The Curious Traveler

Travel
by phoebejessicahunt | Tue, 07/20/2021 - 02:33
The latest trend in “Astrotourism” across Italy has thankfully got nothing to do with the rather exclusive million-dollar space travel being touted by Elon…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/24/2021 - 04:44
Whether it’s your first time in Rome or the tenth, the following often overlooked places will give you some great insight into the history, art and archeology…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/23/2021 - 01:57
2021 marks 700 years since Italy’s greatest poet, Dante Alighieri, died. Among the initiatives devoted to celebrating and remembering the author of the Divine…
Language
by Rebecca Winke | Tue, 04/27/2021 - 10:05
Stephanie Cook, 24, is a UK-based teacher of English as a foreign language. Here, she tells the story of her journey to becoming a certified TEFL instructor…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:10
At the end of October, we found ourselves in Rome with a canceled return flight to England, but it wasn’t difficult to plan how to spend the next few days…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 08:03
Traveling by bike is a great way to discover new places while being active and spending time outside. Many Italians use bicycles to move around in their cities…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/01/2021 - 05:35
Smaller, little-known islands with interesting pasts can be found off the coast of Italy, making for fun day trips from larger nearby islands or the coast.…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/25/2021 - 06:40
A lost mosaic belonging to Roman emperor Caligula has been unveiled and put on display at the Italian museum in Nemi, Lazio, where it was supposedly kept…
Life + Style
by Anonymous (not verified) | Tue, 03/02/2021 - 08:50
Italy's magic has been shifting over the last five years. While the Tuscan charm still attracts large volumes of tourists, slowly and steadily, the welcoming…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:00
If you’ve been to Venice, you may or may not have noticed two columns on the Doge Palace’s loggiato looking a different color from all others (if you haven’t…