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Martha Bakerjian

Updated Articles and Resources

By Martha Bakerjian

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa in Florence Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      A look at 4 historical places in Florence connecting Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa. First: Santa Maria Novella visiting information and photo.
    • Tarquinia Travel Essentials Created: Tuesday, July 04, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Tarquinia, north of Rome, is one of the best places to see Etruscan tombs. Find travel information for visiting the Etruscan necropolis in Tarquinia.
    • Ferragamo in Florence Created: Friday, December 06, 2013 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Find out about the famous Ferragamo Store, hotels, restaurants, and museum in Florence, Italy.
    • Visiting the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence Created: Sunday, July 11, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Visiting information for Palazzo Vecchio, one the top monuments and museums in Florence, Italy. What to see in Palazzo Vecchio, Florence's city hall.
    • What to See at the Uffizi Gallery Created: Sunday, October 03, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      What to see in Florence's Uffizi Gallery, a top Renaissance art museum. Learn about art works to see in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, Italy.
    • The Uffizi Gallery Created: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Find Uffizi Gallery visiting information and how to get tickets to this Renaissance art museum in Florence, Italy.
    • The Palazzo Vecchio Created: Sunday, July 11, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Florence's City Hall, the Palazzo Vecchio, is one of Florence's most important secular buildings. Learn about the history of the Palazzo Vecchio.
    • Florence and Venice Sites in Dan Brown's Inferno Created: Saturday, May 25, 2013 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Where to see sites visited by Robert Langdon in Florence and Venice from Dan Brown's thriller, Inferno, based on the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.
    • Top Museums in Florence Created: Saturday, April 24, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Use this guide to learn about the top museums to visit in Florence, Italy. Find information for top five museums to see in Florence including the Uffizi.
    • Top Artists in Florence Created: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Top artists with works in Florence, the center for Renaissance art in Italy. Learn about Florence's most famous artists and where to see their art works.
    • How to Tour the Vasari Corridor in Florence Created: Thursday, January 19, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      How to tour the Vasari Corridor secret passage between Palazzo Vecchio and Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy. Photo of view from Vasari Corridor.
    • Italian for Travelers to Italy Created: Friday, February 04, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Italian for travelers to Italy. Basic Italian words and phrases you should learn before traveling to Italy. Italian words and phrases to help you get by when you travel in Italy.
    • Six Reasons to Go to Italy in May Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Six reasons to visit Italy in May. Author Dianne Hales shares why May is her favorite month to go to Italy.
    • Dianne Hales Biography Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Biography of Dianne Hales, guest writer for Italy Travel and author of La Bella Lingua and Mona Lisa: a Life Discovered.
    • Where to Go in Umbria, Italy Created: Monday, August 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Find out where to go and what to see and do in Umbria, the center of Italy, including hill towns, Etruscan sights, and beautiful countryside.
    • Pompeii Night Visits Created: Tuesday, October 05, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Pompeii night tours visiting information. Here is information about night visits of the Pompeii excavations, called Le Lune di Pompeii or Moons of Pompeii. Information about Pompeii sound and light tours by night.
    • Pompeii Travel Guide Created: Tuesday, October 05, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Visitor guide and tips for visiting the town and ancient site of Pompeii, Italy. Find where to stay in Pompei, pictures, and tips for visiting ancient Pompeii excavations in southern Italy.
    • Views of Italy from Above Created: Sunday, June 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Get a bird's eye view of Italian cities with these pictures taken from atop clock towers and cathedrals. See views of Venice, Florence, Milan, and more places in Italy.
    • Veneto Region Map and Tourism Information for the Veneto Created: Thursday, October 26, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Our interactive Veneto map can help you plan your Veneto vacation. See the best of Italy's northeast with our Veneto region map and tourism essentials.
    • Sammezzano Castle in Tuscany Created: Sunday, July 06, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Take a look at Sammezzano, one of Italy's most colorful castles. Photo and description of the magical castle of Sammezzano in Tuscany.
    • Castles in Italy Created: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Italy has many castles that can be visited. Take a look at these castles and Italian medieval villages to see while traveling in Italy.
    • Ladyhawke - Fantasy Movie Filmed in Italian Castles Created: Saturday, November 24, 2007 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Find out about Italian castle and medieval town locations where the fantasy movie Ladyhawke was filmed and see suggestions for movies set in Italy.
    • Baia Sardinia Travel Guide Created: Thursday, March 01, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Our travel guide has visiting information for Baia Sardinia, a popular beach resort near the Emerald Coast on the island of Sardinia, Italy.
    • Best Venice Day Trips Created: Sunday, August 16, 2009 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Here are top places to go for day trips from Venice including islands of the Venetian lagoon, villas, and towns in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy.
    • Rome Events in August Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Learn about the festivals and events that happen each August in Rome, Italy. Here are August Italian holidays and Roman celebrations. Find things to do in Rome in August.
    • August Festivals and Holiday Events in Italy Created: Sunday, July 23, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Here are Italian festivals, holidays, music, and events you'll find in August when traveling in Italy. Find out what's on in August in Italy.
    • Venice Vaporetto Fares and Information Created: Sunday, July 13, 2008 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      How to use the vaporetto, public transportation in Venice, Italy. Here are vaporetto fares and water bus information for Venice, Italy.
    • Introducing Nicoletta Di Livio of Overome Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Biography of Nicoletta Di Livio, tour guide in Rome for Overome and guest author of articles about Ostia Antica and Rome, Italy.
    • Ostia Antica and Its People Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Find out about the people and history of Ostia Antica, Rome's ancient port and multi-ethnic district.
    • Rome 3 Day Itinerary: What to See and Do with 3 Days in Rome Created: Saturday, March 11, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Rome is a popular travel city in Italy with many tourist attractions. Find out what to see and do in Rome with our 3 day suggested itinerary.
    • Madonna of the Snow Festival in Rome Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Find out about an unusual festival held at Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome in August, celebrating the miracle of the Madonna of the Snow.
    • Italy Airports Map Created: Saturday, December 23, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Italy airports map showing the major Italian airports, with links to websites and other travel information.

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