Okay come with me, we're going to explore every inch of this hotel built inside the deserted grottos of an Italian mountain village from the Middle Ages. The cliffs of the Gravina River Valley in Matera Italy are believed to be the site of the first ...
Rome was a city of "firsts":The first apartment buildings, central heating and even the world's first shopping mall.
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Select Italy puts you in touch with the heart of Italian culture, from the Tuscan countryside to the capital of Rome, and provides the information needed to organize a once in a lifetime tour of Italy.
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How not to get ripped off at a restaurant or cafe in Italy — from what "servizio" and "pane e coperto" are (and if you have to tip your waiter) to the three magic words that will ensure you pay only what you're supposed to!
How to skip lines, find your way around, and eat like a local! A list of Rome travel tips provided by travelers. Save time and money in Rome!
Italians, with their innate passion to communicate, have never let words get in the way. In the shrug of a shoulder, the flip of a wrist or the lift of an eyebrow says more than a sacco di parole (sack of words).
Wondering where to eat in Rome? Try these top 10 things to eat on your next trip to Rome—the eternal city where food is as important as art.
Ten of the most beautiful castles of Italy, from Lake Garda's Scaligero Castle to the castle at Bracciano, with photographs!
When you step through the doorway of Caffè Al Bicerin in Turin, Italy, you enter a sanctuary of sweets. The light from candles on marble-topped tables bounces off mirrors around the dark-paneled room. Shelves behind the counter hold dozens of glass j...
Our series on cheap travel in Italy continues with how to find budget hotels and cheap accommodation, from farm stay to convent stay to apartment!
If you're heading to Italy, don't be the person who doesn't know a word of italian! Remember the old saying : when in , do as the Romans do. That means that it's worth the effort to try and fit in with the Italians and, like anywhere else, rhetoric...
My trip to Rome in pictures.
Italy is one of my favorite countries. So much history, so much beauty, so much good food! Our trip to Venice at Carnivale might not have worked out so well, but we were more than happy to visit As...