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Where I’ve Been: Interactive Map of Italy

I haven't been everywhere in Italy. But I have traveled extensively throughout the country, both as a guidebook writer and as a resident. I have ...

These Were the Most-Visited Museums in Italy in 2019

The latest list of the top 30 most-visited museums in Italy includes archeological parks, castles, and world-class galleries across 10 out of 20 ...

Emilia-Romagna Travel Guide

Emilia-Romagna is a region known for its good taste and unforgettable flavors. The region is a major contributor to Italy's gastronomic heritage, ...

Abruzzo Travel Guide

From its rugged, mountainous national parks to its less touristy Adriatic beaches, Abruzzo is, as noted by writer Giorgio Manganelli, "a great ...

Raphael: Where to See His Works in Italy

Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.

Lazio Travel Guide

Lazio is Rome's region. But despite being home to Italy's capital and largest city, Lazio has a reputation for being rather bucolic. Lazio is ...

Tuscany Travel Guide

A harmonious landscape of vineyards, olive groves, and rolling plains dotted with cypress trees, Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions in ...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy

Italy boasts 59 World Heritage sites and holds the record for the most UNESCO heritage sites in the world.

June in Italy: Weather, Holidays & Festivals

Glorious June begins straight away with a celebration. Republic Day (Festa della Repubblica) takes place on 2 June with patriotic parades, ...

Designer Outlets in Italy: Where to Shop for Discounts

Italy is renowned for its designer fashions. Learn more about outlet shopping in Italy and how to make a discount shopping spree part of your travel ...

Italy’s Alpini Corps: The Traditions Beyond the Feathered Cap

The grey felt cap adorned with a black raven feather worn by old northern Italian men and some modern-day camouflaged troops is known as the ...

Amatrice As It Was Before

There won't be a next time. Amatrice has been on my "next time" list for the past two years. We have talked about visiting the town for a Sunday ...

Amatrice and the Earthquake in Central Italy

During the wee hours of the morning, an earthquake with a 6.2 magnitude struck central Italy. Italian news reports say the epicenter was near Rieti, ...

Italy Hotel Recommendations: Quick Reviews of Places I Have Stayed in Italy

Following is a list of hotels in Italy that I personally recommend. I have stayed in all of them and found them adequate if not absolutely superb. ...

Natale di Roma: Rome Celebrates Its Birthday

The city of Rome was born on April 21, 753 BC. In Italian, it is known as the Natale di Roma—the birthday of Rome.

The Monumental Trees of Italy

Have you seen this book? Many years ago, I found this book while browsing the clearance stacks at a used bookstore in Washington, DC. ...

From Veronese to Futurism: Italian Art in the NYRB

Excerpts from the Art Issue of the New York Review of Books. Reviews on Veronese, Piero della Francesca, and Futurism. There's also a Michelangelo ...

Earthquakes in Italy and a Map of Italy’s Earthquake Zones

Earthquakes can strike nearly anywhere in Italy. Learn more about seismic activity in Italy, from historic quakes to earthquake monitoring resources.

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