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The Italy Mix: Protecting Tiramisu, Panic in Pisa
Published on Friday, September 13, 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: Take Action for Tiramisu:  An Italian politician has asked the European Union for protection for that precious dessert - tiramisu. (Italy Magazine) No Fun at Leaning Tower of Pisa: A panicked ...
The Italy Mix: The Borgias, Italian Genealogy
Published on Friday, August 30, 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: Looking for the Borgias:  Novelist Sarah Dunant  is an expert on the Borgia clan who were true power brokers in 16th-century Italy. (The Daily Mail) 36 Hours in Lecce: This city in the region ...
The Italy Mix: Siena Travel Advice, Italy With Baby
Published on Monday, August 12, 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: Siena: Italy's Medieval Gem:  Rick Steves explores the Tuscan city of Siena and recommends sites, hotels and restaurants. (The Seattle Times) Italy With A Baby: New parents take their baby to P...
The Italy Mix: Island of Ischia, Venice with Donna Leon
Published on Sunday, July 28, 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: 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 ...
The Italy Mix: Fishing in Tuscany, Colosseum Restoration
Published on Thursday, July 18, 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: Fishing in Tuscany:  Who knew that the region of rolling hills and vineyards is also a fine place to fish - whether in the rivers or on the sea.  (The Florentine) Colosseum Restoration Startin...
The Italy Mix: Saint John Paul in Works, Ponte Vecchio Rented
Published on Tuesday, July 2, 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: John Paul II Set For Sainthood: A second miracle by the late Pope has confirmed and has the beloved John Paul cleared to become a saint.  (BBC News) Italy's Undiscovered Alpine Retreat: Rick St...
The Italy Mix: Erice Sicily, Protecting Venice
Published on Thursday, June 13, 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: A World of Mist and Stone in Sicily: Explore the walled town of Erice in northwestern Sicily. A local says, "You don’t come here to see sights, you come here to be here.”  (The Boston Globe) ...
The Italy Mix: Dan Brown’s New Book, Prisoners Making Wine
Published on Saturday, June 1, 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: Dante Fever in Florence: Dan Brown's latest book The Inferno has tourists flocking to Florence to follow in Robert Langdon's steps.  (The Daily Beast) Venice's Hidden Neighborhood:  The workin...
The Italy Mix: World Nutella Day, Spoleto Festival
Published on Wednesday, May 22, 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: Will World Nutella Day Go On?: Italian chocolate maker issues cease and desist to fan's yearly celebration. But have they now come to a compromise?  (The Huffington Post) Farmacia Santa Maria N...
The Italy Mix: Expensive Gelato, Amalfi Coast Lemons
Published on Sunday, May 12, 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: British Family Pays $84 for Ice Cream in Rome: One of the biggest Italy travel stories of the week caused quite a stir.  (The Daily Mail) Tuning Into a Tuscan Music Festival:  A hush falls ove...