Italy Travel Articles

 
Italy’s Hidden Treasures: Indie Exploration in the Alps
Italy’s Hidden Treasures: Indie Exploration in the Alps Leave the crowds behind and escape to the beautiful Italian Alps. Learn how to find and explore hidden mountain villages with Mae Cowgill's itinerary.
On Tragedy, Love, and Hope: Stories from Two Italian Castles
On Tragedy, Love, and Hope: Stories from Two Italian Castles Architectural monuments embody centuries of history, but for Sara Whitestone the parallel stories of love lost told by two Italian castles sent her on a journey of hopeful discovery.
Italy Made Easy: 5 Stress-Free Travel Tips
Italy Made Easy: 5 Stress-Free Travel Tips Why doesn't anyone warn us about the "quirks" of traveling in Italy? Toni DeBella gives us a head-start to a more relaxed and happy Italian Vacation.
6 Ways to Make Your Italian Vacation More Interesting
6 Ways to Make Your Italian Vacation More Interesting Want to make your Italy vacation photos and stories stand out? Jessica Spiegel says you'll need to get away from the places everyone else goes, or have a special theme to focus on for your trip.
The Budget Traveler’s Guide to Wine Tasting in Italy
The Budget Traveler’s Guide to Wine Tasting in Italy Plan a wine-tasting trip the Italian way. Mattie Bamman shares the practicalities.
Eat Your Way Through Italy: 4 Stops on an Italian Foodie Tour
Eat Your Way Through Italy: 4 Stops on an Italian Foodie Tour 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.
8 Reasons to Explore Sardinia’s Secrets
8 Reasons to Explore Sardinia’s Secrets 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.
Living Light in Liguria: WWOOFing at the House of the Sun
Living Light in Liguria: WWOOFing at the House of the Sun 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.
Hiking Italy’s Green Heart: 5 Great Trails in Umbria
Hiking Italy’s Green Heart: 5 Great Trails in Umbria Umbria, famed for its hilltowns, art, and food, also has some of the most dramatic and memorable walking trails in Italy. Here resident Rebecca Winke reveals her favorite itineraries in the region.
Italy Trip Planning: 24 Resources You’ll Want
Italy Trip Planning: 24 Resources You’ll Want 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.