Category Archives Italy

Italian Pesto Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula

Pasta is as ubiquitous in Italy as fish in the sea. Many of the most famous and beloved Italian pastas come swathed in deliciously decadent and creamy sauces that taste heavenly but might leave you with a bellyache. This light and vegetable packed pesto pasta dish tastes just as filling and satisfying as those heavier pasta dishes, and you can…

Vatican City

If you’re visiting Vatican City this week, you’ll want to be prepared. Considering the Vatican is a crowded destination at all times during the year, travelers can only expect it to be even busier during Holy Week, particularly on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday—in addition to the Papal mass held every Wednesday in Saint Peter’s Square. Add in…

Pasta Dish

I know what you’re thinking. A trip to Italy equals endless amounts of delicious pasta...which also happens to equate to needing a new wardrobe when you return home. But despite the delicious foods Italy is known for—pizza, fettuccine Alfredo, bread—Italian cuisine is more diverse than most people realize. In fact, it even has a Mediterranean flare to it; you’ll find…

Rome. A city where great works of art are just around the corner, where layers of culture can be discovered down every street. It would take years to fully see all the treasures Rome has to offer, so we've created an itinerary that hits the highlights, with room for world class healthy meals and a splurge or two (or three)…

There are vacations, there are active vacations, there are adventure vacations… and then there’s the vacation Ed Blumenthal just returned from. The 45-year-old Blumenthal and five of his buddies spent eight days in northern Italy cycling through the Italian countryside. Six grown men from suburban Philadelphia testing their fitness and enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Veneto region. The group…

Well, one thing the world doesn’t need is you slopping your gelato all over the Spanish Steps. And now, authorities are taking action to ensure that it doesn’t happen, and that the Eternal City doesn’t get all sticky and goopy. Rome has banned snacking in public. You can apparently walk and eat (assuming you can walk and chew at the…

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