Green Guide Tuscany, 6th Ed., Now Available

In an effort to beat the rush on all the spring travel book releases, Michelin very quietly released the 6th edition of its Green Guide Tuscany in mid-November. This is a leaner, meaner version of the guide, with a crisper…

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Saving Money with Combined Tickets

It’s tough to be an American¬†tourist in Europe right now, what with the dollar sinking to new lows against the euro every day. The New York Times had a fantastic Practical Traveler feature a few¬†months back titled 10 Ways to…

Art Teacher in Your Pocket

Art history junkies take note: learning about Italian art is easy with Jane’s Smart Art Guides. Order a CD set – or, even better, download the MP3s to your iPod – and you can learn more about St. Peter’s Basilica,…

Study in Florence

Looking to sharpen more than just your senses on your next trip to Florence? Gridskipper has put together a fine list of schools for learning about the fine art of Italian cooking, wine, photography, painting, and more. Where to Study…