by Claudia Astarita   Christmas comes along with a beautiful atmosphere of love, family and...markets! This is a spread tradition worldwide that in Italy turns out to be very special thanks to the mouth-watering food and nativity scenes, finely made by local craftsmen. Let us explore some of the Italian best Christmas markets one should...

One of the most famous Italian songs in the world is dedicated to a funicular: it's "Funiculì funiculà" of course, composed by Giuseppe Turco and Luigi Denza in 1880 to celebrate the inauguration of the Vesuvio Cable Railway, the first cable railway to successfully ascend the slopes of an active volcano.   The song became so popular it was t...