rowers’ register, which includes a theoretical part of general culture, in particular on the world of boats, and a practical part where it is necessary to demonstrate a real skill in the traditional rowing technique.
How can you get ready for the exam? No problem! Monica is ready to start the lesson!
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The Archeonaute Association of Verona has recently managed the excavation of the wonderful Roman Villa of Valdonega where precious mosaics and rare frescoes are kept. Francesca, an expert archaeologist, was commissioned to coordinate a group of creative Roman culture enthusiasts to promote this historic place that is still so little known.
So, take part with all your ideas in the workshop for the creation of a series of promotional gadgets, but first of all, to give you a general view of Roman history in Verona, Francesca is waiting for you near Ponte Pietra
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The G.A.D. Renato Simoni’s theatre company of Verona is looking for new actors for the next edition of the annual Shakespearean Festival of Verona. Cecilia is the assistant director of the company and this year she had the idea to carry out the casting by testing passionates about international theater, making them act on the natural stage of the most beautiful historical places in Verona and concluding at the Roman Theater. If you love Shakespeare’s theater, the beauty of Verona will help you immerse yourself in his art.
It will be more exciting than you think, so, go to the Verona Arena where Cecilia is waiting for you with the script to help you overcome the casting, even if only for a small part.
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Amanda is an expert sommelier and a good marketing consultant and a well-known farm in the Euganean Hills commissioned her the launch of an innovative line of wine derived from different denomination of the best products of the winery. For this important task, Amanda has decided to involve a team of oenologists with a particular creativity who will be given carte blanche to go off the grid.
Are you creative enough to be part of this team? Amanda is waiting for you at Podere Villa Alessi with all the tools of the trade.
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The memory of the Cimbri of the Lessini mountains is likely to disappear so the Local Rural History Research and Conservation Center decided to promote a recognition on the territory to find and map the last traces of the ancient Bavarian-Tyrolean settlers arrived here during the Middle Ages. Barbara has to accompany the expedition of exploring anthropologists who will have to search the area among pastures and ancient districts with her donkeys, to find traces, artifacts and testimonies of the ancient Cimbrian people and fix them forever in memory.
Barbara believes you can help out during this mission and is waiting for you at the farm with her donkeys, remember to bring a compass and pay attention to … “anguane”!
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Giovanna, an expert on medieval history, has been commissioned to guide a group of scriptwriters who have the task of defining the storyboard of a film that should enhance the history of Treviso in the “Game of thrones” style, on the basis of a well-known nobles’ feud in 1312. Starting from the historical fact, well explained by Giovanna, scriptwriters will have to define the scenes of the storyboard by reproducing snapshots in the places of the ancient feud and hoping to be convincing for the film to be produced and distributed.
You’re part of the crew too! Go immediately to the entrance of the Church of San Francesco where Giovanna is waiting for you with “bag and baggage” necessary for the definition of the scenes.
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1818, Fratta Polesine. The Austrian police set up checkpoints in the city streets to obstruct the supply of food to the citizens, so Enrico, the great Carbonaro master of Fratta, is recruiting the most daring to overcome the roadblocks and deliver the precious foodstuffs to the population.
So, it’s your time, join the Carbonari! Enrico is waiting for you in the shadow of the old mill to organize the uprising.… Read More
Maria Antonietta Avanzo was a legendary free woman, a motoring enthusiast who traveled all over the world earning the title of “Indomitable” which is the title of the book about her life. A woman whose life is more and more current and for this, the great-granddaughter Adelaide, decided to organize “Indomitable 2020”, a circuit with vintage cars, dedicated exclusively to female racers, on the roads of the Po Delta and the lower Polesine area starting from the wonderful Ca ‘Zen estate where Antonietta used to spend hot summers.
Do you want to reiterate the distinctive sign of Antonietta? Subscribe to “Indomita 2020”, Adelaide is waiting for you at Villa Ca’ Zen for a memorable, unique and unrepeatable adventure!
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With a view to the next Palio degli Ochi of Arquà Polesine, the Lord William III of the Marchesella commissioned the master flag waver of the group “Musicians and Flag Wavers of Arqua Polesine” to organize a new choreography to make the show even more special.
All the flag wavers of the contrada are called to take part to the rehersal at the court of the Castle of Arquà Polesine. Be on time and please, don’t forget to bring your flag!
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The island of Sant’Erasmo has for centuries been called “the veggie garden of Venice”. Here the Venetians have always experienced the silence, the slow rhythm of nature and the life of the fields in the most famous lagoon in the world. The citizens of the island want to keep this climate for which they are open to new residents but only as long as they are respectful of this lifestyle.
If you want to become an honorary citizen of Sant’Erasmo you must prove to the commission of the village that you have the right stuff, Giovanna is waiting for you at Punta Vela to start your initiation into the new life of Sant’Erasmo.
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The American magazine Architectural Heritage Online has launched a call for those creatives who will want to grapple with the promotion of some gems of Venetian architecture that are little known and usually less frequented by tourists. Stefano, architect, draftsman and deep expert of Venice, is the coordinator of the project that will lead creatives to discover and document a precious and authentic Venice with the aim of publishing their original material on a special insert of the magazine.
Do you feel ready to participate in this unconventional call? Stefano is ready to welcome you tomorrow in Campo dei Frari with the participation kit.
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Giuseppina is a historian and researcher from Venice and she has recently discovered that many streets take their name from the wine trade as Venice, from 1300 to 1700, was the largest disposal station of wine in Europe, partly produced inside the city. The news is shocking and to arrive at a detailed discovery, Giuseppina summons historian colleagues from all over the world to help her map the history and traditions of this unexpected revelation
Your knowledge of the history of wine and the wine trade in Europe will be very useful. Meanwhile Giuseppina is waiting for you at the Church of San Silvestro near Rialto with a map showing the reliefs of all the streets.
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Sergio, musician and author of Venetian songs, has just composed a wonderful love song about a serenade of two lovers in a gondola. The song would be perfect to be a candidate for the next Venetian Serenade Festival but musicians, singers and videomakers are needed to make the video trailer.
Can you sing or play an instrument and are you passionate about Venetian music? Sergio also needs you to record a good audition and run for the prestigious festival. So, don’t hold back! Sergio is waiting for you to take the score and then, everybody in a gondola!… Read More
Sylvie is a marketing consultant passionate about female entrepreneurial genius and for this reason she has been commissioned by Cristina Magoga, producer and owner of the Treviso-based film company “Officine Veneto”, to involve particularly sensitive screenwriters able to grasp stimuli and inspirations from the meetings that Sylvie is organizing to discover the history of women and places of Treviso, of unquestionable value, decisive for enhancing the feminine soul of the “city of waters”.
Do you feel drawn to this particular feminine sharing? Participate with commitment and curiosity and do your part to make the film. Sylvie is waiting for you with a pass to access the places of Treviso!
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Everyone would like to be like Casanova to impress the beloved, times have changed but perhaps the ancient code of seduction can help you even today. Whether you are a man or a woman you have the unique opportunity to take part in Venice at the “Casanova Seduction Open Day”, an immersion with many experts in the places that Laura will show to those who want to discover the secrets of seduction at the times of Casanova and try to actualize them to the present day.
Do you want to discover the secrets of Casanova’s world? If you feel ready for this adventure, Laura is waiting for you in Campo dei Gesuiti with everything you need and with a bit of mystery.
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The Carnival Grand Ball in Venice is an exclusive party, which becomes even more special for guests who know the period dances, especially those of the ‘700, such as the fabulous Minuetto. And you, do you want to earn your invitation for the Grand Ball and better enjoy this experience? Rely in Monica, a Venetian DOC and expert in Venetian Carnival traditions: surely she can help you prepare yourself to receive the exclusive invitation. You will be amazing at the Grand Ball!
Monica is waiting for you to introduce you to the experts in the Ball and its traditions: dance masters and costume designers will transform you into an authentic Venetian nobleman of the ‘700.
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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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Elisa has turned her passion for cycling into her work and has recently embraced the cause of Torricelle agritourisms, in a wonderfull hilly area overlooking Verona, which wish to spread the culture of 0km and allow the consumer to appreciate, in addition to the special quality of the their products, the history of the producers too. Elisa has therefore decided to organize the service: “Verona Agrifood Delivery” for a home delivery that brings the soul of the producers in addition to the products.
Do you like this idea? If you want to be part of the first team Elisa is waiting for you at the shop with bicycles and the map to create a truly innovative service.
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The Bosco Montello Consortium wants to renew the traditional travel guide with more interesting elements for today’s tourists. Alessia, the owner of the Sangallo Tours agency, has applied to deal with the project by engaging journalists with that particular sensitivity able to grasp the soul of places and people.
Do you think you have too a sensitive and attentive soul, suitable for this task?
Bring your smartphone for interviews and photos and join Volpago in front of the old town hall, you’ll find Alessia waiting for you with the Montello map and her van.
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Maura is the owner of the cosy agritourism Forzello of San Basilio, a small and quiet village where she was born, immersed in the beautiful and lush Polesana plain in the heart of the Po Delta, where Maura’s father made the incredible discovery of a ancient Roman post station, sign of the millenary tradition of local hospitality for travelers, traders, pilgrims and now for tourists. A mix of history, nature, food and legends that Maura wants to spread by forming brave Ambassadors of San Basilio.
If you want to discover the secrets of a rare land where time has stopped in an eternal framework, take part in the formation of Maura to become Ambassador of San Basilio and bring to the world the most intimate soul of this wonderful place and its inhabitants.
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Caligo proloco wants to nominate the Munara – style Pinza as a certified typical product of Veneto region. Alberto, owner of the Valgrande agritourism, has to involve a group of journalists, experts in food & wine, for the dossier, necessary for the nomination. It will need to collect and catalog information about ancient traditional recipes by interviewing the institutions, the “veci” and involving the famous Polesine “azdores” in order to put the hands in the dough by sharing their passion.
Your presence is very important for Alberto, so he asks you to arrive on time at the agritourism with your smartphone for photos and interviews because the time for the nomination is quickly running out!… Read More
The rise of experiential tourism in Italy is undeniable. There’s even an entire event dedicated to this ever-growing niche in the travel industry: the BITESP Experiential Tourism Trade Show. So, … Read More
Even though the country has always been a tremendously popular travel destination because of its amazing cuisine, spectacular historic architecture and stunning landscapes, experiential tourism in Italy is given it … Read More
Are you passionate about enogastronomy but you don’t speak a word of Italian? No problem!
Cristina is ready to train you with her masterclass “Italian Food & Spritz Masterclass” where you can learn the Italian terminology that will allow you to move freely in the oldest shops in the center of Padua and you will be able to prepare Spritz by yourself, the traditional Paduan aperitif famous all over the world.
Don’t be shy, take part in this unforgettable experience and don’t worry about the Italian vocabulary, Cristina has organised everything!… Read More
After a hugely successful and acclaimed first edition, the BITESP will take place once again in 2019. This International Experiential Travel Trade Show will take place from November 25 through … Read More
BITESP 2019 is a major experiential tourism trade show dedicated to experiential tourism in Italy. This includes everything from hiking and other outdoor food to agritourism, food tourism, wellness retreats … Read More
In Sant’Andrea Priu there is a magical place. Next to an ancient olive tree there are the Domus de Janas, also called “the fairies’ houses”. The Rural Heritage association is looking for special people to let them try a truly unique experience: finding a deeper connection with nature through the vibrations that this mysterious archaeological site gives off.
Will your emotions be able to make “The Tree of Life” sound? If you have an open and free spirit, the shaman is waiting for you to guide you on your process of reconnection with nature.… Read More
The Mediterranean Itineraries Association has decided to enhance the Palace of Pottino marquises of Petralia Soprana as an ideal place to shoot some scenes of the remake of the movie “Il Gattopardo” (The Leopard) and assigns Antonella, as a historical expert of the Palace and of the noble life of the late nineteenth century, to select the extras for the film.
Do you feel ready to pass the casting? Antonella is waiting for you “in the little square” in Petralia Soprana and, if you pass the selection, the contract will be yours!… Read More
The Mayor of Novara of Sicily commissioned Filippo, president of the PFM cultural association, to organize a special edition of the famous Maiorchino Tournament so as not to lose the tradition. During the Tournament, the citizens of Novara di Sicilia compete in a spectacular race where they roll a cheese (The Maiorchino) through the streets of the town.
Citizens of Novara di Sicilia, you are called to set up and take part in the tournament! Filippo is waiting for you tomorrow and don’t worry about the hat to take part, it’s ready for you!… Read More
Mariagrazia is an expert in agri-food productions and together with her friend Roberta, a professional cook, she thought to create the first Master in Cuisine of the Monsú, where you will learn to choose food products, to cook them and even to prepare the table in the manner envisaged by this particular type of cuisine. You will discover the tradition of the French chefs hired by the high aristocracy of the time, contaminated with the truest soul of Sicily.
If you have decided to participate do not hesitate, bring the shopping bag and Mariagrazia will give you the apprentice badge.… Read More
Saro’s cousins live abroad, they come to Acireale for the first time and they dream of finding their roots, the sea and the lands they had never seen before and meeting their relatives they have never met. Saro organizes the meeting with Giuseppe, “Pepè”, the only cousin who has decided to continue the profession of grandparents and of great-grandparents: fishing. It will surely be an exciting moment even if it won’t be easy to understand each other, Pepè only speaks the Sicilian dialect! Do you feel ready to learn the ancient secrets of fishing and find your roots? Saro awaits you at sunset in the square of Acireale!… Read More
Next month the marriage of Caterina, daughter of the Countess Beatrice, is planned, but tonight an earthquake has destroyed the facade of the rupestrian church of S. Maria dell’Idris and the marriage is at risk. The Countess Beatrice did not lose hope seeking skilful experts of tuff to whom assign the contract for rebuilding of the facade in record time.
The appointment is for tomorrow and if you think you are up to the task, come forward and show what you can do. Please do not forget to bring your work tools!… Read More
The people of Matera are by now tired of the continuous abuses perpetrated by the Count Giancarlo Tramontano and today, December 29th 1514, we are all summoned in front Castle, to Brunetta, the brave daughter of the gunsmith. Brunetta has called together the most intrepid citizens to arm them and promote an uprising in order to drive out the evil and hated Count.
Come quick, time is our enemy! Bring weapons and sticks to make this moment, so important for our town, epic… Read More
Today, at dawn, the death of Mr. Lambicco, rich feudal lord of Bernalda, was announced. It was rumored that the rich gentleman hid a great treasure and an assault on Ammicc Palace was unleashed. Imma, Lambicco’s daughter, however, reveals that the treasure is actually an ancient secret recipe and decides to open the doors of the palace only to talented cooks and talented pastry chefs.
If you want to participate in the “treasure hunt”, come tomorrow in front of the church of San Bernardino. Behind the treasure lies a “sweet” surprise … hurry up!… Read More
An advertising agency was commissioned by the managers of the Swabian Castle to create an original concept to promote the Castle on social media, the theme will be the re-enactment of the marriage between the son of Federico II, Manfredi of Swabia, and Elena of Epirus, which took place in 1259. To remain anchored to the facts and the iconographies of that time, the Agency involved Francesca, a well-known art historian, expert in the historical period of Federico II and Manfredi.
Don’t worry about setting up, Francesca thinks of everything, just bring your smartphone and all your creativity for the social media campaign!… Read More
Rosemarie is a famous cultural anthropologist and has organized an international convention of art historians on the theme “Masks of the Palaces of Lecce of the 1600s and 1800s, good and evil, outside and inside us.” We will have to examine the masks located at the entrance of the noblest palaces of Lecce and the deeper dimension that the metaphor of the mask plays on each of us will be revealed.
Map in hand, the workshop starts tomorrow morning and it is open to all those who will have the courage to understand the deepest meaning of this ancient tradition.… Read More
Archbishop Calabria commissioned Rosemarie, anthropologist and scholar of medieval mysteries, to establish an international commission to unveil the famous “Enigma of Otranto”. The challenge is bold because it is not just a matter of finding and freeing the greatest medieval European mosaic from stucco but also of revealing the more hidden meaning that is hidden in “the Tree of Life”, an iconography of the ancient mosaic which, according to the legend, seems to date back to the myth of the Holy Grail.
Rosemarie has already found the first clues; bring your history notes on medieval myths and legends and get ready to face the mystery!… Read More
Salerno year 1099 d.c., Sibilla Da Conversano is dying for having sucked the poison from the wound of her husband Robert II Duke of Normandy struck in battle during the first Crusade. Fortunately, Trotula De Ruggiero, one of the first female doctors in Italian history, does not give up and involves her students in the preparation of a powerful antidote obtained from the mixture of healing herbs collected in the Garden of Minerva.
But now don’t hesitate, we need you too! Come at the ninth hour of the morning at the Villa Comunale in Salerno and don’t forget to bring a cruet for analysis!… Read More
Maria Bellelli is the heir of Baron Bellelli and, upon reading the testament, she discovers an unexpected clause to be respected: the traditions of the community must be celebrated every year with a great feast in which the farmers will have to dance the famous “Tarantella Cilentana”. The organization is entrusted to Daniela and Angelo, two dance professionals and tradition experts, who immediately set out to search for farmers.
Do you want to help Daniela and Angelo carry out this challenging task? Come for rehearsals at the Bellelli Rural Company and, remember, do not forget to bring a colored handkerchief!… Read More
Maybe you have not noticed that the spiteful “Monaciello” has hidden all our amulets and now in Naples bad luck reigns. Yesterday, with the inhabitants of the Spaccanapoli district, we asked Luisa, the Director of the Academy of Fine Arts, for help in creating a more powerful lucky charm. The Director said that she knows how to do and she told us to meet tomorrow morning at dawn at the “La Tana dell’Arte” bar in front of the Academy.
Remember, be on time, we will not wait for stragglers. Ah, I forgot, remember to bring salt!… Read More
The Management of the Borghese Gallery has decided to select an advertising agency able to promote the most intimate soul that connects the works of the Gallery, namely Love.
Is it necessary to make perceive the deep meaning of the emotions that works inspire in people who are sensitive to art and love and what better way than through the use of social media, Facebook and Instagram?
It won’t be easy, so tomorrow, be on time at Villa Borghese with all your creativity, the Management is waiting for you at the entrance of the Gallery with badges to enter.… Read More
Irma is the greatest Italian hazelnut expert, she decided to organize an exclusive Masters course reserved for those “nutty” who have applied to promote the Italian hazelnut in the world.
We have received your request to participate in the Master and we ask you to send us your CV and any references for the selection. Places are limited, we wish you the best of luck. Good hazel-luck!
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The inhabitants of Rome have lost memory of some of their monuments: medieval porticoes, friezes and stems of Egyptian and Greek granite have gradually become invisible to their eyes. Francesca, director of the Fabrica association, wants to create a group of “conceptual restorers” from all over the world, so that with their external eyes they can restore value and importance to some “monuments” of Rome that have become invisible due to neglect.
With your help we can give a new life to these ancient stones, so don’t miss the first inspection organized by Francesca for tomorrow morning!… Read More
The Oasis of Alviano is one of the most beautiful WWF Parks in Italy, a wild and uncontaminated territory with a particular flora and fauna. Elena wants to promote the Oasis and invites you to the Great Photo Contest open to all lovers of photography and nature.
if you love taking pictures and immersing yourself in nature, don’t be shy! Take your camera and, even if you are not an expert, you will have a wonderful experience in a magical place.… Read More
Leone Amidei is the current executor of the great Michelangelo Buonarroti and, since the death of the last heir, it is the strenuous search for any other descendants to legitimize, to whom he can hand over the precious legacy of the famous artist.
I warn you that the next hearing will be in a week in Florence at Casa Buonarroti. If you are certain of being one of the last heirs of the great artist I suggest you arrive in time with pen and notebook and very well prepared to support the preliminary investigation.… Read More
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
The Pisa Film Association “Corte Tripoli Cinematografica” has commissioned Francesca, director and expert in enogastronomy, to make a short film about the many enogastronomic suggestions of Pisa, to enhance the city apart from the well-known leaning tower. Francesca is trying to create a group of talented video makers and location managers to make truly unconventional shots.
Francesca prepared the Storyboard and is waiting for you tomorrow at Keith Art Shop Caffè, you just have to bring your smartphone and be ready to immerse yourself in the flavors and tradition of this wonderful city.… Read More
The Bolognan enogastronomic culture center “Giorgio Costa”, asked Mario, a well-known expert in local enogastronomy, to involve a group of international journalists to promote and clarify the history and culture of the true Bolognan tagliatelle and thus defend the dish from the many mystifications.
Did you receive the invitation to give your contribution to this important enogastronomic report? Mario is waiting for you with passes at the Osteria del Sole. You will have to work and taste!… Read More
Alarm! Alarm! From the Castle of S.Margherita Ligure, Debora has just spotted the Corsican Pirates! Hurry up! We must flee to the mountain. Do not worry, we will certainly find a good refuge in the woods and we will be able to survive by discovering the resources that nature provides us with!
But now hurry up, collect supplies and the few belongings, Debora is waiting for you to guide you towards salvation through ancient paths!… Read More
Early 1800s. The Marchioness Busca Arconati Visconti, born Serbelloni, hosts the nobility in her country house in
Gorgonzola. The Marchioness will organise a sumptuous lunch for her distinguished friends, to show them that the
“Gorgonzola” is not a cheese for the poor, but is also worthy to be served at the tables of nobles. Ginevra, the
Serbelloni’s housekeeper, is selecting the team that will help her organize the taste with the best Gorgonzola.
And you, will you be part of the team? Ginevra is waiting for you for tastings.… Read More
After countless sufferings and adventures, Renzo and Lucia miraculously manage to get together in the churchyard of San Simpliciano and finally they can indulge in a sweet loving kiss, immortalized over the centuries.
Do you want to relive this moment of eternity together with your love? Elena is waiting for you with a red rose!… Read More
Hello children! Something strange happened in Milan. Giuseppe Verdi, the famous composer, has lost his notes and he can’t find them anymore. Therefore, Silvia, a close friend of his, decided to organize a grt. She is sure that she will be able to find them by retracing the musical locations that Giuseppe Verdi used to frequent in Milan.
We need your help too! Are you so intrepid as to join the group that will help Silvia in this challenge?… Read More
Silvia is a Venetian architect known for organizing memorable events. This year, she decided to bring together in Venice “carnettians” from all over the world. So all those who share her same passion for travel diaries and who want to try to do their own “Venetian Carnet de Voyage” to tell, according to their own and more intimate sensitivity, the encounter with a secluded, exclusive and secret Venice.
Do you want to respond to Silvia’s call? Register now because places are limited and, of course, in addition to the nib, don’t forget to bring your “Venetian Notebook”… Read More
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
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
Giovanna is a tour guide who loves her land and was asked by the mayor of Cividale to organize an innovative promotion campaign. The project will tell on social networks the typical “Friulan” characteristics, with photographs of places and traditions and interviews with the locals. For this task, Giovanna is gathering a group of international bloggers, so if you want to contribute to this venture, bring your smartphone and your ability to observe and tell the memorable experience, the administrators of Cividale del Friuli will know how to reward you!… Read More
Relatives and grandchildren can’t wait to taste, once again, the specialty of Grandma Marisa, her legendary Frico, a famous traditional dish from Friuli. This time the grandmother asks everyone to help in the preparation of this dish and Alessandra, the niece graduated in gastronomic sciences, immediately offers to organize the expedition to buy all the necessary ingredients.
What an emotion! Alessandra will bring the shopping bag and the list of ingredients and when we have taken everything, Grandma Marisa, will teach us how to prepare her excellent Friulian frico!… Read More
Taisuke Hamasaki is the owner of the restaurant “La Tartarughina” in Tokyo, renowned for its Italian cuisine. He wants to include in his menu the “Figo Moro” of Caneva, an exclusive specialty from Friuli known thanks to Giuliana, a well-known expert in local agri-food production, to whom he asked for advice to define the best proposals for pairing with Friulian wines and cheeses. Giuliana has decided to involve the leading local experts.
You too are part of the team! Remember to bring what you need to take pictures to send to Hamasaki, so you will help the Figo Moro to conquer even Japan with its sweetness!… Read More
After the tremendously successful first edition, the BITESP will take place once again this year. This International Experiential Travel Trade Show will be held in Venice from November 25 through … Read More
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily grows in popularity as a travel destination every year. Especially Americans of Italian (Sicilian) descent get more and more interested in visiting … Read More
Armanda has organized an innovative master degree in enogastronomy of Piedmont, to allow enthusiasts to learn about local cuisine specialties and become “Turin Tasters”.
The master will be very practical, you will learn the peculiarities of local products and you will have to show that you know how to buy, to the best value for money, at the market stalls of Porta Palazzo.
So, if you are passionate about local enogastronomy do not hesitate! Come in Piazza Palazzo di Città and don’t forget to bring your shopping bag.… Read More
Located in the gorgeous Italian Riviera, Portofino is a famously colorful resort town with a photogenic harbor and rich artistic history. The town is centered on that harbor, which attracts … Read More
Although the Leaning Tower is without question the main Pisa tourism attraction, there’s so much more going on in this vibrant Tuscany city than an architectural failure (which it basically … Read More
Artès, the well-known Professional Experiential Tourism organization in Italy, is excited to announce to have been selected as Training and Innovation Partner by BITESP – Borsa Italiana del Turismo Esperienziale … Read More
Experiential tourism is a growing market: Italy makes no exception and Airbnb well understands that. The Experience Academy Airbnb just launched aims at indirectly developing an experiential tourism offer in … Read More
In the last few years, experiential tourism has seen a rapid rise in popularity. It’s essentially a countermovement against mass or traditional tourism, a niche market that focuses on hands-on … Read More
Recently, the Municipality of Florence and popular accommodation booking site Booking.com established a partnership to encourage responsible tourism. This will promote sustainable tourism and best practices in Florence, as well … Read More
The BIT 2019 Exhibition took place this year from 10-12 February in Fieramilanocity in the center of Milan. BIT is an annual international trade fair which brings together people, operators, … Read More
The changing nature of tourism and holidaying whereby tourists are looking for an experience rather than an old-fashioned, basic trip, means that travel agents need to find partners to work … Read More
Over recent decades the travel and tourism sector has undergone major transformations especially when it comes to experiential way of living travel. There are many reasons for this including; the … Read More
Experiential tourism is, in the grand scheme of things, relatively new, although not unheard of. It is already a significant market sector and is continually growing. People are looking for … Read More
One thing is clear: the travel market is becoming increasingly high demanding and travel agents need to find reliable local suppliers that can always provide the best experiential tourism offer … Read More
The ministry of culture (MiBact) has recently released some interesting data regarding cultural travel experiences in Italy. Let’s dive a bit more in what makes Italy a great destination for … Read More
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 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
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
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