Wednesday - October 29, 2014 Filed in: Iconic Italy | Food | Art
Though Bologna is perfectly positioned as a stopover between Florence
, this bustling university town—the largest in Emilia Romagna—can easily be considered a destination itself.
(Photo by Kosala Bandara via Flickr)
Famous for its excellent cuisine, home to the world’s oldest university (and with a history shaped by the millenia-long conflict between the secular academic world and the religious Catholic one), and with an elegant city center offering excellent shopping and sightseeing, take time to spend an overnight here before moving on either north or south. Read More...
Thursday - February 27, 2014 Filed in: Art | Day Trips | Unique Experiences
“Vermeer: The Golden Age of Dutch Art” exhibition, runs in Bologna’s Palazzo Fava
until May 25th.
(Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” via Wikimedia Commons) Read More...
Wednesday - January 16, 2013 Filed in: Travel Tips | Transportation | Rome | Florence | Venice | Day Trips
Whether it’s your first trip to Italy or you’ve traveled the Bel Paese
so often that you can almost call it your second home, some cities just never get old. As many times as you might visit the cultural capitals of Rome, Florence, and Venice – with all their history, art, and unmistakable Italian vibe – you are bound to discover something new on each trip. That said, though these three cities are among Italy’s most popular destinations
, we’ve got a secret.
There’s a lot of Italy left to explore in between. Read More...