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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…

1 month ago

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…

4 months ago

3 Tips to Help You Plan Your Puglia Summer Accommodations

Planning a summer trip to Puglia? These three tips will help you avoid a hotel disaster.

6 months ago

Designer Outlets in Italy: Where to Go for Designer Discounts

Italy is renowned for its designer fashions. Learn more about outlet shopping in Italy and how to make a discount…

9 months ago

A List of What I Ate in Palermo

I Can't Believe I Ate All of That On Such a Short Trip

1 year ago

From Foreign Language to Lingua Franca: Italian Immersion Programs in Italy

I have a confession. Despite having lived in Italy for nearly three years and having studied Italian off and on for…

2 years ago

Finally Ferrara: Postcard From a City That Called Me Back

Have you ever pulled into a train station on your way to somewhere else and then promised yourself that some day you…

2 years ago

Five Favorite Flavors From Ferrara and Modena

To ring in the New Year, my family and I rented a farmhouse for a few days on the outskirts…

2 years ago

The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Saint Valentine of Terni

Saint Valentine, a Christian bishop from Terni, Umbria, was martyred in Rome during the 3rd century AD. Learn more about…

2 years ago

More Than A Mocha: Torino’s Sweet, Rich Bicerin

The bicerin is an important part of the coffee culture in Torino (Turin). Learn more about the bicerin.

2 years ago

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