Summer is the best time of the year for many, and August 15 is the best day of the summer for Italians. On this day, families and friends gather to celebrate Ferragosto, a holiday that has been celebrated for centuries. But what is Ferragosto and why is it celebrated?
Abundant in history, culture, and mouthwatering cuisine, the Renaissance City is inland, landlocked, ocean-less. However, we’ve taken the liberty to round up five of the best beaches near Florence, which can provide a day of reprieve from the summer heat.
We’ve all had those days where we’ve set out to tackle our to-do lists only to find ourselves hours later with the same oustanding tasks wondering where we went wrong. What if we told you that you could free up your time and accomplish much more with just a few tweaks here and modifications there?
During the COVID-19 pandemic the beautiful beaches of Santa Barbara have been a sanctuary for both locals and tourists alike. Whether it's surfing at some of California’s best surf breaks or playing volleyball in the sand, we've rounded up some of the best beaches in Santa Barbara, California to meet everyone's needs.
Entrare in contatto con l’arte attraverso le lezioni di pittura di Patrizia Zingaretti nel suo studio-appartamento in zona Gavinana a Firenze è un’esperienza davvero suggestiva: il suo studio inondato di luce, dove unisce la sua passione del dipingere con le lezioni di pittura che offre a piccoli gruppi di appassionati e curiosi.
California Local Assistant, Isabella, has put together some delicious Everything but the Bagel Seasoning recipe ideas inspired by this top choice item from Trader Joes for our Prontopia grocery shopping and delivery to customers.
From the top of the boot-shaped peninsula straight down to the toe, Italy has plenty of characteristic desserts that will take your taste buds on a wild ride. Here are ten that you absolutely must try on your next visit.
With the vast amount of technology available today, there are digital solutions to all of our travel qualms. And when you just need some good old fashioned, in-person help, well...there’s an app for that too. Here are two of the best apps for travel in Italy.
Meet Patrizia Zingaretti - a Florence artisan and instructor who shares her passion for ancient painting techniques and teaching through her in-person art classes in Florence, Italy.
While Santa Barbara is most known for its location along the coast, offering both residents and tourists a plethora of beautiful beaches to choose from, it is also home to the Santa Ynez Mountain Range. Here are Prontopia's guide and tips to go hiking in Santa Barbara.
Come girare per Napoli può essere fonte di confusione, soprattutto per i visitatori alle prime armi. Eccoci qui per chiarire le perplessità e mostrarti come girare per Napoli!
You can't pay a trip to Florence without encountering the Medici Family's powerful influence. The Medici Chapels, located in Florence, are a prominent piece of their legacy that serve as evidence of the family's prestige.
What's better than slow travel experiences in Chianti, Italy? Discover from the voice of our Prontopian, Jodi, why Italy is the perfect destination for slow travel experiences.
Grocery delivery and other errand services now available in North County from Prontopia in Solana Beach, Encinitas, and Carlsbad.
Naples is one of the most lively and unique cities of the whole Italian peninsula. Saying "I Love Naples", Prontopia assistants are declaring their love not only to the history of a place touched by centuries of changes but to a way of life that forces individuals to connect deeply with water, soil, and souls.