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Best Memories of 2020 and What Travel in 2021 Might be Like

2020 was a terrible year for all of us. People have lost love ones. Lives and businesses have affected badly by the pandemic. And yet in the sadness, humans always look for the positive elements. There have been plenty of articles being written about what travel will look like, specifically … Read More

Jewish Heritage in Rome

Rome’s Jewish community is one of the oldest in Europe, but also the oldest continuously populated community in Rome itself.

Where to Go in 2021

While it appears that the first few months of 2021 will look much like last year, with expeditions to the kitchen and treks to the bathroom being the extent of our wanderings, we dare to hope to be able to travel again before too long. For this article we’ve rounded … Read More

Three Days in Rome with Giorgia

As part of our 72 Hours In series we asked Giorgia, our woman in Rome, to tell us where she’d send a foreign friend on their first visit to Italy’s magnificent capital city and her hometown. Take it away Giorgia… There are some things in Rome that you really can’t … Read More

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Unexpected Italy

Think you know everything about Italy? Think again. The land of the dolce vita has more than a few quirks and surprises for the curious traveler.

Three Unusual Activities Within Two Hours of Venice

Veneto (Italy’s 8th largest region) is well-known for its history, landscapes, beautiful cities and towns, and also for the Prosecco hills in the Valdobbiadene area, which recently became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This area is located at the bottom of the Dolomites Alps and offers great views, … Read More

The Best Pizza Al Taglio in Rome

So, you’re planning your Italian vacation, and looking forward to experiencing Rome. You’re getting ready, reading everything you can about how to get to the Colosseum, what to see in the Vatican Museums, how to toss the coin in the Trevi Fountain, and what specialties you want to dine on … Read More

Italian Film, from the Piave to Basilicata

From masterpieces of the Western canon to lowbrow comedies to meditations on power, Italian classics run the gamut emotionally. Geographically, they’re no less varied, set from the alpine Piave River to Basilicata in the south. We asked our Italian staff for films that help explain their beloved homeland, and got … Read More

The Best Wineries of Veneto & Friuli

Italy’s famous wine regions, like Tuscany and Piemonte, are mostly known for their red wines. In fact, some of the country’s best whites come from two regions that aren’t so synonymous with wine, Veneto and Friuli-Venezia-Giulia. As I’m from the Venice area myself, and keen on wine and visiting wineries, … Read More

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