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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 ...


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