Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Island of Ischia, Venice with Donna Leon

The Italy Mix: Island of Ischia, Venice with Donna Leon
Published on Sunday, July 28, 2013 by

Ischia-2The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week:

Ischia’s Appeal:  Its neighbor Capri is far more famous but the island of Ischia is well worth a visit. (The Sun)

A Murderer’s Tour of Venice: Author Donna Leon, who lives in Venice, makes the city the backdrop for her mystery novels.  (The New Zealand Herald)

Italy’s Abandoned Pets: 350,000 pets are abandoned on Italy’s roads and streets annually, many before the start of the August vacation time.  (Italy Magazine)

A “Green” Vineyard in Umbria: This Umbria winery is considered one of the most eco-friendly in Italy and offers tours in special eco-vehicles as well as a green wine bar. (Dream of Italy)

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