The Curious Traveler

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…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:00
In a far distant past, Aosta was known as Augusta Praetoria Salassorum. Founded by the Romans in 25 BC, Aosta is the second Italian city with the largest…
Life + Style
by mackayjamie32 | Tue, 11/24/2020 - 04:45
A few years ago now a Florentine friend gave me one of the simplest and most useful travel tips I’ve ever received. When moving around Italy, he recommended,…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/17/2020 - 06:26
There is one Italian destination in Lonely Planet’s just released annual Best in Travel 2021 list: and that is ‘Le Vie di Dante’ (Roads of Dante) in the ‘…