NASA History in Rome: The Birthplace of Michael Collins

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Melanie Renzulli @italofileblog

Visiting Rome is always a history lesson. But many people -- even Romans -- don't know that Rome played a…

7 Fountains in Rome That You Definitely Should Not Cool Off In

Rome's grand, historic fountains look awfully inviting after a hot day of sightseeing. But you absolutely, positively should not try…

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Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy

Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man, was born in Italy more than 500 years ago. Yet despite being one…

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Luxe Stays in Italy: Three New Choices for 2019

Two hotels in Rome and one in the countryside of Emilia-Romagna are some of the most-talked about new luxury properties…

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Sightseeing in Milan: 3 Places to Go Beyond the Duomo

The Duomo is magnificent. But do you know what else to do in Milan? Here are three ideas for first…

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Rome Wasn’t Built In a Day. So How Long Did It Take?

Rome has been written about so many times that we've all seen variations on the cliché phrase "Rome wasn't built…

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A Day Trip to Pompeii from Rome: DIY Trips and Guided Tours

Should you take a day trip to Pompeii from Rome? This post helps you decide whether you want to do…

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Of Bells and Believers in Agnone, Molise

Agnone, a small town in Italy's central Molise region, is known for its medieval bell foundry and traditional religious processions.

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Michelangelo in Rome: His Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and Beyond

Michelangelo Buonarotti is most associated with Rome because of his masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. But his work is all…

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Bulgari to Fund Torre Argentina Restoration in Rome

The Torre Argentina archeological area lies at the heart of Rome, both historically and geographically, but it has always been…

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