October 25, 2020

Syracuse: rivals some of Sicily's better-known tourist locales

Enriched by 3,000 years of history, Syracuse rivals some of Sicily's better-known tourist locales...

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October 25, 2020

Salento: offers the best of many worlds

Salento, at the very heel of the Italian ''boot," offers the best of many worlds Whoever coined the...

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August 14, 2020

The Gentle Hills of Easy-going Umbria Invite Exploration & Relaxation

Rather unspoiled by mass tourism, Umbria is an unassuming region of gentle hills commanding valley...

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August 14, 2020

Some Unexpected Benefits Await ''Pioneering" Tourists in Italy

When Americans start coming again as tourists to Italy, they will find hoteliers, museum directors...

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February 26, 2020

Blockbuster Raphael Exhibit

Blockbuster Raphael Exhibit Gets Extended Lease on Life Italy celebrates its geniuses in a big way...

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February 26, 2020

In the Mood for Medieval

Rome is big on Baroque. Ornate, imposing masterpieces abound, from the marble-adorned, opulent...

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February 25, 2020

Carmen's Corner: Spring is around the Corner!

March is upon us and Spring is around the corner! This is the time one starts dreaming and planning...

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December 20, 2019

Carmen's Corner: Christmas Music, Roman Style

Places look different from each other. But have you ever noticed differences from place to place in...

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December 20, 2019

Mantua: where noble patrons of the arts held sway for centuries

While a handful of cities dominate tourism in Italy — Rome, Milan, Florence, Naples and Venice are...

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December 20, 2019

New Year's in Italy is celebrated in a big way

In the Italian language, adding one” to the end of a word makes something bigger. So, if “cena”...

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