Naples 101

Although Naples is the third largest city in Italy, it is not as well known as its more popular neighbors to the north, like Rome, Florence, and Venice. That’s why we’ve brought in guest poster Gabriella Sannino to tell us…

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The Complete Guide to the Bay of Naples

Now that Naples seems to have a handle on its garbage problem, it is hoping that tourists start to make their way back to Italy’s “city by the bay.” Right on time is a service article from the U.K.’s Independent.…

Roman Forum - Thinking Girl

Five Lessons Learned While Living and Traveling in Italy

Reflection is part of the prescription for moving from one year into the next. So while I wanted to write a year-end round-up a month ago, I realized that such an article would not fully capture the joys, sorrows, and…

Paestum Temple

A Little Greek / Yogurt in Paestum

If you tell a Roman that you are going Paestum for the weekend, invariably he or she will tell you: “Make sure you pick up some mozzarella di bufala.” Paestum is a sight to see without the culinary pit stop. A…

Humans of Rome

Capturing the Photos and Stories of the Humans of Rome

One of the biggest cliches – and truths – you will hear from travelers is how the best part of visiting a place is the people. Although tourists have been saying that for decades, it wasn’t until recently that portraits…

Polish Cemetery at Montecassino

Remembering the Battle of Montecassino

About an hour and a half south of Rome lies Montecassino, an enormous Benedictine monastery whose environs witnessed a very costly battle of World War II.

Italy Travel News Round-Up

Here are some of the latest Italy travel and news articles you may have missed: Florence, Italy, Undergoes a New Renaissance [L.A. Times] Just a Quick Bite With Leonardo [Visiting “The Last Supper” in Milan; New York Times] Florence, Italy:…