Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Venice via Google, Chianti Travel Tips

The Italy Mix: Venice via Google, Chianti Travel Tips
Published on Friday, November 15, 2013 by

Google street view, VeniceThe 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:

Venice: Google Street View: How did Google captures the alleys of Venice without cars? Employees carrying backpack-mounted cameras. (The Guardian)

St. Peter’s Bones: For the first time in history, the Vatican will allow the public to view the bones of St. Peter .  (Mail Online)

Superstitious Italians:  Find out why Italians don’t like the number 17 and nine other popular superstitions.  (Wanted in Rome)

36 Hours in Chianti:  Don’t miss these tips when you visiting the rolling hills and vineyards of this corner of Chianti. (The New York Times)

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