Tag archive for ‘Culture’
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 Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 6th, 2021
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Sicily? A holiday you can’t refuse

Are you tempted to visit Sicily? Michelle Jackson, The Novel Traveller and friend of Travel Department, shares her highlights of this wonderful part of Italy. Before we start… Now that Covid vaccinations More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 18th, 2021
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Discover Villa Adriana

How does a Roman Emperor create the ultimate symbol of power? By building an ‘ideal city’ that still stands to this day. Image © iStock Unenthused by existing villas yet keen to follow in the tradition of Roman 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, September 7th, 2021
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San Marco travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, eat and visit while staying around San Marco, Venice with Adrian Mourby’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Kate Tadman-Mourby unless otherwise stated What More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
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Procida travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, eat and visit while staying around Procida with Kate Wickers guide to the highlights of the area…   ©GettyImages What to see and do Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo Via More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
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Picture Perfect Procida

With her film star good looks, Italy’s Capital of Culture for 2022 gets her close up, writes Kate Wickers…   By Fleur Kinson Gosh, Procida is a beauty. I step off the ferry at Marina Grande, onto More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 11th, 2021
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Discover Venice and its lagoon

Its setting, history and architecture make Venice unique among the cities of the world! Elegance, romance, drama and mystery are abundant in this historic floating city and its lagoon… © Getty images Think 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...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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Discover Villa d’Este

The 16th-century Villa d’Este at Tivoli, a UNESCO World Heritage Site sits just outside Rome. The palace and gardens were created from a desire for status, yet a legacy that spans centuries has been left… © More...