Despite fantastic food, spectacular architecture, and ancient history, Italy is full of grumpy, surly, chain-smokers. Italy has earned the title Land of Frowns.
Venice is more than canals and gondolas. It is also the site of the world’s first Jewish ghetto, which is definitely worth visiting on your next trip to Venice.
Looking for a fun family day trip from Florence? It’s super easy to visit Pisa and Lucca by train. Be sure to rent bikes in Lucca to ride along its famous walls
Don’t get swept into a religious procession in which you don’t belong! What you need to know about Vatican City’s most famous cathedral and its parishioners.
Before taking your kids to the Roman Colosseum, go to Gladiator School! Here they will learn everything they need to know to make their visit memorable.
After being banned from a shop, nearly mugged by a thug on a train, and yelled at when ordering pizza–all in the same day–this family asks: Is Italy is over-rated?