Things to do in Rome – Carnival

Carnival Streamers

Today, Italian Carnival last week officially starts. If you have read our post about Venice Carnival, you already know that the City on Water has begun its costume parades and festivals last weekend. But in Rome, the days of the most lively celebrations are between the so-called Giovedì and Martedì Grasso. That is, Fat Thursday and Tuesday. Why is Carnival … Read More

Things to do in Venice – Carnival

Artisan colouring a venetian carnival mask

The most colorful festival of the year comes back between January 27 and February 13 Walking through the suggestive streets and canals of Venice, you have certainly noticed some particular crafts. We are talking about decorated masks. They could be just for eyes or for the whole face, painted in white or with bright colors, adorned with feathers, glitters, tiaras … Read More