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Steve’s Travel Tips: The Pope Francis Effect (Video)
Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. Rome is the place to be these days! With the popularity of Pope Francis soaring, the number of visitors to the Italian capital increased 5% last year and visits to the Vatican increased ...
The Italy Mix: New Tuscany Hotels, Best Markets in Italy
Published on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by Our new feature on ItalyTravel.com is The Italy Mix, 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: Meet the Three People Pope Francis Wanted Front and Center: Pope Francis celebrated his Inaugural Mass at the Vatican this week with some personal guests in t...
The Italy Mix: Madonna’s Gym in Rome, New Pope Watch
Published on Saturday, March 2, 2013 by We've started a new feature on ItalyTravel.com, it is called The Italy Mix and it 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: Madonna Opening Gym in Rome: The Material Girl's venture Hard Candy Fitness will open a 13,000-foot gym across from the Coloss...
Italy Travel Photo: Pope’s Palace at Castel Gandolfo
Published on Friday, February 15, 2013 by With news of the Pope's resignation this week, many are wondering what comes next for the soon-to-be-former pope when he leaves his post. On his last day, February 28th, the pope will be helicoptered from the Vatican to the Papal Palace in Castel Gandolfo, in the hills outside Rome. Then at a later date, he will retire to a monastery within the Vatican walls....