Early Morning Venice

Don’t wait or hesitate. Wake up early and experience this extraordinary city at its best.

Italy Talks | SUP in Venice

There’s more than one way to experience Venice. Eliana Argine of SUP in Venice talks about her tours and a unique way of seeing the city.

Travel Sense: Sound

Sight is important when traveling but never underestimate sound, especially in a country like Italy that stimulates the ears as much as the eyes.

Italy Talks | Jews in Rome

Who’s lived in Rome the longest? Surprise, surprise it’s the Jews! Learn about their dramatic history in the eternal city in this insightful talk with art historian and guide Micaela Pavoncello.

Great Climbs | Florence Duomo

There are plenty of towers, fortifications and churches to climb in Italy but none is as memorable or gratifying as the Duomo in Florence. This is an opportunity not just to get the best view of the city but to step inside history and one of the greatest feats of Renaissance engineering. It’s not easy…

Avoiding Art Overload at the Uffizi

It’s easy to be overwhelmed inside a museum. There’s a lot to look at and nowhere is that more evident than at the Uffizi in Florence. This is the mother of museums that was already well on its way to being world class when the Louvre and National Gallery were just figments of royal imagination….

People | The Little Tanner

Tintoretto may not be a household name but this Venetian painter did things on canvas no one did then and no one can do now. Get familiar with his name and legacy before arriving in Venice.