A Year in Italy

Someone posted a great video on YouTube.com. The video features a rapid-fire slideshow of an entire year’s worth of photos taken in Italy. On the itinerary (at least in the first few minutes) are the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of…

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Italy Scores as Top Destination for Packaged Travel

For the fourth year in a row, Italy has placed first among tourists for packaged travel, according to the USTOA. This is hardly surprising to us, as Italy is one of those destinations so full of attractions that it pays…

Gourmet’s All Italy Issue

Those of you with a subscription to Gourmet magazine – or at least a keen eye at the supermarket checkout – already know that the January 2007 issue of Gourmet is all about Italy. We were thrilled to pick up…

Jazz in January

Winter means the music season for most of Italy. Opera productions and church-sponsored chamber music events are typical fare from Liguria to Lecce, but you’ll also find jazz and blues in the mix. Umbria, which has been home to Umbria Jazz and…