Destinations

There’s information here on both cities and more remote destinations – from the top to the toe of the beautiful boot.


Happy Hour in Italy Makes Your Money Go Further

Americans are generally quite familiar with the idea of Happy Hour. It’s usually a great thing – you get huge portions of good food for pennies on the dollar, as long as you buy a drink. Which, after many an American workday, is a much needed thing anyway. Happy Hour […]

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Naples Streets Full of Burning Garbage

Anyone traveling to Naples right now should be warned – the streets are full of garbage. While strikes are common in Italy, the garbage collectors have stopped taking away the garbage not because of a labor issue but because “they have nowhere to take it.” The Campania region has been […]


Settimana Santa – Holy Week in Vatican City

Even if you’re not Catholic (heck, even if you’re not religious), being in Vatican City on Easter weekend might just be worth braving the crowds. If you happen to be in Rome this weekend, here’s the Pope’s schedule. It actually began on April 1, because the whole week is holy. […]

St Peter's basillica, Vatican City, Rome