Category Archives: Italy

Fantastic Florence

Florence or Firenze has a very special place in Italian history and culture. At the heart of Tuscany, the entire city seems to be a masterpiece of Renaissance art and architecture. It would be a mistake to read it off as just another

Fantastic Florence

Florence or Firenze has a very special place in Italian history and culture. At the heart of Tuscany, the entire city seems to be a masterpiece of Renaissance art and architecture. It would be a mistake to read it off as just another

Sweet Siena

Siena is the undeniable jewel of Tuscany, with its medieval architecture and lively piazzas bringing to life a piece of history long gone. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is definitely worth a visit!

Sweet Siena

Siena is the undeniable jewel of Tuscany, with its medieval architecture and lively piazzas bringing to life a piece of history long gone. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is definitely worth a visit!

Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana is like one of those native tribes in the jungles of the Amazon, so far removed from anything else that they’ve maintained their own unique civilization. In reality the Italian island is only a few hours away by

Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana is like one of those native tribes in the jungles of the Amazon, so far removed from anything else that they’ve maintained their own unique civilization. In reality the Italian island is only a few hours away by

Winter in Venice

Most visitors usually flock to Venice during the warm and sunny summer months, and I don’t question their logic. You don’t have to convince me that warm weather and sunny skies are a good thing. But if you’re only visiting Venice in the

Winter in Venice

Most visitors usually flock to Venice during the warm and sunny summer months, and I don’t question their logic. You don’t have to convince me that warm weather and sunny skies are a good thing. But if you’re only visiting Venice in the

Aperitivo in Milan

Milan has never been the first city anyone thinks of when talking about foodie destinations, but there is something that makes it totally worthy of a spot on any such list: the northern Italian tradition aperitivo. Aperitivo Tour Around Milan While the

Aperitivo in Milan

Milan has never been the first city anyone thinks of when talking about foodie destinations, but there is something that makes it totally worthy of a spot on any such list: the northern Italian tradition aperitivo. Aperitivo Tour Around Milan While the

Summering in Tuscany

I’ve always loved the word summering. Making a verb of a specific season feels so 1980s nouveau riche, sort of like peppering your English sentences with some French or Italian phrases to seem more cultured. It feels like the kind of thing

Summering in Tuscany

I’ve always loved the word summering. Making a verb of a specific season feels so 1980s nouveau riche, sort of like peppering your English sentences with some French or Italian phrases to seem more cultured. It feels like the kind of thing

Sicilian Delights in Trapani

Trapani is a small town on the west coast of Sicily. It’s not so much a destination as it is a stopping point on the way to other, more lively, resorts on the Italian island. But for those seeking a more

Sicilian Delights in Trapani

Trapani is a small town on the west coast of Sicily. It’s not so much a destination as it is a stopping point on the way to other, more lively, resorts on the Italian island. But for those seeking a more