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  • Steve’s Travel Tips: New Taste of Italy Tour (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: New Tast... Published on Saturday, January 12, 2019 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share a video about a new Perillo Tours escorted tour of Italy: Taste of Italy!...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: New South & Sicily Tour (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: New Sout... Published on Monday, January 7, 2019 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share a video about a new Perillo Tours escorted tour of Italy: South & Sic...
  • Venice Passes Tourist Tax Venice Passes Tourist Tax Published on Friday, January 4, 2019 by
    Venice has passed a new tourist tax of up to 10 euros per day to day trippers, aimed at providing funds to clean up the city after hordes of day trippers come in. The tax will likely vary depending on the season, and will apply to both Italian and foreign tourists. Tourists who spend ...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: New Year’s Eve in Italy (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: New Year... Published on Thursday, December 20, 2018 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share my tips for New Year's Eve in Italy. The Italians have some very specific t...
  • Iconic Rome Hotel Celebrates 125 Years Iconic Rome Hotel Celebrates 125 Ye... Published on Sunday, December 16, 2018 by
    In honor of its 125th anniversary, Rome’s iconic Hotel Hassler is celebrating with a gala and an interactive exhibit. hundreds of elite guests. The five-star luxury hotel opened in 1893, and has become a fixture in the Roman landscape,having accommodated celebrities, artists, and p...
  • Italian Christmas Markets Italian Christmas Markets Published on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by
    Many tourists from the United States hear “Christmas market” and immediately think of Germany’s deservedly famous “Weinachtsmarkts” and “Kristkindlmarkts,” both of which conjure up the smell of Gluehwein and the sizzle of roast bratwurst. But Italy has its own legion of marke...
  • Steve’s Italy Travel Tips: Christmas in Italy (Video) Steve’s Italy Travel Tips: Ch... Published on Monday, December 10, 2018 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video,  I'm talking about Christmas in Italy, traveling to Italy for Christmas, I...
  • Italian Christmas Dessert Recipe: Struffoli Italian Christmas Dessert Recipe: S... Published on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by
    Nothing says Christmas in Italy quite like a pile of struffoli on an Italian table. The marble-sized dough balls are deep-fried to a golden hue, coated in honey and tiny hard sprinkles. While the traditional recipe calls for deep-frying the balls, some modern recipes call for spreading t...
  • High-Speed Trains To Run From Rome’s Fiumicino High-Speed Trains To Run From Rome&... Published on Saturday, December 1, 2018 by
    Beginning December 18th, travelers will be able to take high-speed Frecciarossa trains straight from Rome’s airport to destinations across Italy. The Frecciarossa trains will connect Fiumicino Airport with Florence, Venice, Pisa, La Spezia and Genoa. Currently, travelers have to go into ...
  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa Is Leaning Less The Leaning Tower of Pisa Is Leanin... Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by
    Construction work completed in 2001 is having an unexpected effect on the Leaning Tower of Pisa: Since then, its tilt has lessened by 1.5 inches. The tower was closed to visitors from 1990 to 2001 while construction work was done to correct the tilt and protect its long-term stability. ...