Travel

Orvieto: Art and History Abound

August 2022 |
L’articolo descrive i posti religiosi da visitare nella città Orvieto in Umbria. La scrittrice descrive il Duomo e la sua storia religiosa. Descrive anche la Cappella di San Brizio, dove si trova un affresco di Luca Signorelli, che si chiama...

Travel + Leisure's 100 Best Hotels in the World

August 2022 |
Last month, Travel + Leisure released their top 100 hotels in the world. Of course, Bella Italia had more than a few make the list. “Every year for our World's Best Awards survey, Travel + Leisure asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences...

In Foligno, Palazzo Trinci Lauds Nobility

August 2022 |
When touring Orvieto, the magnificent Duomo (cathedral) must be the starting point. The facade’s early 14th century marble bas-reliefs by Sienese architect Lorenzo Maitani and assistants, among other masters, are not only splendid adornment to the...

July Sunflower Splendor in Umbria

July 2022 |
The cultivation of sunflowers throughout Italy adds a joyful floral frame to the views of the medieval hilltowns. Farmhouses are accented with butter-yellow carpets while rolling yellow fields of sunflowers blend with their green borders.  A...

In Spoleto, Noble Splendor in the Town Library

June 2022 |
As you wander the labyrinthine medieval backstreets of Spoleto, you will pass many an imposing noble palazzo. Certainly, the elegant 17th century Palazzo Mauri should be a stop for bird-lovers and ornithologists. The building was completely...

Flying on a Budget to North Italy

June 2022 |
Pros and Cons of Bergamo Airport L’articolo descrive il modo di poter viaggiare nel Nord d’Italia con un budget basso. La scrittrice, Myra Robinson, suggerisce l’aeroporto di Bergamo nelle Dolomiti per arrivare in Italia. Robinson spiega, però,...

When in Rome: Go to Ostia Antica, Rome's Ancient Port

May 2022 |
Going to Rome is like taking part in a living history lesson. Wherever you go, there are layers of evidence beneath your feet, or crumbling remains of former glory around every corner to remind you that here was a powerful civilized world when the...

The Spanish Quarter of Naples: Where Culture is Salvation

March 2022 |
I Quartieri Spagnoli sono una frazione centrale di Napoli. Fu costruito nel diciassettesimo secolo durante il dominio Spagnolo. Le vie piccole hanno dei murales che mostrano la ricca cultura neapolitana. Ci sono murales di personaggi  famosi...

Naples’ la Ruota Degli Esposti

January 2022 |
When recently in Naples, I was eager to see more of “undiscovered Naples.” Our explorations started at the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata Maggiore.  The Baroque church was built in the 13th century by the Angevins then ruling Naples. In...
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