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.
Italians know drama. They do drama so well, you’d think it’s genetic. So given the hubbub surrounding the arrival of English soccer superstar David Beckham (and his equally famous wife, Posh Spice Girl Victoria) to the city of Milan, you’d almost wonder if the Beckhams aren’t actually Italian instead of […]
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 […]
Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: My friend Sara over at Ms. Adventures in Italy is this year’s host for the Euro-centric prizes for the fifth annual Menu for Hope – and you Italophiles out there should go take a look at some of the Italy prizes […]
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.
I just learned from someone I follow on Twitter that a 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit southern Italy several hours ago (and since there’s basically no news about it online yet, I’m going to say that this is one more reason why Twitter is so incredibly wonderful – and if you’re […]
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.
Some news from Italy for your Sunday reading pleasure: For the first time in ten years, Italy is poised to surpass France and become the world’s largest producer of wine. If that’s not an excuse to drink more Italian wine, I don’t know what is. In a less-coveted competition, Italy […]
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 […]