An Italian glacier gets a summer cover to keep it from shrinking faster.
DrFumblefinger shares images of some of the many small scooters he saw while visiting Sicily.
After months without the huge cruise ships that have sparked demonstrations, some announce they will not return.
PHeymont enjoyed the music of this informal group outside a cafe.
Even a few days in Naples leave a rambler with lots of random sights, and a desire to return for more.
New technology is giving archaeologists the ability to understand details of ancient sites without destroying or exposing them.
A week in Naples gave PHeymont a chance to see some of the liveliest street scenes in a colorful and chaotic neighborhood.
Archaeologists in the Verona area succeed in finding—again—a trove of Roman mosaics that were found in 1922 and reburied.
DrFumblefinger does some window-shopping in Venice.
Italy will spend some cash on incentives to get people out of cars and onto personal or public transport in the post-Covid era.
Literally equipped with bells and whistles—and flashing lights—a new device will warn visitors when they've gotten too close to each other.
Sicily wants its tourism back, and it's willing to put up some serious incentives to get it going again.
An unusual addition to the bust of Italian writer and politician, Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi, captures Ron B's attention.
Milan is planning a slow exit from lockdown next month; part of its plan is more space for bicycle and pedestrian commuting.
A deadly bactierial infection is threatening Europe's olive industry, with disastrous effects already seen in parts of Italy.