Taking in St. Moritz and environs in the summer is a cool treat.
A street market chocked with regional delights greeted us in Piazza XX Settembre.
The city of the Doges now caters to non-Venetians, so go in winter to dodge mob rule.
Lower Bergamo is a modern city with tree-lined boulevards.
BOOM! No, there was no bomb. But I was furious. Had there been one, it would have been dead cop, dead me.
The next day we went into the town of Iseo, which as part of the Venetian Republic beginning in 1427.
Verona's Arena was built of pink marble with a façade of pink and white limestone from nearby Valpolicella.
You can get almost everything you need in a street market: underwear, shoes, kumquats, squid, bicycle bells, wigs, belts.
In Pavia's Piazza Duomo, there was a market in full-swing. Women were trying on shoes and handling scarves.
Sci-fi writer Elizabeth Moon uses her own experience with autism to create a credible story.