The Curious Traveler

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…
Travel
by Georgette Jupe | Thu, 04/23/2020 - 02:48
Italy’s tourism industry is being badly affected by the coronavirus emergency and at this time, there is no inclination of when people will be able to return…
Language
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/26/2020 - 01:00
Yes, travel has had to come to a halt in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak (to focus on the silver lining, let’s not forget how good this is for…
Food + Wine
by rebeccawinke | Thu, 03/12/2020 - 10:42
Lambrusco has long been the underdog of the Italian wine world, becoming its own worst enemy by flooding the market with treacly sweet and aggressively fizzy…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/12/2020 - 01:00
180 km from coast to coast, on foot, to discover a different Sicily, rural, wild, ignored by most. For enthusiastic walkers, and anyone willing to try…
Travel
by rebeccawinke | Wed, 03/04/2020 - 12:01
“Etna giveth and Etna taketh away” is the mantra of the locals who have lived in symbiosis for millennia with this imposing volcanic peak—one of the most…