Traveling by train in Italy has long been one of the easiest and cheapest ways of getting around the country (so long as you’re not sidelined by an unexpected transportation strike, that is), but Trenitalia, the national train system, has just introduced a long-awaited addition to the already efficient rail […]
You don’t have to be a car fanatic to visit the Lamborghini Museum outside Bologna in Italy. In fact, you may find it’s a little like going to an Italian church.
Those of you who’ve been following along here at WhyGo Italy no doubt remember my newfound love of Italian soccer. (The fact that the players themselves are more than a little easy on the eyes doesn’t hurt, but I really do love the game, too. Seriously, I do.) But before […]
Rain pelted Rome in mid-December 2008, causing the Tiber River to rise more than 16 meters. Check out these videos of the high river.
You don’t have to know where the name cappuccino comes from in order to enjoy this Italian coffee drink, but it’s sure fun to pull the story out at parties.
I don’t know about you, but sometimes the usual tourist-trail sights and attractions aren’t enough to satisfy my soul. Sure, when I’m in Rome I want to see the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the Vatican Museums – who doesn’t? – but after that I need a little something different to […]
Lake Como, or Lago di Como in Italian, is undoubtedly Italy’s most popular lake – and it’s held that title since long before the exceptionally hunky Mr. George Clooney bought his house on the shore of the lake. In fact, although there are plenty of people each year who flock […]
This is just a quick note to let you know about something I think many of you might be interested in – it’s a way to give back to a really cool charity and possibly win something fun for yourself in the process. Passports With Purpose is a fundraiser for […]
I know I’ve already posted two lists of Italian swear words – first my favorites and then your suggestions – but I received this gem a few months ago from a friend, and I knew I had to share it with you. It’s just too good to keep to myself. […]
Think you know Italian coffee? Read more to find out how Starbucks has actually made you too confident about your Italian coffee vocabulary!