Italy

what to know before traveling to Italy

Culture Club: What to Know Before Traveling to Italy

The food, the people, the landscapes, the culture —Italy’s charms prove many. There’s no place quite like it in the world. No wonder travelers return to this gem of the Mediterranean time and again.  Whether you’ve visited before or are considering your first trip, there are a few things that you should understand about the “Bel Paese” (“Beautiful Country”) and...

Italy with kids

What to Do While Traveling Italy with Kids

Many people refer to Italy as “the boot” because of the shape of its landmass. But locals call it “Bel Paese” (the “beautiful country”). When you visit, you’ll quickly understand why. From crystal-clear Alpine lakes to the wooded hills of the Apennines and the coastal cliffs of the Italian Riviera, Italy comes packed with marvelous sights.  What’s more, it boasts...

Family Vacations Ideal for the Most Demanding Travelers: Teens

ILLUSTRATION: FEDERICA DEL PROPOSTO OFF DUTY TRAVEL A travel company that organizes adventurous family trips aims to nudge kids out of their phone-clutching comfort zone By Donna Bulseco July 17, 2019 11:24 am ET, Wall Street Journal VACATIONS TO FAR-FLUNG destinations let families experience other cultures, but “expanding your horizons” can be a tough sell when your brood includes a...