A close-up detail from Simone Martini's "Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus."
Postcard from Caffè Meletti, an historic bar in Le Marche.
Maurizio Catellan's L.O.V.E., a provocative sculpture in front of the Milan Stock Exchange, is more than an irreverent gesture.
Actor and life-long Roman Alberto Sordi was born in 1920. His home in Rome will open to the public to mark the centennial of his birth.
Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.
The latest rankings of the best places to live in Italy.
Get to know the works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the Baroque artist whose works are some of the most famous pieces of art in Rome.
The sublime style of Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites melded perfectly with the surroundings of northern Sardinia. Read more of my review...
Villa del Golfo Lifestyle Resort, a 4-star hotel in northern Sardinia, made me feel at home from the moment I arrived. Read more of my review...
Learn more about the Sardinian pasta su filindeu, the rarest pasta in the world.
Learn more about Sardinia's Femmina Accabadora, a witch-like figure who is also known as the Lady of the Good Death.
See Rome and Vatican City from a new perspective with a tour of St. Peter's dome.
The subregion of Gallura in northern Sardinia is one of the most naturally beautiful and invigorating corners in all of Italy. Here are some great reasons to visit.
The Grotta della Poesia, the "Cave of Poetry," is a not-so-secret secret summer destination in the Salento peninsula known for its deep, crystal waters and high cliffs.
Visiting Rome is always a history lesson. But many people -- even Romans -- don't know that Rome played a small part in the history of NASA and the first moon landing.
Admire Rome's beautiful, historic fountains. But absolutely DO NOT swim, wade, or cool off in them.
Leonardo da Vinci created many paintings, sketches, and engineering projects in his lifetime. Here's where to find them in Italy.
The Duomo is magnificent. But do you know what else to do in Milan? Here are three ideas for first time visitors to Milan.