Sights to See in Bologna, Italy

While it may share the same name as the Oscar Mayer-brand deli meat you put on your kid’s sandwiches, Bologna is historically known as the capital of the Northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. Picture Medieval architecture, Renaissance-period art and a town square right out of a fairytale. One aspect of Bologna that makes it a […]

An Affordable Day in Turin, Italy

In northern Italy, just below the Alps, visitors find sweeping mountain views and rich landscape — all surrounding historic cities with towering architecture of its own, like Turin. Deep in the heart of wine country and the capital city of Piedmont, Turin is at the cultural center of northern Italy’s refined palate for all things […]

Kid-Friendly Sights, Sicily

Visiting Sicily doesn’t have to wait until the kids are older. Your young travelers can appreciate the sights, sounds and tastes of the Mediterranean with this list of family-friendly attractions. Spend the day on the Italian island, exploring rich history, authentic fresh cuisine and extraordinary vistas — all family-tested and kid-approved. Valley of the Temples […]

Navigating Italian Wine Country

Wine tasting in Italy can be as complex and deep or easygoing and light as you make it — you just have to take it region by region. With literally hundreds of locales worth visiting for grapes alone, one way to make the whole experience easy, no matter how much of a wine connoisseur or […]

Best Photo Ops in Florence

If you’re looking for a photo opportunity — whether a well-planned family picture or encouraging the kids to take up photography — Florence is generally the spot to be. Narrow down the location with this list of best photo-op spots in the city. Infiltrate your kids’ Instagram or lock a great group shot in for […]

Italy’s Most Romantic Places

Spend Valentine’s Day in the world’s best destinations for lovers — Italy. Hotel rooms with views, candlelight dining, moonlight massages, violins and cozy inns fill Italy with romance year-round. And with the summer crowds long gone, Italy is the perfect place for a Valentine’s Day getaway for two. In the winter you can take advantage […]