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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:00
The lands that surround Catania and Mount Etna in Sicily have been farmed since the Neolithic; indeed, they’re home to the oldest agricultural civilization on…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:00
Italy’s borghi (hamlets) are one of the pleasures of Italian travel, where you can get a more authentic feel for life in the Bel Paese, places where traditions…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/09/2018 - 05:55
Bologna’s train station, known as Bologna Centrale, is one of the busiest in Italy, both for the number of passengers (about 58 million a year) and for the…
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by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:28
When it comes to traveling in Italy, there really is no better way to see the country than by train.  It's sounds rather cliche but for many of us who…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/27/2017 - 07:40
My colleague Georgette Jupe and I recently traveled on Trenitalia’s Executive class on a business trip to Rome and were both quite impressed with the…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/20/2017 - 04:05
Train travelers passing through Termini station in Rome now have a comfortable place to relax or work in between trains at the ItaliaPass/Leonardo Express VIP…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/12/2017 - 06:45
Granted, Rome has so much to see that you may disregard any day trips outside of the city for, well, the next time. In reality, there are many great places of…
Life + Style
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 05/05/2016 - 05:14
Thinking of a DIY rail holiday in Italy? This is essential reading Catching a train in Italy is a complex subject worthy of an Open University course, which is…
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Tue, 03/24/2015 - 05:00
[Photo credit: www.ferrovieturistiche.it] A spectacular yet relaxing steam train ride through the countryside south of Siena along an old rail line closed to…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 23:15
A spectacular yet relaxing steam train ride through the countryside south of Siena along an old rail line closed to traffic more than 20 years ago and recently…