Italy travel

The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Stories of an architectural celebrity.

Recently I had the occasion to visit Pisa in Italy. It was out of season and a professional tour guide friend had said she’d show me the Campo dei...
The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant’Angelo is one of the main tourist attractions in Rome.— Photo by GekaSkr

Secret History of Italy: the Prisons of Castel Sant’Angelo

When visiting Rome, I like staying close to the Vatican: there’s something magic in seeing “il cupolone” first thing in the morning that I wouldn’t...
Juliet’s Tomb, Verona, Italy

Juliet’s Tomb, Off the Beaten Path in Verona

Most people know that you can visit Juliet’s balcony when you go to Verona, Italy. It’s hard to miss, really, it’s arched brick entrance just a block...
A sail boat is one of the most enjoyable ways to discover Italian islands

Four itineraries to discover the Italian islands by sailboat

Imagine the waves slapping the hull and above, the sail snapping smartly in a gentle breeze and the quiet sing-song of a sailboat gliding across the...
Those who enjoy the mountains will be stunned at the beauty of the Dolomites

5 itineraries to discover Italy by bike

Slow down, shape up and take your time: traveling by bicycle can be a real treat and the best way to explore and get to know many areas of Italy. In...
The Castel Sant'Angelo of Taranto, better known as the Aragonese castle

New and ancient treasures in Taranto

A maritime town on the sunny shores of the Ionian Sea, Taranto is often overlooked by tourists who flock to more mainstream areas of Apulia, such as...

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