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.
Should you take a day trip to Pompeii from Rome? This post helps you decide whether you want to do a DIY day trip to Pompeii or take a guided group tour.
Michelangelo Buonarotti is most associated with Rome because of his masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. But his work is all over the capital and it is well worth the effort to seek it out.
Sicily has some of the most gorgeous golden mosaics in the world. Here's where to see these UNESCO World Heritage sights in Palermo, Monreale, and Cefalù.
Bomarzo's Parco dei Mostri is a park filled with fantastical sculptures of animals, monsters, and other beasts. It's an ideal day trip from Rome.
Want to see a soccer game in Italy? Here's information on Serie A and B Italian football leagues, Italian soccer stadiums, how to get tickets, and more.
The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city's best-kept secrets.
I Can't Believe I Ate All of That On Such a Short Trip
To ring in the New Year, my family and I rented a farmhouse for a few days on the outskirts of Ferrara. Thinking back to the trip, the timing wasn't ideal. Ferrara was freezing and on New Year's ...
Ride & Seek's Caesar bike tour is an epic bicycle tour that will take participants "in Caesar's footsteps" from London to Rome. Cyclists will bike through southern England, across France into ...
If you tell a Roman that you are going Paestum for the weekend, invariably he or she will tell you: "Make sure you pick up some mozzarella di bufala." Paestum and Its Greek Roots and Ruins ...
Much of what we know today about anatomy was first discovered and documented in Renaissance Italy.
How do you spend one year in Italy? Here's a month-by-month, personal account of my first year living and traveling in Italy.
Veronese Green is named after Verona-born painter Paolo Caliari, also known as Veronese. I used the color to guide me on my travels in Venice.
My review of the tour: Colosseum "Dungeons, Third Level and Arena Floor," Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill.
Learn more about the ancient and contemporary history of the Jewish people in Rome with a tour through the ex-Ghetto.
Rome is a city of many hills. But the seven hills of Rome are the original hills on which the ancient city was founded.