When you’re reading a book set in the town you’re in by someone who knows it, it adds depth to your understanding of that place. Here are eight classic books by authors from around the world to read on your travels.
You could spend ages wandering the city’s narrow streets, admiring its vine-covered terra cotta buildings, and eating all of the pizza and pasta, but if you don't have that kind of time, with a bit of planning (and a good pair of walking shoes), it’s entirely possible to see Rome’s main attractions and get a sense of the glory of the Eternal City in a couple days.
Most people choose to visit the island during the summer and enjoy the warm, Mediterranean paradise. However, those who visit when when the weather is colder are treated to the peace of this magical island. Whether hot or cold, here’s how to spend the day on Capri.
At Christmastime, the glimmer of the Eternal City grows brighter and more magical.
There are clear benefits to visiting cities in their off-seasons -- fewer tourists, lower prices, and a better sense of what life in the town is really like. When the weather turns cold, this Campanian town is enchanting in a whole new way. Here’s how to spend a winter weekend in Sorrento.
Walking through Monterosso al Mare, it’s hard not to feel like a local. Between the heavenly food, the pleasing sights and the genuine townspeople, the Ligurian way of life is easy to settle into.
From unique hilltop views to enchanting day trips, here’s where to dig deeper into the splendor of the Eternal City.