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The Italy Mix: Lesser Known Rome, Puglia Bread Artisans
Published on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web. Here are our top picks for this week: Lesser Known Rome:  This brief video gives travelers ideas of less famous places to visit in Rome including Centrale Montemartini where ancient artwork on display in a decommissioned power station. ...
The Italy Mix: Christmas Edition
Published on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web. Here are our top picks for this week: Traditional Christmas Dishes: Each Italian region has a favorite Christmas food, from seafood to soups to pasta. Tour the regions and learn about Christmas foods. (The Huffington Post) Buy Olive Oi...
The Italy Mix: Rowing in Venice, Rome Pizza
Published on Sunday, October 5, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Rowing in Venice: “There is no better way to connect with Venice than with an oar and discovering the original way of life that so few sustain,” says Nan McElroy.  (The New York Times) Rom...
The Italy Mix: Romantic Venice, Best Olive Oil in Italy
Published on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Romantic Venice: The top 10 things to do to celebrate love in this most romantic of Italian cities.  (Swide) Police Foil Wine Scam:  Officers uncover plot to flood global market with more th...
The Italy Mix: Amalfi Drive, New Amusement Park
Published on Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Drive of A Lifetime:  Many people dream of (and some dread) driving the beautiful but challenging Amalfi Drive. Here's an itinerary.  (National Geographic Traveler) Sicily's Facebook Mafia:...
The Italy Mix: The South Rises Again, Best Pizza in Italy
Published on Monday, July 14, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Southern Italy Revitalized:  More and more travelers are heading south and it is a new dawn for the Mezzogiorno.  (BBC) Best Pizzerias:  Picking the best pizza in Italy is a tough job but t...
The Italy Mix: Wine Hotels, Pompeii Tips
Published on Saturday, July 5, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Wine Hotels in Italy:  Where to sleep among the vines. Wine resorts are popping up all over Italy's wine regions.  (The Guardian) Etiquette for Rude Russians:  Tuscan hotel owner produces...
The Italy Mix: Gluten-Free Italy, Italy Cruises
Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Gluten-Free Dining in Italy: Italy can actually be quite enjoyable for the gluten intolerant. You might be surprised.  (The New York Times) New World Heritage Site in Italy:  Landscape of v...
The Italy Mix: Florence Baptistery and Driving in Italy
Published on Saturday, June 14, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Baptistery Dressed in Pucci: Florence's famous Baptistery is undergoing renovations and there are some fashionable duds hiding the work.  (The Florentine) Amalfi Coast Road Trip:  Yes, you c...
The Italy Mix: Italy’s Narrowest Street, Milan Flash Mob
Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web.  Here are our top picks for this week: Narrowest Street in Italy: Alley fight as Italian towns bicker over title of Italy's narrowest passage  (CNN) Milan Flash Mob:  La Scala's Philharmonic Orchestra storms Milan's Piazza Castello...