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A Dare: Skip the Colosseum and Vatican on a Trip to Rome?

By Raf Casert | Jul 5
You might not see every top-five attraction in a city or country. But what you will lose in namedropping you will gain in true travel experience and a sense of adventure to go off the beaten path.

Italy's Robert Concierge Explores AI for Customer Service

By Colleen Barry, Charlene Pele | Apr 3
Developed by Japan's Softbank Robotics, Robby as he has been christened by the hotel where he's resident has been taught a list of question.

Discovering Italy's Puglia: Farms, Food & Stone Cottages

By Cain Burdeau | Mar 14
There are no famous historical figures to discover in the Valle d'Itria in Italy's central Puglia, but there is one must-see attraction: stone cottages with conical roofs called trulli, grouped together in the town of Alberobello.

Rome with a View: Colosseum Opens Top Level to Public

Oct 4
Visitors to the Colosseum can now enjoy even more of the ancient amphitheater and the spectacular views it offers of Rome.

Italy's Uffizi Encourages Longer Visits with New Pricing

By Colleen Barry | Aug 1
The famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence is taking a swipe at so-called "hit-and-run tourism," announcing on Monday price increases on single-entry tickets, while inaugurating three-day and annual passes that offer discounted entry with priority access.

Vacationers in 'Tense' Evacuation from Sicily Wild Fires

By Colleen Barry | Jul 13
Vacationers evacuated from a resort in Sicily because of wildfires described Thursday how their day at the beach turned into an emergency evacuation by sea, many wearing just their bathing suits and flip flops.

Strike Strands Travelers at Italy's Airports

Mar 20
Tourists and travelers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by air traffic controllers and air transport workers.

Vanishing Venitians

Nov 14
Venetians, an ever-diminishing breed, protested in their lagoon city Saturday to draw attention to the problems of daily life in the famous Italian city.

An Italian Adventure: Tuscany and Venice

By Bobby McGuire | Oct 8
It's easy to see how this thrillingly beautiful region in Central Italy inspired da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Botticelli.

Rome: Lost and Found Luxury

By Bobby McGuire | Oct 7
A visit through Rome proves that combining group and solo travel can be a magnifico way to explore a country.

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