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Getting from Venice Marco Polo Airport to Venice (and Vice Versa)

Since I’m always telling people – whenever they’ll listen – that flying into Venice to start your trip in Italy is a great idea, and since Venice is the entry point on my perfect 2-week Italy itinerary, it’s probably about time that I write up an article about how to […]


3 Travel Secrets for Italy: How to Avoid the Lines

When I got “tagged” recently (twice, as it happens) to participate in the “Best Kept Travel Secrets” series that’s going around, my first thoughts were (a) I can’t think of anything, and (b) if I had any great travel secrets I might not want to share them! But the truth […]


7 Best Destinations for a Honeymoon in Italy

When I was planning my first trip to Italy, my then-fiance and I toyed briefly with the idea of eloping while we were there. After a quick perusal of a few websites and books, it became clear that putting the words “Italy” and “eloping” into the same sentence wasn’t going […]


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

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 […]