staff picks

These are a few of our favorite web sites about Italy…We kept it short & simple instead of one or two outdated links on hundreds of topics — but remember we’re on hand to scour the Internet if you’re looking for current info on a particular topic, try tapping the collective wisdom in the forum…buona navigazione!!!
An independent monthly print magazine on Italy & the world, available ininternational newsstands and bookstores in Italy
One of the earliest sites, an excellent overall guide.

Global Experiences
Offers a range of internship programs in all professional areas and teachingEnglish opportunities in Florence, Rome, Sorrento, Turin and Bologna.
Tuscany for the initiated: learn as you relax in the countryside near Pienzawith a selection of workshops from this acclaimed institute. Villa rentalalso available.
Looking to explore in Southern Italy? This site specializes in villasavailable for rent in Capri, the Amalfi Coast and the Cilento NationalPark…
Former Venice resident Norman Hajjar blogs on all that’s happening now in LaSerenissima, great original photos.
A rn excellent mini-guide to the Bel Paese by & for women travellers…

Lost Luggage Tales
A unique travel guide with resources for the budget traveler or anyonewanting to travel around the world. Contains reviews and original photosfrom international travel.
The Internet’s finest selection of self-published books by Italian Americanrn authors.
Sophisticated travelers who have a passion for Italy now have a smart andsavvy publication to cater to their needs. Dream of Italy, a bi-monthly,subscription newsletter covering Italian travel and culture fordiscriminating tastes, premiered in 2002. Free sample copy available at website.
Top names and great prices on fashion accessories and objects for yourhome.
An excellent selection of Italian audio books –with an ample resourse offree MP3s of classics including Dante, Ariosto and Boccaccio as well asmodern authors such as Dino Buzzati and Italo Calvino.
Learn how to get a bit of the Bel Paese into your daily life with this sitefrom author Darlene Marwitz.
Sound advice for aspiring ex-pats
Offbeat travel ideas, the Italian section includes walking routes in theChianti region and touring the Marches.
Schedule your next wine tasting, vineyard tour or cooking lesson on line atsuper-chic Enoteca de’Giraldi in Florence.
Best dirt on Italian starlets and politicians, unfit to print. Italian only,but “paparazzi archive” offers up snaps from Rome’s dolce vita era–including a furious Audrey Hepburn confronting snazzy shooter.
Now that genealogy is big business, nice to see a free site that providesinteresting info: find out where your surname is from in Italy with a spiffymap. In English & Italian.
Researching your roots? Try this family genealogy website, there are plentyof resources…
Lost the number of the cute woman on the train to Perugia or coordinates forex-classmates in Rome? Try signing up for Italy’s free “lost connections”service.
Key site for researchers on the Italian web, this site has been around since1996.
Summer study on the Italian Riviera, in collaboration with the University ofGenoa…
If you live in Milan or are looking to move — this is a great way to findout about what’s going on in the city…
Interested in your Italian heritage? Try this site for a starting point –and add your family name to the register.
The site for backpackers, students, budget travelers. Offers onlinereservations for over 1,200 hostels worldwide, Eurail info and links, tips, advice,safety, cheap air fare links and useful tools.
English expat David Thorpe fills in life in the deep south –Calabria
Property for sale and rent in Scalea, Calabria, Southern Italy. Holidays, viewing trips, buying property help and much more.

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