Venice Plans to Charge Fee to Enter the City

Venice is the Italian city that struggles the most with over-tourism. To balance out the strain that tourism puts on city service, Venice will charge a fee to visit the city for the day. Tourists do bring money into the city by purchasing meals and souvenirs, but overall, the number…

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Burano Lace Museum

Now known for colorful houses, Burano was once famous for the lace now found in the Venice Lace Museum

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Milan’s Stunning San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

A quiet Milan church covered in frescoes

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Specialty Coffee in Venice at Caffe del Doge

Where to find specialty coffee in Venice

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Puglia Town Installs Turnstiles and Charges €5 to Visit

Why an Italian town is charging tourists to enter its historic center

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The Quirky Museo Bagatti Valsecchi in Milan

Discover the unique and eccentric charm of Museo Bagatti Valsecchi, an aristocratic home in Milan that is now a treasure-filled museum.

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Festa di San Martino: 11 November in Venice, Italy

Celebrate the traditional 11 November holiday in Venice with a San Martino cookie and parade of children banging pots and pans.

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What is burrata cheese? (And how do you eat it?)

Burrata cheese is a fresh cheese from the region of Puglia in Italy, but to really understand what burrata is, you first need to know about stracciatella. “Stracciatella” is also a fresh cheese that comes from Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot. Stracciatella refers to “strips” and it literally is…

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