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By Christopher Ludgate GoNOMAD Senior Writer Ask any local, and they would agree that Bologna is the true center and the very first major metropolis of Italy. It is the place where many ancient roads converged even in the ancient empire. “During the Middle Ages, Bologna had almost 100 towers, and today they call it […]
Via Postumia is an ancient road built in the year 148, which stretches across the length of northern Italy and all the way to Spain.
Thermal baths: In the towns of Grosseto, Viterbo and Civitavecchia, Italy, citizens and tourists enjoy free thermal baths that provide healthy relaxation.
Dogliani: Working a Harvest on an Organic Winery in Piemonte By Greg Ball “Are you the American WWOOFers?” we were asked as we stepped off the bus on the piazza in Dogliani. We had come to this rather remote outpost of the Piemonte region in northwest Italy to take part in a harvest on a […]
By John Caldwell We thought the view out our window in Venice of the curving canal and little arched bridges couldn’t be beaten–until we saw Manarola. We arrived in the Italian Riviera three days later. The little village of Manarola in Cinque Terre was our second stop in a late-September trip through Northern Italy, one […]
The Quest for Truffles By Brian Gage Elizabeth Minchilli’s new book on discovering the hidden gems of Italian cuisine explores some of the lesser known delicacies that you can expect to find regionally when traveling throughout Italy. Eating My Way Through Italy: Heading Off the Main Roads to Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Italian Table is a […]
A day in the life of the Festival in the Apennine Mountains By Duncan Campbell An iconic Celtic festival of these parts, its cult-like Popolo di Montelago (Montelago Community) heaves in druidic ecstasy every first weekend of August, and has done so ever since its rousing inauguration in 2003. Back then at its founding location a […]
Take in the Smell of the Sea in Cinque Terre By Max Hartshorne GoNOMAD Editor There are few places as breathtaking as Liguria’s Cinque Terre, five villages in a seaside national park in Tuscany. You can travel there alone, or you can join up with Ciao Florence, a local tour operator, and take in all five […]