The Curious Traveler

Travel
by rebeccawinke | Tue, 09/15/2020 - 04:00
From the pristine Tirino Valley to the towering heights of Gran Sasso: an eco-sustainable itinerary in one of Italy’s most picturesque corners. Known as the “…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:00
There are places in Italy that resemble or remind of world-famous locations around the world. Let’s look at four of them.  The Marmore Waterfalls, Umbria…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 09/03/2020 - 03:38
Most tourists in Venice, if they venture out to the islands, take the vaporetto number 12 from San Zaccaria or Fondamenta Nuova to Murano, the ‘glass island’…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/03/2020 - 00:00
Several beautiful sculptures adorn the facade and sides of the world-famous Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, yet many of them go unnoticed,…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/25/2020 - 08:16
If we told you of a snowfall in Rome in August, we bet you'd have a hard time believing it, as it is certainly not common to see snow in August in Italy,…
Travel
by Luciana.Squadrilli | Tue, 08/25/2020 - 04:22
Once upon a time Salina was considered the “lesser” of the Aeolian islands despite being the second biggest after Lipari with three different comuni of Santa…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/14/2020 - 00:00
The Protected Marine Area of ​​the Cinque Terre National Park extends along the stretch of coast that comprises such famous places as Riomaggiore, Manarola,…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:40
Tarquinia lies about 100 km (60 miles) north of Rome and is an easy day trip by car, train, or bus. This classic Italian hill town sits perched near the coast…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 08/04/2020 - 03:16
My first ever trip abroad was to Italy in the 1960s. I have just experienced a return to that magical time before mass tourism, looking at sights again as if I…
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-…