December 6, 2022

Western Sicily offers tastes of many civilizations that left their mark -- and their cuisine's traditions -- on the island

If you don't make it in time for this summer's street food festival in Trapani, a Sicilian port...

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October 29, 2022

Fit for Emperors & Popes

Rome's Castelli towns make for relaxing getaways from the city First Roman emperors, then pontiffs...

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March 2, 2021

Off the Beaten Trail and onto Nature's

Italy's national parks appeal to hikers, cyclists, horseback riders, and wildlife lovers alike Many...

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March 2, 2021

Italy's Museums Connect with Art Lovers

with cooking lessons inspired from still life and "guided" virtual gallery tours She's modest and...

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December 18, 2020

In big cities and small towns, opera houses draw locals and tourists whatever the season

The appeal of opera is so universal, opera-goers flock to theaters to enjoy performances in...

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December 18, 2020

Sojourns in "Borghi" Offer a Sampling of Small-town Italian way of Life

When Italians take a vacation in their country, their choice of destination often is one of these:...

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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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