Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy
May 13, 2017

Walk with Your Love as Italy Illuminates the Night

Venice by moonlight, Rome under a canopy of stars. Summer in Italy presents special opportunities...

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View of Ruins of Circus Maximus in Rome, Italy
May 5, 2017

Hear the Cheers from Rome’s Circus Maximus

FINALLY, ROME'S CIRCUS MAXIMUS HAS SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT Until late 2016, when Rome’s newest ‘’...

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Martino Area Lucca Ancient Walls
May 3, 2017

Like Being on Top of the World: Walking Atop Lucca’s Ancient Walls

There's a special cycling tour in Tuscany offering one-of-a kind views of countryside and putting...

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Hadrians Villa
April 10, 2017

Under Your Feet in Rome: Centuries of Ancient Roman Life

In Rome, it's easy to find something marvelous to admire when you lose your way. Traipse down some...

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Via degli Astalli
September 27, 2016

Rome’s Rare Pocket Park

A friend of mine who is a fellow longtime Rome resident recently started to excitedly recount a new...

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SANDALMAKER
June 22, 2016

Sandal maker - Made in Italy!

Ok...these sandals were definitely "MADE IN ITALY!" Antonio Viva has been at it since 1958 at his...

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Your Own Italy Blog
May 18, 2016

Fake Fish and Any Excuse for Burrata

Judy Witts Francini put up a photo on Instagram yesterday of a dish called ‘pesce finto’, meaning ‘...

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Villa Rufolo – a jewel on the Amalfi Coast
April 29, 2016

Villa Rufolo – a jewel on the Amalfi Coast

On a recent trip to the Amalfi Coast I discovered the jewel of Villa Rufolo in the town of Ravello...

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April 10, 2016

Venice Ghetto

Venice's Ghetto marks 500 years of fascinating, culturally rich history Perhaps because you often...

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