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  • Steve’s Travel Tips: Pizza in Italy (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Pizza in... Published on Monday, September 19, 2016 by
    No one knows Italy better than Steve Perillo. In his Steve's Travel Tips videos, Steve shares his advice for eating the best pizza in the world in Italy. In this video, he explains that pizza was born in the city of Naples and how the pizza-eating experience is different in Italy than i...
  • Obelisks Restored on Florence’s Piazza Santa Maria Novella Obelisks Restored on Florence’... Published on Saturday, September 10, 2016 by
    As part of an ongoing facelift to Florence’s Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the piazza’s two, 500-year-old marble obelisks have been restored. The project, which cost 95,000€, began in December 2015 and was funded by the Florence I Care project, a collaboration between the city governme...
  • Two Tuscan Towns Consider Merging Two Tuscan Towns Consider Merging Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 by
    Two neighboring Tuscan towns, both with abundant agricultural assets but a shortage of manpower, are considering merging into one. San Giovanni d’Asso, famous for its truffles, and the larger city of Montalcino (pictured) 10 miles south, known for the Brunello di Montacino wine, would c...
  • Follow Goethe’s Journey Through Italy Follow Goethe’s Journey Throu... Published on Saturday, September 3, 2016 by
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), a prolific and celebrated German writer and philosopher whose works include novels, poetry, memoirs, an autobiography, scientific writings, and drawings, also had ties to Italy. From 1786 to 1788, he embarked on a tour of Italy that greatly influence...
  • Visit A Haunted Island Near Rome Visit A Haunted Island Near Rome Published on Saturday, August 27, 2016 by
    For travelers seeking an otherworldly experience, the allegedly haunted Isola Bisentina, said to host spirits, demons, and other monstrous creatures, may transport you to another realm. The island is in the middle of Lago di Bolsena, a crater lake located in the province of Viterbo about ...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: Italy in August (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Italy in... Published on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by
    No one knows Italy better than Steve Perillo. In his Steve's Travel Tips videos, Steve shares his best advice for enjoying Italy. In this video, he explains that August can actually be a great time to visit Italy. You can join the Italians at the beach or have the big cities to yourself...
  • Beach Hogging Bans in Effect Around Italy Beach Hogging Bans in Effect Around... Published on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by
    August in Italy primarily means two things: vacation month for Italians all over the country, and hot weather that drives the masses to the coast. Popular vacation spots around the country are crowded, and visitors will go to great lengths to ensure their holiday is perfect. At the beach,...
  • Is That An Italian Dish? Think Again Is That An Italian Dish? Think Agai... Published on Saturday, August 13, 2016 by
    Italian cuisine is among the best in the world, and its delectable, gourmet dishes embody the passion of a country devoted to cooking as craft. Italian-American food is also delicious, ranking high on the list of staple comfort foods that are easy to prepare. To the surprise of many Americ...
  • Record Number of Tourists Visiting Italy in 2016 Record Number of Tourists Visiting ... Published on Monday, August 8, 2016 by
    Italy has seen a steady rise in tourism over the past years, and while good for its economy, the number of visitors that descend upon the country’s most-visited areas each year definitely takes a toll on resources. In 2014, Italy was the fifth most-visited country in the world, with ...
  • Volcanic Activity Increasing Outside Rome Volcanic Activity Increasing Outsid... Published on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by
    According to the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters, a volcanic system on the outskirts of Rome may be waking up. Geologists had believed the volcano was extinct until recently, when they began noticing changes in the earth. About 20 years ago, scientists observed that the h...
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