Brook Wilkinson reports
1. Tests everything personally. Expect the specialists to know from firsthand experience the best options for each client's trip. 2. Has clout with local sources. Travel specialists often rely on local contacts to carry out the itineraries that they have concocted and to ensure that everything runs smoothly.3. Casts a wide net of contacts. Any decent travel agent has met the managers of the properties he or she books regularly, but the specialists make it a point to know every last person their clients are likely to...
Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed on January 27, 2014, is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust. Sardinia like many other places in the world commemorates this day not forgetting the past and preserving the evidence of this civilization on the island. There are many places in Sardinia that are considered related to the Jewish presence: Cagliari, with its ghetto and the ancient Synagogue, the Old Jewish Cemetery in Fordongianus, S. Antioco and the catacombs and many others.On Sept....
The list of the foreign newspapers and magazines that highlight the excellence of Sardinia territory is becoming longer. Few days ago the article in the New York Times where Sardinia is presented as the best region in Italy where to invest in seafront properties, and now, is the authoritative edition of the Sunday Times of London turn to spend a report on the island and on the increasing number of 'alberghi diffusi'. In the article signed by Maia Aimaro Ogden, Sardinia, and in particular Cabras (in the east coast near...
Good news for Italy and the beautiful beaches of Sardinia and Sicily, that -once again- are among the top choices of attentive observers of TripAdvisor.In the list drawn up by TripAdvisor of the best beaches chosen by millions of travelers Sardinia and Sicily are among the most appreciated.The users of Trip Advisor ranked the beaches of Sardinia among the "top 10 beaches of Italy and the top 25 in Europe".So here are the results of the top 10 beaches in Italy between Sardinia and Sicily, which occupy positions 8 and in...
Did you know that in Sardinia there is a type of pasta similar to cuscus? If you want to taste this delicacy, then you have to look for fregola or sa fregula (in dialectal variant).The fregola is obtained from a mixture of wheat flour and water, toasted in the oven and reduced to quite large and rounded grains.The handmade, Its golden color and unique flavor makes it particularly suitable for fish. The tradition includes many recipes with the fregola, but the most popular is the one with tomatoes and clams.The origins of...
On August 14, is a date to remember for Sassari who celebrate an ancient tradition, which finds its origins in the early thirteenth century as a votive offering to the Virgin Mary.The Festha Manna or Faradda, as it is called in the local dialect Sassari, has been preserved over the centuries, resisting the various rules and funding cuts (and already .. even at the time!) that put at risk the celebration of the anniversary.
From far away America, a group of experts, passionate about sardinian traditional songs visited the island to bring the fruits of their study and their passion. They are the "Tenores de Aterùe" who have honored Sardinia with a mini tour to visit the places where is born early polyphony and the folk linked with ancient Sardian singers. The group was founded in 2004 in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and has as its founding fathers in Carl Linich and Douglas Paisley both virtuosos of traditional music and Avery Book and...
Motus reinforces business relationships with USA Tour Operators. Italian Tourism Board promotes B2B meeting in New York and Chicago. Motus is the only operator from Sardinia to attend this event, starting on Oct 20th.See below the sample tours that we will offerWe need you! What is the best way to promote our trips with the US customers? Follow, share and post your suggestions during our tour.
Here we are back from the fair IMTM 2013 Internatonal Mediterranean Tourism Market in Tel Aviv.
During the fair we had a few hours to tour the city so we have passed from the modern Tel Aviv to the ancient Jaffa, through the flea market, a mint tea in the Old Town, a snack of Hummus and a breathtaking sunset over the Mediterranean!
The day begins in a very hot morning in February, (26 ° degrees, is above average for this season). From the hotel "Mercure" located in Tel Aviv in the area of the coast, we moved towards...
Thanks to the direct flight Riga - Olbia (Sardinia - Italy) AirBaltic opens new markets in the tourist industry.The protagonist of this event is Riga the capital of Latvia and the world capital of culture in 2014.The direct flight linking Riga to Sardinia will run from May 4 to September 28, 2013 with a frequency that will reach two flights per week during the peak summer season.For the occasion Motus will take part in the tourism fair Balttour 2013 - Riga from 'February 8 to 10 to bring our travels and Sardinia...
Ready to start another amazing experience attending the best exhibition of tourism and travel in the East Mediterranean area!! We refer to EMITT-ISTANBUL, where we will be from the 24 to the 27 of january 2012, in the ENIT stand, glad to meet and share with tourism professionals from all over the world!!On our return in Italy we will have al lot to tell, and a lot of new ideas for designing your trip.So..stay tuned for more news about EMITT and photos directly from the exhibition!!
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PANE FRATTAU -SARDINIA STYLE LASAGNA
This recipe is based on the traditional, unleavened Sardinian bread “pane carasau”, softened using mutton-broth, and transformed into a sort of lasagna, supporting layers of tomato sauce and pecorino cheese.
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Ingredients & Directions for 4 people
• 8 sheets of “pane carasau” bread, the round, dry, unleavened Sardinian flatbread. This bread is found in many areas of the world and it comes in 2 sizes:...
Delitala, who was born in Orani in 1887 and died in 1990 at the age of 103, is considered one of the greatest Italian engravers of the 20th century. After earning a diploma as an accountant, this self-taught artist moved to Milan where he worked in the administrative offices of the billboard company Duchesne, initially as an accountant, and subsequently as a graphic artist, while attending an upper-level class in lithography. As early as 1911 he completed two works for the Municipality of Orani, but as he was called to...
The festival culminates in the first weekend in September with the Corsa degli Scalzi ("Barefoot Race"), a poignant spectacle commemorating an Arab pirate attack in 1506 that forced Cabras' faithful to save a statue of the Savior by spiriting it from town to its hiding place in San Salvatore, a town at some distance… Since then, every year at dawn on the first Saturday in September, the "rescue" is recreated by hundreds of barefoot males from Cabras wearing the white tunics, who run from the parish church in Cabras...