Italy Travel News Round-Up

Tuscan SunsetHere are some of the latest Italy travel and news articles you may have missed:

Plus, there has been massive coverage of Italy’s deepening economic crisis. Here are a few pieces of analysis:

Italy Article Round-Up

In case you missed these recent articles on travel to Italy…

New York Times
Sicily, Through the Eyes of the Leopard

The Washington Post
See Naples…And Eat

Sydney Morning Herald
Ready for Super-Bol (A Search for the Best Ragu in Bologna)

Los Angeles Times
Exploring Sun-Splashed Venice’s City Squares

The Guardian (UK)
Instant Weekend…Turin

The Boston Globe
Eat Them All, Pray For More, Love the Neopolitan Pie
Ancient Capri Still Casts Its Powerful Spell

Seattle Times (Rick Steves’ Europe)
For Italy In the Extreme, Go to Naples

The Independent (UK)
See Italy – From the Wheel of a Ferrari
Lyrical Charm in Capri

The Vancouver Sun
How To Enjoy Rome With the Kids

The Financial Times
Do You Need Another Reason to Visit Florence?

Rome’s Best Pizza

A Roman Pizzaiolo At Work

Think you know the best place in Rome to get a slice (or pizza al taglio, as it were)? Fodor’s Travel Wire recently listed their five favorite pizza joints in the Eternal City and detailed some of the specialties of the Italian pizza table, including the cappriciosa and the margherita. The post fails to mention, however, how much fun Italians have with their pizza, piling on eggplant, asparagus, or a fried egg depending on the season or the craving. We’re partial to “lo studente,” a carb-heavy pizza with sliced, roasted potatoes meant to satisfy the student’s hunger and budget. When in Rome…