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Italy is like no other place on Earth. The food, the people, the joy with which lives are lived...that is part of the reason why so many travelers have a special place in their hearts for Italy. 

Mountain Hut Pontese, in the Italian Alps

Mountain Hut Pontese, in the Italian Alps
Mountain hut Pontese, in the Italian Alps

Padua: A Northern Italian University Town - Page Two

Padua: A Northern Italian University Town - Page Two
Padua: Cathie Arquilla visits Padua, Italy, where she enjoys the historic architecture, the creative cuisines and the contemporary urban vibe of a university town.

Kids at Play in Portovenere, Italy.

Kids at Play in Portovenere, Italy.
Kids at play in Portovenere, Italy
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Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy.

Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy.
Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy

Roman Road

Roman Road
Roman road

The Village of Recanati, Italy

The Village of Recanati, Italy
The village of Recantai, Italy
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The Ducal Palace in Urbino

The Ducal Palace in Urbino
The Ducal Palace in Urbino

Street Scene in Urbino, Italy

Street Scene in Urbino, Italy
Street scene in Urbino, Italy

Religious Relics in Loreto, italy

Religious Relics in Loreto, italy
Religious relics in Loreto, Italy.

Grotte di Frasassi, Genga, Italy

Grotte di Frasassi, Genga, Italy
Grotte di Frasassi, Genga, Italy

The Basilica della Santa Casa in Loreto, Italy

The Basilica della Santa Casa in Loreto, Italy
The Basilica della Santa Casa in Loreto, Italy

Biking in Tuscany

Biking in Tuscany
Biking in Tuscany

Padua: A Northern Italian University Town

Padua: A Northern Italian University Town
Padua Italy: Cathie Arquilla visits Padua, Italy, where she enjoys the historic architecture, the creative cuisines and the upbeat vibe of a university town.

Bologna, Italy, a Center of Culture

Bologna, Italy, a Center of Culture
Bologna Italy: Cindy Bigras visits Bologna and describes the great food and wine, the museums, the historic sites and the region's many other attractions.

Europe: Travel Stories About Europe | GoNOMAD

Europe: Travel Stories About Europe | GoNOMAD
Europe: travel articles about Europe on GoNOMAD.com

Many Ways to See Rome: Walking, Biking, Vespa, Bus and Boat

Many Ways to See Rome: Walking, Biking, Vespa, Bus and Boat
How many ways are there to experience the timeless capital of Italy? Helena Wahlstrom lists some of the best ways to move around in Rome.

Chasing Wild Asparagus in Umbria

Chasing Wild Asparagus in Umbria
A book excerpt from Terry Bhola's book, Searching for Wild Asparagus in Umbria, about two Americans buying a house and living in the Italian countryside.

Eat, Pray Love in Rome with Luca Spaghetti

Eat, Pray Love in Rome with Luca Spaghetti
In the book, Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert spends time in Rome with a certain Luca Spaghetti. This is his story

Varenna, Italy: Lake Como Without the Glitz

Varenna, Italy: Lake Como Without the Glitz
Varenna, Italy: Lake Como Without the Glitz. A visit to the peaceful fishing village of Varenna on Italy's Lake Como

Manarola: Finding A Glimpse of Old Italy in Cinque Terre

Manarola: Finding A Glimpse of Old Italy in Cinque Terre
Manarola, Italy: John Caldwell and his husband Todd visit Manarola in the Cinque Terre region of Italy, where they enjoy hiking and swimming and watching the sunset from their private veranda.

Lake Como, Italy Guide on GoNOMAD

Lake Como, Italy Guide on GoNOMAD
A destination guide to Lake Como, Italy: Where to eat, getting there, where to stay and what not to miss.

Rome Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Rome Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Rome, Italy Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Caribbean Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Caribbean Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Caribbean Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Florence-Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Florence-Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Florence Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Grifoglia in Barga Tuscany: A Peaceful Oasis

Grifoglia in Barga Italy. A quiet b&b in the Tuscan hills is a retreat without tv or newspapers, a relaxing place to be.

GoNOMAD Travel Picks

GoNOMAD Travel Picks, edited by Oscar Davis - suggestions for your next excursion

Shady Hartshorne and Laurie Ellis: By Land, Sea and Air

Shady Hartshorne and Laurie Ellis: By Land, Sea and Air
A page about Shady Hartshorne and Laurie Ellis, with links to all their stories on GoNOMAD.com

Read More About Italy on GoNOMAD

Read More About Italy on GoNOMAD
A page with links to GoNOMAD stories about Italy

Piemonte, Italy: Getting High on Skis in the Via Lattea

Piemonte, Italy: Getting High on Skis in the Via Lattea
Piemonte Skiing | Cindy Bigras finds the perfect setting to relearn the art of skiing: the Via Lattea, near Torino in the Piemonte region of Italy.

House Museums of Italy

House Museums of Italy
Italy's house museums offer visitors the chance to walk in the footsteps of Italy's greatest artists, writers and royalty

Visiting Italy's House Museums: In the Footsteps of Artists, Writers and Royalty

Visiting Italy's House Museums: In the Footsteps of Artists, Writers and Royalty
Nicole Sobel writes about Italy's house museums which give visitors a glimpse into the lives of Italy's greatest artists, writers and royalty.

Where to Go When: Italy, A Seasonal Travel Guide

Where to Go When: Italy, A Seasonal Travel Guide
A new book from DK Eyewitness Travel provides details on the best places to go in Italy at different times of the year.

One Step at a Time: Q &and A with Brandon Wilson

One Step at a Time: Q &and A with Brandon Wilson
GoNOMAD interviews Brandon Wilson, and award-winning author who favors a 'one step at a time' approach to traveling and travel writing.

Hidden Treasures of the Veneto

Hidden Treasures of the Veneto
Venice | Hidden treasures of the Veneto. Surprising treasures in Venice explained by professor Barry Goldsmith.

Italian Odyssey: One Couple's Culinary and Cultural Pilgrimage

Italian Odyssey: One Couple's Culinary and Cultural Pilgrimage
Neville and Juilie write about walking the Via Francigena from Switzerland to Rome, sampling the cuisine in the five regions of Italy that they passed through.

Hiking the Via Alpina: An Eight-Country Trek Across the Alps

Hiking the Via Alpina: An Eight-Country Trek Across the Alps
GoNOMAD presents an excerpt from Brandon Wilson's new book Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps.

Weaving the Silk of the Sea in Sardinia

Weaving the Silk of the Sea in Sardinia
Angela Corrias visits Sant'Antioco, Sardinia, where she meets a woman who weaves silk from a seashell to create priceless works of art.

The Sounds of Trastevere: It's Never Quiet For Long

The Sounds of Trastevere: It's Never Quiet For Long
Greg Roensch spends two weeks in Rome in the 'cramped and cobbled' neighborhood called Trastevere and writes about the sounds of daily life there.

Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps

Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps
Stephen Hartshorne reviews Brandon Wilson's newest book, Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps.

An Irreverent Curiosity: The Search for the Savior's Foreskin

An Irreverent Curiosity: The Search for the Savior's Foreskin
David Farley takes the reader along on his quest to locate the Holy Foreskin, one of the Catholic Church's more infamous relics that mysteriously went missing in 1983.

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