Getting Into the Vatican Museums

It’s getting ever more difficult to get into the Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani), home to some of the world’s most precious and recognizable Western art including Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. The Vatican recently raised prices to €13 (ca. $17) for a…

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New Hotel in Capri

According to Elle magazine (and several other luxury travel watchers), there’s a new hotel in Capri. The first hotel built on the isle in years, the J.K. Place Capri overlooks the Marina Grande and has 20 rooms with a view…

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…

Getting Real In Rome’s Ghetto

An interesting article from the New York Times today profiling the rising real estate rates in Rome’s Ghetto. The area, bordered by the Tiber, Campo de’ Fiori, and the Campidoglio, has long been one of our favorite spots in the…