Siena is one of the most popular day trips from Florence, & its historic center is easily explored on foot. Here are some suggestions to get you started when planning your Siena trip itinerary. Read More >

Updated for 2016! Whether you're buying for an Italophile on your holiday shopping list, or you're the one who loves Italy, here's a selection of Italy gifts any Italy aficionado is sure to love. Read More >

Come with me on an Italy Roundtable walk through a winter wonderland in Italy to find out why you might want to plan a winter trip (even though most people plan Italy vacations in the summer). Read More >

Trenitalia has made a pretty significant change to how travelers purchase & use regional train tickets, so be sure you know what's what before you go. Read More >

There are somewhere between 350-500 different pasta shapes in Italy. Here are 11 of the more unusual pasta shapes - or some familiar shapes with interesting meanings. What's your pasta of choice? Read More >