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Ready to Travel to Italy in 2014? The New Brochure Is Here!
Published on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by If Italy (or Greece) is on your bucket list for 2014, take a look at the Perillo Tours Italy 2014 brochure! You can view it online or order it to be sent to your home. Can't wait to see you in Italy in 2014!...
Eating in Rome: The Best Tiramisu
Published on Friday, November 1, 2013 by When in Rome, do as the Romans do and when it comes to the lauded dessert Tiramisu, they get theirs at Pompi. Pompi is known as "Il Regno Del Tiramisù"  or "the kingdom of Tiramisu." The original location for the kingdom is a coffee shop/bar, Bar Pompi,  in Piazza Roma di Rè. This is where Romans would flock to buy a Tiramisu for a dinner party or get a swee...
Eating in Puglia: Pasticciotto
Published on Monday, October 28, 2013 by I've been in the region of Puglia, in the heel of the Italian boot,  this week. The most southern part of the region is called the Salento and here they eat a favorite sweet pastry -- pasticciotto! This single-serving, crusted cake with sweet filling was born sometime in the 18th century. Of course, there is debate about where exactly this sweet treasure was in...
Lost DaVinci Mural Uncovered in Milan
Published on Saturday, October 26, 2013 by Hidden beneath seven layers of paint,  a mural of trees  sketched by Leonard Da Vinci have been uncovered in a room of the Sforza Castle in Milan. Restorers working on the Now the Sala  delle Asse (Room of Planks), which Da Vinci decorated during 1498 with a mural of trees, have  uncovered hidden sections of the artist's original work, according to The Daily M...
The Italy Mix: Orvieto, Rules for Eating in Italy
Published on Saturday, October 19, 2013 by The 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: Exploring Orvieto: Rick Steves say this town in Umbria is everything an Italian hill town should be!  (Travel Agent) Italian is World's Oldest Man: 111-year-old Arturo Licata from Enna, Sic...
New Rome Food Tours
Published on Thursday, October 10, 2013 by You can't fully experience Rome without tasting the local culinary delights that make this city so unique. I'm excited to announce that Perillo's ItalyVacations.com is now offering two three-hour insider food tours that will have your mouth-watering as you walk around Rome. Traditional Flavors in Rome starts with breakfast and coffee and one of Rome's oldest cafes....
Fall In Love With Rome: Roman Adventure Travel Package
Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by Rome is a dream in the fall and winter...still warmer than home, fewer crowds and the light hitting the Eternal City's ancient stones in the most magnificent way. You will have time to explore the city on your own with a 4-star home base and guided tours of the highlights. Plus off season means travel at a great price; this package starts at $1,524 per person based on...
Rome By The Numbers
Published on Sunday, October 6, 2013 by Ever thought about Rome in terms of numbers? We did and here are the numbers that tell the story of the Eternal City: 7 - Number of hills in Rome. 15 miles - Distance from central Rome to the sea. 43 years- Average age of a Roman resident. 70.5 degrees - Average high temperature in October, in Fahrenheit. 108.7 acres - Size of Vatican City. 800 square meters...
Italy Travel Photo: Bologna in Black and White
Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by Bologna at 6 a.m. This central Italian city is a dream destination for foodies and cultural enthusiasts.  Explore Bologna with a private walking tour or cooking class. Photo by rufo, flickr.com...
The Italy Mix: New Perfume Museum, Driving in Italy
Published on Sunday, September 29, 2013 by The 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: Rome - Most Popular City in Italy:  Hotels.com reports that Rome beat out other Italian cities for most-visited title. (ANSA) 10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Italy: It is hard to pick the most...