Animal lovers, take note - you can visit one of Rome's important archaeological sites and check out a shelter for stray cats at the same time with a trip to the Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary. Read More >

Explore Italy's great outdoors on your next trip with a visit to any of its gorgeous national parks. Here's an overview of 12 of the Italian national parks to get you started on your excursions. Read More >

Venice may have Italy's most famous Carnival, but it's not the only one - not by a long shot. Here's a list of the major Carnival festivals in Italy. Read More >

Grab your camera and head for any of these spots in the Lombardy capital for some of the best views in Milan - either from the ground or high in the air. Read More >

One person's "weird" is another's "delicious," but some of these Italian dishes are more than a little strange to anyone outside Italy. How many have you tasted? How many would you be willing to try? Read More >