Garibaldi and Vittorio Emanuele 2, Italy's national hero and first king.
The guest authors' point of view may be different from mine, but I found these articles worth reading and think that you will also. Almost every article contains a beautiful photo (no, we didn't take them ourselves) giving you another taste of the place the article discusses. While we do not necessarily agree with each author's affirmations, we only present articles that we feel are of value. We have just added a couple of articles on top of the line Italian hotels and villas. Why not read them and dream, even if such lodgings are far from your present plans?
That's it. You are going to visit Italy. The author tells you how you can maximize your trip by working on your Italian, now.
Start Learning Italian Before You Travel
"... Simply knowing a few basic phrases can be enough to get a few interesting conversations started ... "
That's it. You decided to splurge. Bose describes several top of the line Italian hotels. Make your decision, open your wallet, and enjoy.
Best Hotels In Italy
"... No book, no well-researched article and not even a full documented program on the Travel & Living channel can do the justice to the beauty of Italy. One has to actually fly off to Italy to gasp at its splendors and spectacular views. No wonder ... "
That's it. You decided to splurge. Cooke describes several top of the line Italian villas. Make your decision, open your wallet, and enjoy.
Top 5 Italian Villa Stays
"...It also contains two storeys of delightful rooms that have been decorated only in 19th century period furnishings, including the antique pianoforte. "
If you're like most people you don't know who invented the world's first tourist industry. Yes, the answer is in the title of Stajda's article. She draws many interesting parallels between tourism then and now.
Ancient Roman Tourists
"... offers accounts of the Delphi where ancient travelers flocked to “the world’s ultimate oracle” and describes island-hopping in the Aegean as a “mini-odyssey.” While he and his travel companion faced certain hardships on their journey, he explained the real dangers that would have plagued ancient Roman travelers that included ... "
What to do this spring, summer, and fall? You love golf. You love Italy. Guess what, you don't have to choose. You can have your cake and eat it too.
Golf Travel Italy
"Mountains are an important part of every travel circuit of Italy. From the Alps to the Apennines, there are a number of golf courses dotting the slopes of these mountains. They have a wide variety of flora and fauna, making them more even more exquisite. Walking in golf courses situated in mountains can be an arduous task, but ..."
Hotel Madison in Lido de Iesole, Veneto, Italy
Who says that the Ancient Roman Empire is dead? Kubiak clearly shows us how it still lives on and on.
How The Ancient Roman Empire Still Influences Our Lives Today
"The Romans built roads, aqueduct, and bridges so skillfully that many are still in use 2000 years after they were constructed, building based on Roman architecture stand throughout North and South America and Europe.
The principles that bound the Roman Empire together were ..."
In this article Cronin visits many of Italy's top spots, and presents the Italian way of life.
Italy, The Art Of Good Living
"The boys ... The girls ... This modern day mating ritual ... "
Medcalfe tells you what you need to know if you're looking for a cruise to Italy. And if you're not looking for a cruise to Italy? Read this article, you may change your mind.
Italy Cruise Guide
"Italy cruises depart from several ports around the country. Many depart from Civitavecchia - the gateway port to Rome. However, to get the full Italy experience it is recommended that ... "
Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence, the Vatican City. Aggarwal makes it so hard to choose.
Italian Travel Guide
"So one should, in one’s life time definitely bask in the glory of the skill of distinguished artists, painters and architects, no where else but Italy. "
Thompson quotes the U. S. Tour Operators Association on the world's top vacation destination, Italy. They ought to know. He then presents multiple reasons for this unsurprising state of affairs.
Italy - The World's Top Vacation Destination
"A full tour of Italy is a gustatory delight, for there is no single style of Italian cooking. Instead, each region of Italy has its own unique flavors and combinations that are drawn from the local specialties and available foods. Tuscany is famous for ... "
Are you afraid of jet lag? Read this article for some very practical tips on overcoming it.
Overcoming Jet Lag On Your Italian Vacation
"Researchers say it can take a day for your body to adjust for each hour of time difference. Therefore, a New York to Rome flight would require 6 days before you fully adjust. And if you’re like most people now strapped for time, you do not want to spend half your vacation feeling like a zombie.
It is an inevitable part of any long-distance trip, but there are ways to minimize it.
Before the trip ... "