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Italian Riviera

Two Days in Varigotti, Italy

Mike Mellia | Posted 08.09.2016 | Travel
Mike Mellia

arrived in Varigotti in northern Italy and was immediately transported to a magical wonderland for film directors and photographers. Isolated beaches, fresh orchids, salty cacti, and gelato-colored homes overwhelmed my senses as I began filming in the cinematic and whimsical style prevalent throughout my Instagram videos and GIFS.

Video Loops: Italian Riviera

Mike Mellia | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts
Mike Mellia

Finale Ligure is a small vacation town on the Italian Riviera, along the coast near France. We flew from New York to Nice, France, and then drove 90 ...

The World's 8 Sexiest Hotel Suites for a Romantic Getaway in 2016

Oyster | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Have an anniversary coming up? Or just want to spice things up with your partner? Booking a hotel room with a cozy bed, scenic views, and two-person hot tub is a tried-and-true way to dial up the romance.

Video Travel Bite: Italy's Cinque Terre

Rick Steves | Posted 10.02.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. This time, we explore part of Italy's Cinque Terre, from Manarola's cemeter...

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Seborga: The Micronation Inside Italy Where Time Stands Still

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

For reluctant urbanites who, back home, sit in traffic with jaws clenched, villages are literally the land of dreams. These ancient, echoey warrens are what we picture when, back home, we sing ourselves to sleep.

In the Footsteps of Monet at Bordighera

Michael Schuermann | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts
Michael Schuermann

The French painter Claude Monet spent one winter -- the early part of 1884 -- in the Italian town of Bordighera, having been introduced to this part of the Riviera by his friend Renoir the year before.

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Cinque Terre

Rick Steves | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and learning, and there'll be lots of great new information to share.

The Other Rivieras Of Europe You Should Care About

Posted 02.13.2014 | Travel

The French Riviera is wonderful and all, but it is, by and large, pricey and too tres chic for words, which is a problem for you when you want to take...

Memories of Vernazza

Lori Needleman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Lori Needleman

As each village has its own persona, we chose Vernazza because it has been reported by many to be the loveliest of the villages with an ancient castle, pastel-colored cliff-hanging homes, an inner port and a small intimate seaside church.

Six Summer Escapes On The Italian Seaside

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

For a summer getaway, there are few places better than the Italian seaside. Great food, prime weather and small, picturesque towns welcome visitors fr...

Astoria Characters: The Analyze-This Psychologist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A dozen African masks. A baby grand. And a bouquet. If we are the sum of our possessions, these tell us most of what we need to know about Milton "Mickey" Wilner.