tuscany


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 […]

7 Best Destinations for a Honeymoon in Italy


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 ...


Traveling to Italy with kids isn’t just about finding fun stuff to interest them in the places you’ll visit – it’s also key to find an accommodation option that fits the unique needs of a traveling family. My friend Amie O’Shaughnessy, the editor of Ciao Bambino – an excellent source […]

10 Favorite Family-Friendly Accommodations in Tuscany





NOTE TO READERS WHO ARE INDEPENDENT TRAVELERS: If you’d like to simply be pointed in the right direction but craft your own Italy itinerary, then I recommend looking at my article about how to create the perfect Italy itinerary – it’s precisely what I do when I’m making my own […]

Italy Itinerary: The Perfect Two Weeks