Italy has always been a fascinating place for many, rich of history and culture. The idea of tourism as we know it today was born during the Renaissance, it started when British wealthy young people (around 21 years old), usually accompanied by a tutor, went on a long journey through Europe with Italy being the final stop and main attraction.
February is widely considered as the month of love and romance. Everybody knows that Valentine’s Day is celebrated worldwide on 14th February. Chocolates, greeting cards with Cupidos, flowers and gifts, heart shaped goods are exchanged between lovers. Not too many know the origin behind the sweet festivity, that comes from Christian and ancient Roman traditions, and it’s quite gruesome though!