Foodies can happily eat their way through Italy no matter where they go, but for an extra-special treat, Jessica Spiegel highlights four places in Italy where your tastebuds might just find their own version of nirvana.
Geographically detached from Italy and geologically older, this autonomous region has a distinct story to tell, if you can decipher the secrets gnarled into its stones and the treasures lying beneath its waters.
Volunteering on organic farms can mean a lot of different things. When Jaclyn Einis WWOOFed in Liguria, it meant dirty fingernails, multilingual meditation and discovering that the next best thing to wine was right under her feet.
As you might imagine, BootsnAll's Italy expert, Jessica Spiegel, gets a steady stream of reader questions regarding Italy. In this round-up, she answers some of the most common - including itinerary and budget questions.