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By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
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Finders, Keepers

Discover how the finest treasures of Pompeii found their way to Naples with Joe Gartman Images by Patricia Gartman Let’s say you’re a well-connected citizen of Pompeii back in about 80 BC (don’t worry, it’s More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Il Furioso and the Brothers of San Rocco

Learn how Jacopo Robusti made a name (or two) for himself in Venice in Joe Gartman’s feature. Images by Patricia Gartman A narrow alley, the Salizada San Rocco, squeezes between a gelateria and the apse of More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
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The Baron Corvo’s grave

The final resting place of an English eccentric who made Venice his home, writes Joe Gartman Images by Patricia Gartman  The pale red brick walls and tall cypresses of San Michele Island rise from the lagoon waters More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 14th, 2022
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The Marble Faun

Discover more about the Roman inspirations for Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 19th-century Gothic novel with Joe Gartman. Image by Patricia Gartman Long ago in Rome, wealthy families often embellished their palazzi with More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 4th, 2021
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Caffè Corretto

Joe Gartman discovers that his morning coffee may require a little lift. Discover more about the history and process of making grappa today! Images by Patricia Gartman The swift Brenta River flows through Bassano More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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Marching Arches

In the far southeast of Rome is a park with a long and watery history, Joe Gartman writes… Images by Patricia Gartman  There is a place, not far from the old Via Appia, where you can step outside of Rome More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Pilgrimage to Possagno

You could travel the world’s museums to see the works of Antonio Canova, or you could go to Possagno, Joe Gartman writes… Images by Patricia Gartman There’s an elegantly mirrored and frescoed room in More...

Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Discover the beauty and history of the Scrovegni Chapel

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer (Exodus 22:25) Photos by Patricia Gartman unless otherwise stated Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua   FAST More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Fast Culture: Torna a Surriento

Vide ‘o mare, quant’è bello! Spira tantu sentimento… Look at the sea, how beautiful it is! It brings out many feelings. Image: Vesuvius across the Bay of Naples from Sorrento by Patricia Gartman The Circumvesuviana More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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Fast Culture: The Stag on the Rooftop

Just outside Turin stands a pleasure place built for Victor Amadeus, Duke of Savoy, who commissioned it as a hunting lodge. Image: Facade of the Palazzina di Caccia by Patricial Gartman It all started with Humbert More...