Photo of the Week: Sunset in Sorrento

“Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world has its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.” — Ryū Murakami

Sorrento, Italy sunset

Sunset reflects on the Mediterranean Sea at Sorrento, Italy, on the Amalfi Coast.


Photo of the Week: Italian Streets

Classic Fiats are the car of choice for many Italians.

Old Fiats add a dash of class among the old brick streets of Florence. Small and compact, Fiats are able to weave in and out of traffic with the same ease as a moped or bicycle making them a favorite among Italian drivers. Get behind the wheel of a vintage Fiat, an icon of Italy, and putter around the Tuscan countryside.

Photo of the Week: Fallen Soldiers in Florence


World War II Memorial for the fallen American soldiers in Italy.

Many people don’t know that about 20 minutes outside of Florence is a cemetery that mirrors that of Arlington in the United States. The lines of crosses in perfect unison at the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial site in Italy covers 70 acres and memorializes the soldiers who lost their lives while fighting in Italy during World War 2.

The memorial site is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.