© Andrew Padgett / Alamy Stock Photo There's a reason Italy ranks as one of the top-visited destinations in the world. Actually, there are a lot...
Vintage La Brasca family photo in Sicily beckons Why do we travel? If you believe travel contributes to personal growth then you may grok with th...
From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. Join us today as we cruise the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy.
By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog Ibiza, Nice, the Amalfi Coast. These Mediterranean gems are popular for good reason: gor...
When my friend in Milan took me to Eataly I was initially surprised to discover that he wanted...
For the first time in more than 1,000 years, the Gondolier Association of Venice - which represents Venice's 433 licensed gondoliers - has a sponsor.
Vibrant, rich and captivating, Bologna has long been regaled as one of Italy's best-kept secrets. Unlike other popular Italian cities, Bologna's squares, politically-edgy locals, alluring arches, medieval architecture and mouthwatering restaurants aren't flooded with tourists.
Building your dream vacation can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you plan on hitting some of the world's most famous sights and cities. To help travelers create a fun (and affordable) itinerary for 2016, we analyzed the world's most popular cities to determine which 25 destinations will get you more bling for less cha-ching.
Sardinia is an incredible place, filled with awe-inspiring scenery and kind people. If eventually some Arthurian past reclaims the island, I expect to go there and be greeted as Odysseus was received by the Phaeacians, with wine and stories that last the night.
Rome, Italy, one of those rare places where reality exceeds expectation, where the scale of humanity is measured day in, day out. Of all the monuments constructed of humanity and deity, none continue to define us better than The Coliseum.
There are two broad philosophies on how to have one's coffee, and two broad philosophies on how to live one's life. Both questions are inextricably linked.
These six historic hotels are all housed within former castles, and thus exude a regal vibe from the awe-inspiring facades to the antique-filled interiors.
Finding a resort in an Italian vineyard is as easy as going on TripAdvisor. But finding a vineyard stay that gives you full immersion in culture, history, tradition and organic, artisan wine is something else.
The Africans in Italy could tell right away that I was different. I was identified as being American. This was a different feeling for me. For the first time, I felt my American identity could really shine.
To help you keep your crazy law breaking to a minimum -- or simply avoid looking like a total newbie -- we've compiled this cautionary list. Call it what not to do on your European vacay.
Their wine reads like a story in a bottle, a liquid recollection of place and people.