Five Off the Beaten Path Places to Visit in Italy


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There are many off the beaten path places to visit in Italy for the curious traveler wishing to go beyond the well-known destinations of Rome, Florence and Venice. Sure, those cities should not be missed, especially when visiting Italy for the first time. However, do not rule out little-known places you may have never heard of: you will be in for...

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A Journey to Calabria: Sun, Sea, Ancient Civilizations, and Jagged Terrain


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Growing up in Philadelphia, “Sicilian” or “Napolitano” were the two choices given to identify as Italian. Throwing “Calabrese” into the mix usually resulted in a blank stare and nod of recognition...a sort of “Yeah, I’ve heard of Calabria before so fine, I guess that’s Italian."   Fast forward a couple of decades and even...

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Italy Travel Ideas: Fall & Winter Vacation Packages


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As the last of the bikinis and beach umbrellas are packed away and the verdant countryside takes on a fiery hue, Italian thoughts are turning to olive harvests, truffle hunting and the Dolomiti ski slopes. And for visitors, there are many reasons why a fall or winter vacation in Italy is the perfect destination. From tasty truffle pasta to warm...

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