Fantastic destinations and
Bergamo is Number 8.
Castles, gardens, views, culture: you can find them anywhere and maybe it is worth taking a look further and not only taking the suggestions from a typical travel guide. Italy is far more than Rome, Venice, Pisa, Naples, Florence.
15 ways to piss off your italian friends.
Take a look on the list.
I need to add: don’t ever try Nr 1 or Nr 3 in my house and Nr 4 freaks me out 😉
Nevertheless pretty much the same “works” with the french too when it comes to food and language. And let´s face it: Paris is the center of the fashion world.
Take a look here