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A mini guide to Italian truffles- hunting, buying and cooking
November 25th, 2020
A mini guide to Italian truffles- hunting, buying and cooking

Whether you are a certified truffle enthusiast or still haven’t had the pleasure of tasting this Italian delicacy - we have a treat for you! The truffle season is here and although most of us can’t get out for hunting or dining out at the moment, we can all brush up on our culinary knowledge and try a new recipe (or two) with our handy guide to Italian truffles!

How To Support Community During Covid
November 12th, 2020
How To Support Community During Covid

There are lots of ways to support community during covid based on your own capability.

San Martino in Venice
November 9th, 2020
San Martino in Venice

Have you ever heard of San Martino, the Venetian Halloween? It's different from an American Halloween, but still fun! Here's what it is and how to celebrate it.

Street Art In Florence
November 5th, 2020
Street Art In Florence

Florence is most known for its medieval and renaissance style art, so you might be surprised to know that there’s actually a thriving street art scene in Florence. And like all good street art, street art in Florence reflects the city’s history- and heart- in a unique way. Prontopia asked one Florentine to share her thoughts on Street Art in Florence.

Street art in Naples
October 26th, 2020
Street art in Naples

Street art in Naples is slowly overtaking pizza as the #1 form of artistic expression in this ancient city. We recently took a trip to see it for ourselves...

How To Get From Santa Barbara to LA Airport
October 20th, 2020
How To Get From Santa Barbara to LA Airport

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in time for a flight - with or without a car- can seem daunting, but there are many options to make sure you catch your flight on time without stress. Let's explore them...

Come trovare opzioni senza glutine a Roma
October 7th, 2020
Come trovare opzioni senza glutine a Roma

Se si è in un regime alimentare senza glutine, visitare una città può diventare snervante, soprattutto se non si riesce a far capo all'interrogativo su dove e come trovare opzioni senza glutine. A Roma fortunatamente non mancano né la scelta né le indicazioni per orientarsi in questo mondo.

How to eat Gluten-Free in Rome
October 7th, 2020
How to eat Gluten-Free in Rome

Many people dream of dining in Italy, twirling their forks on a delicious pasta bolognese or eating an entire Neapolitan pizza. But those dreams can quickly turn to nightmares for those with celiac or gluten intolerance. Pizza, pasta, lasagne, bread...how to eat gluten-free in Italy and still enjoy yourself?

13 Principles To Save The Future Of Tourism
October 2nd, 2020
13 Principles To Save The Future Of Tourism

Prontopia signed an agreement to support the 13 Guiding Principles put forth by the newly formed Future of Tourism Coalition. These transformative principles outline a bold vision to change and save the future of tourism.

Transportation in Santa Barbara, California
September 25th, 2020
Transportation in Santa Barbara, California

Southern California is known for a lot of things: beaches, laid back lifestyle, and...terrible traffic and no public transportation. Fortunately that's not entirely true- there are plenty of transportation options in Santa Barbara that keep you out of the traffic and into the beach groove.

World Cleanup Day
September 18th, 2020
World Cleanup Day

Il "Giorno della Pulizia Mondiale"(World Cleanup Day) è un evento globale, portato avanti da volontari di tutto il mondo in più di 170 paesi. Ha luogo il 19 settembre 2020. In Italia, per alcune città sarà diverso. Vediamo i dettagli insieme.

World Cleanup Day In Italy
September 18th, 2020
World Cleanup Day In Italy

World Cleanup Day in Italy came into being after the Estonian cleanup initiative in 2008. Today World Cleanup Day is a global social event, carried out by volunteers from around the world in more than 170 countries. The official date of the event is 19 September 2020 but in Italy it will be shifted a little for some cities. Let's see when and why.

Weekend Activities For Kids In Santa Barbara (Quarantine Edition)
September 17th, 2020
Weekend Activities For Kids In Santa Barbara (Quarantine Edition)

The Zoom school week finally ends and your children are excited for the weekend: but what to do? Luckily, in Santa Barbara, there are plenty of engaging and fun weekend activities for kids of all ages. 

How To Find What To Do In Florence Online
September 14th, 2020
How To Find What To Do In Florence Online

We’ve rounded up our favorite resources for things to do in Florence, ideal for both residents and travelers to enjoy the city and meet new people.

Cosa è la Regata Storica e perché è importante per Venezia
September 4th, 2020
Cosa è la Regata Storica e perché è importante per Venezia

Every first week of September, the Regata Storica takes place along the Grand Canal. Officially established only at the end of the 19th century, its tradition became largely known only in the last few years.Let's see what it is and why it is important for the city.


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