DrFumblefinger visits an excellent and historic wine shop in the Brera neighborhood of Milan.
Gumbo was visiting this rather large hit-and-miss collection. The hits include a wonderful collection of models based on da Vinci's drawings, and an intriguing train collection.
A long-absent Italian resident has returned home from near-extinction.
Sylvia shares more of the fabulous doors of Northern Italy.
More hours, more entrances, more air conditioning and a possible visitor cap are planned to address a growing problem.
Sylvia collects photos of interesting and unusual doors she encounters during her travels. Here are some from a recent trip to northern Italy.
As local protests over filthy conditions continue, Rome turns to the animal world to deal with starlings and overgrown parks.
It's not just pigs and dogs out hunting truffles: Increasingly tourists are not far behind as truffle tourism becomes a thing.
Engineers report that the Pisa landmark's famous lean has been reversed; it is even straighter now than when rescue work was completed in 2011.
One of the most unusual chapels DrFumblefinger has ever visited, San Bernadino alle Ossa is elaborately decorated with human bones.
Italy's nationalist leaders want to renege on a deal to lend Da Vinci paintings for a Louvre exhibition.
Bolzano's Waltherplatz wouldn't be complete without its two minstrels, one medieval and the other live and in concert daily.
Rome officials have divided the city into zones, with tourist buses banned from Zone C, the most ancient part of the city. It's a controversial move.
Marzipan is a popular treat in Europe and is often shaped into these beautiful small fruit-shaped sweets.
DrFumblefinger shares some views of Milan's busy Central train station, an example of "Fascist Architecture".