Seeking wine, food and family in Southern Italy; Rick Steigmeyer; Wenatchee World

Rick Steigmeyer had two goals on his recent trip to Southern Italy.

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5 Epic Experiences in Northern Italy; Stephanie Pearson; National Geographic

This road trip engages the muscles and indulges the senses.

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Italy’s Secret Ski Resort Is One Of The World’s Best; Larry Olmsted; Forbes

The skiing in Italy is very good, but the food and hospitably are awesome!

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Italian towns vie to lure Jennifer Lopez after she reveals she hankers for quiet life; Nick Squires; Telegraph

Historic hill-towns and villages in Italy are vying for the attention of Jennifer Lopez after she revealed that she dreams of leaving Hollywood and creating a new life in Il Bel Paese (the beautiful country).

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Prosecco Hills Unesco Status Proof Italian Fizz ‘Must Be Protected’ In Trade Agreements, Claims Governing Body; Edith Hancock; Drinks Business

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UNESCO World Heritage sites provide look into our past; Marilyn Foster; Nevada Appeal

All across this great world of ours are spectacular sites that must be preserved for future generations so they can understand the world from which they evolved. Many of…

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Bond 25: ‘World’s BIGGEST female star doing theme song – video in Italy’ Guess who?; Stefan Kyriazis; Express

JAMES BOND 25 is out in a few months but has the theme song for No Time To Die been secretly recorded? Is this major star flying to Italy to shoot the video?

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Architect of Leaning Tower of Pisa Revealed; Outlook Traveller

After more than 800 years, the architect of the Leaning Tower of Pisa has been finally revealed. He was, apparently, mortified of the tilt and disappeared…

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Italian plan to create world’s largest ski network in Dolomites leaves environmentalists aghast; Nick Squires; Telegraph

Italy has unveiled plans to create what it says would be the world’s largest skiing network, a sprawling web of connected pistes and lifts in the Dolomites.

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Italy’s ski safari; Amy Tara Koch; NY Times

Every mountain is different, sure. But, the rhythm of most ski resorts is predictable. So, when Amy Tara Koch heard about a “ski safari” in the Italian Alps, that involved crisscrossing the scenic towns and valleys of places like Cortina, Civetta, Val Gardena and Arabba, then sleeping at a different alpine inn each night (sadly, no tiger tracking), she was intrigued.

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What to See and Do in the Amalfi Coast, Italy; Rocky Casale; Fodor’s Travel

The Amalfi Coast is a 30-mile stretch of breathtaking, scenic coastline in the south of Italy. The stunning landscape has fairytale towns, culinary goodies, and picture-perfect treasures for all to explore.

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19 romantic getaways to end 2019 on a sweet note; Amirah Amran; AsiaOne

As 2019 comes to a close, there may still be many destinations you’ve yet to explore, and there’s no better way to do it than with your beloved partner. If you are looking for a romantic getaway for an amazing vacation or even better for your honeymoon, here are the 19 most romantic destinations of 2019. More importantly, it is not the place you visit but the person you are travelling with that makes it romantic. 1. SANTORINI, GREECE…

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This Italian paradise is home to the best sparkling wine you’ll ever taste; Daily Hive

Prosecco can only be from three areas in Northeastern Italy, and within those areas, Conegliano Valdobbiadene is the original growing area of Prosecco.

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New discovery finally confirms the Leaning Tower of Pisa’s architect after 800 years; Cailey Rizzo; Travel+Leisure

Archaeologists from a university in Pisa believe they have officially uncovered the identity of the city’s famous Leaning Tower. A man by the name of…

Source: New discovery finally confirms the Leaning Tower of Pisa’s architect after 800 years

Leaning Tower of Pisa’s architect is revealed as Bonanno Pisano; Joe Pinkstone; Daily Mail

The bizarre lean of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Italian city embarrassed its architect and was not finished until more than 100 years after his death.

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Carezza set for more PGS World Cup action on Thursday; FIS

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Verona Marathon’s running romance; Jessica Whittington; Athletics Weekly

Jessica Whittington travelled to Verona to experience a marathon weekend in Italy’s city of love…

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I’m looking for safe, friendly cities to retire abroad on $2,500 or less a month. Where should I retire?; Catey Hill; Market Watch

Eight options — from cities in Thailand, Portugal, Italy and more — to consider.

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11 “Star Wars” Locations You Can Visit in Real Life; Kyle N Ormiston; Afar

Tatooine, Hoth, Endor, and even Jakku exist here on Earth—and not on a soundstage! Here’s how to see these fictional settings without a spacecraft.

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‘It’s a calculated risk’: Active volcanoes are accessible and popular with tourists around the world; Cillian O’Brien; CTV News

The tragic deaths of six people after a volcanic eruption on an island off New Zealand has raised questions about the safety of other active volcanoes popular with tourists around the world.

Source: ‘It’s a calculated risk’: Active volcanoes are accessible and popular with tourists around the world