About Italy

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The 2009 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards has come out, and – as in years past – Italy is featured pretty prominently in several relevant categories. I’ve gone through the various categories and pulled out the Italy-related results here – because, really, do we care about anything other than […]

Italy Featured Prominently on Conde Nast Traveler 2009 Readers’ Choice ...


On my very first trip to Italy, I used Venice as my entry point. It made sense at the time based on my itinerary, but looking back it’s quite possible that decision played a huge part in why I fell so completely in love with the country and why Venice […]

Italy’s Beautiful Decay





As I’m writing this, I’m taking a break from cleaning the Milan apartment I’ve been staying in for the past month and packing up my bags to head back to Oregon. As you’re reading this, I’m probably comatose from jetlag back home. And yes, that’s probably true even if you’re […]

Dreams of Having Europe at My Door