Italy

5 Thrilling Train Trips from Rome

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Headed to Rome? Explore the city all you want, but make sure to take at least one of these thrilling train trips, which you can do in one day.

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5 Reasons I Can’t Wait to Get Back to Milan

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One of the reasons I enjoyed Milan, Italy so much is because of the local experience I had there. Here are some other reasons I’m excited to go back.

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This Italian City Ruined Pasta for Me

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“I will never be able to eat pasta in the United States again,” I exclaimed upon finishing my first meal in Bologna.

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Three Perfect Days in Rome

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If you’ve got three days and a lot of energy, you can have an incredible Rome experience you’ll remember for the rest of eternity.

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The Nude Beach of Cinque Terre

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How a very brief trip to seedy Italian nude beach made me call almost everything into question.

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Italian Sparkling Wine

Why Do I Love Italy So Much?

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I’ve traveled to some of the most far-flung places in the world — if it’s off the beaten path, it’s at the top of my travel bucket list. And yet Italy, whose paths are among the planet’s most-beaten, is perhaps my favorite country.

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Hotels in Italy

The Worst Hostel in the World

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I’d told myself on my way up the stairwell the first night that I would simply use the hostel as a place to sleep; but I couldn’t even do that.

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The Paradox of Venice, Italy

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Venice, you might say, is like an extremely attractive (but extremely annoying) man or woman.

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