The Curious Traveler

Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/28/2020 - 08:04
A corner of wild Sicily has been selected by CNN as one of the world’s top 20 best places for swimming.  Located between Avola, Noto and Syracuse, in south-…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 07/23/2020 - 05:42
Today, the town of Ravenna is one of Emilia-Romagna’s most important economic and industrial centers. Its thriving port serves the chemical, gas, and shipping…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/22/2020 - 00:06
Many destinations in Italy are trying to lure visitors with special initiatives this summer in an attempt to help the local economy recover from the setback…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:00
Halfway between Riomaggiore and Portovenere, in the Cinque Terre National Park, is the ancient village of Monesteroli, reachable only by a likewise ancient…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:00
Valloria, near Imperia in western Liguria, has become known as ‘the village with painted doors’. Its center features more than 150 hand-decorated doors, each…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:00
You may be familiar with the photo of a submerged church steeple arising in the middle of a blue alpine lake. It looks very picturesque, but the story behind…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/24/2020 - 00:00
Lake Como is a popular Italian destination, especially with foreign tourists, and rightly so: picturesque little lakeside towns, luxurious villas, magnificent…
Travel
by AlexSakalis | Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:05
Gorizia is not your typical Italian experience, but that’s what makes it so special Few foreigners have heard of Gorizia, a city of around 35,000 inhabitants…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/12/2020 - 00:00
On a recent Saturday afternoon, I went on a guided walk of Florence. I saw all of the city’s famous sights, starting at the panoramic viewpoint of Piazzale…
Travel
by Anna Lebedeva | Thu, 06/04/2020 - 03:08
Although, not everyone can or feels comfortable to travel at the moment, we can use this downtime to dream and plan our next perfect trip. Abruzzo with its…