Farm stand in Sorrento displays some of the area's culinary specialties

Behind the Scenes in Sorrento: Farm Life

Visitors to the pretty coastal town of Sorrento may be focused on the beautiful blue sea or the pastel-colored buildings, paying more attention to boutiques and beaches than anything else. Surrounding Sorrento, however, there are small family farms that still provide much of the food featured prominently in local dishes. And with a new tour, you can get a look at Sorrento farm life for yourself.

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November 20, 2014 by
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Cooking classes in Verona offer hands-on experience

Cooking Classes in Verona

Italian cuisine is different all over the country, with each region specializing in something different. Taking a cooking class during your visit to Verona, for instance, gives you a chance to learn more about the cuisine of the Veneto – so it’s as educational as it is delicious.

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November 6, 2014 by
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Visiting Sorrento from Rome

Sorrento

Rome is the kind of city that can keep travelers busy for weeks on end, but it can also be overwhelming. For those of you in need of an escape to a glittering seaside town with a slower pace of life, Sorrento is awaiting your arrival.

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October 23, 2014 by
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Swabian Castle in Bari

Swabian Castle Bari

The city of Bari is Puglia’s capital, and it’s a huge and important port. The historic center, however, has plenty of attractions that will whisky you back in time – as opposed to transporting you over the sea. One of the most notable is the Swabian Castle, also known as the Castello Normanno-Svevo.

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October 16, 2014 by
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Verona on Two Wheels

Bike in Verona

The historic center of Verona is easy to explore on foot, but if you want a break from the usual transportation mode then you’re in luck – Verona offers you a few options for getting around the city on two wheels. With a couple of those options, you can even get out into the countryside easily – something that would take much more time if you were just walking. Here’s an overview of how to see Verona on two wheels.

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October 9, 2014 by
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Romeo & Juliet’s Houses in Verona

The balcony on Juliet's House in Verona

Even if you’re not a theater buff, you’re probably familiar with Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers – Romeo and Juliet. You may even know that the story is set in Verona. What you may not realize is there is both a Juliet’s House and a Romeo’s House in Verona you can visit today.

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September 25, 2014 by
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