Articles on trips around Italy to places like Le Cinque Terre, ski resorts, Tuscany, Venice and Rome, as well as information on restaurants in Italy

Showing Off Italy’s Piazzas by Video

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy

Someone drew my attention to a video showing off Italy's lovely piazzas via Twitter. I watched it and I liked it a lot and the music which accompanies it is great too, well I think so. Long ago I was a trumpet player, so I'll admit to a bit of bias. Trumpet? Piazza? Watch the video! "Piazze … [Read more...]

Why Don’t People Ski in Italy?

Back at the start of this year, 2013, Italian newspaper Il Corriere Della Sera ran an article with the headline - only 5 in every 100 skiers choose Italy. Very odd, I thought. Having skied in Italy and visited quite a number of resorts in the north of of the country, I never had any problems. … [Read more...]

Five Most Underrated Attractions in Italy


If you’re looking for spots in Italy that are off the beaten path, it is helpful to consult with seasoned travelers. Those who have travelled to Italy before are more likely to seek out the places that might offer them a new look at a familiar place or a chance to see something they've not yet … [Read more...]