Italy

Ann in the Airport

A year ago, I left the United States to go home to Italy. While I was searching for someone to watch my bag while...

Found in Florence, Italy

Cypress trees, cobblestone avenues, and some of the world's most highly coveted architectural treasures — just a brief list of what can be found...

10 Ways to Immerse in the Fantasy of Carnevale in Venice

Mystical was the first word that came to mind when I stepped out of Santa Lucia train station and onto the bank of Venice’s...

Sketching the World: Andrea Muñoz’ Travel Diary

When she was three years old, Andrea Muñoz’ mother gave her a pen to keep her occupied. She’s been drawing ever since. Now, there is...

Bologna: The Free City

We say, “Bologna: la dotta, la grassa, la rossa,” which means, “Bologna: the learned, the fat, the red city.” Because this city is home to...

Why We Travel: Essential Dance Moves

My story begins like many professional jetsetters’ — my first time traveling overseas independently was when I studied abroad in college. It was the...

The Magic of Florence

Florence is where Gabriele Colzi’s passion for photography began. When he was born, his grandfather photographed the moments of his childhood with a Canon...

Finding my Grandfather in Anzio, Italy

In the small town of Anzio, Italy, there is a story written in the sand. The script unfurls across the beachfront; you can read...

Guided by Yellow Diamonds

Guided by Yellow Diamonds Part 1 In the chilly, misty morning, I make my way out of my tent. I discover I have gotten a...