Italy

Put Castelmezzano, Italy On Your Small Town Bucket List!

 destinations, Italy   Apr 6, 2017   By

Last summer I wrote about my favorite European small towns, and if I did that article today Castelmezzano would definitely make the cut. They say [...]

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Carlo Gesualdo – The Mad Musician of Italy

 destinations, Italy   Mar 23, 2017   By

“I die, alas, in my suffering, And she who could give me life, Alas, kills me and will not help me. O sorrowful fate, She [...]

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Why the Pompeii Ruins are a Must See Attraction

 history, Italy   Mar 9, 2017   By

“You ask me to write you something about the death of my uncle…he perished in a devastation of the loveliest of lands.” This is a [...]

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Why the Medieval Italian Town of Anagni is Worth Your Time

 destinations, Italy   Mar 2, 2017   By

Few attractions line the road from Naples to Rome. There is a palace here, an abbey over there, and then a series of nondescript towns [...]

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Celebrate the New Year in Ferrara, Italy

 destinations, Italy   Feb 22, 2017   By

Fireworks have never been my favorite thing. In fact, the words disappointment and anxiety best sum up my emotions on the subject. I left Barcelona [...]

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11 Thoughts About Driving in Italy

 destinations, Italy   Feb 15, 2017   By

I moved to Italy in early November, and struggled through a mundane first month with no driving options to go anywhere. Then, in mid-December, my [...]

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A Tale of Two Markets – Verona and Bolzano, Italy

 Christmas, festival, Italy   Dec 31, 2016   By

“A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every [...]

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How to Spend a December Weekend in Sorrento, Italy

 Christmas, eurotrip, Italy   Dec 14, 2016   By

December is a tricky time to visit Europe. Days are overcast and short, and the weather isn’t typically that great outside of far south. This [...]

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