Verona, Italy: Romeo, Juliet and More

Romeo and Juliet may only be characters in a play, but they’ve been supporting a lucrative business in the city of Verona for quite a while. Souvenir shops sell figurines of the romantic, doomed couple and hotel ads quote Shakespeare. Tourists cluster in the courtyard under Juliet’s balcony and pose by her bronze statue, touching her right breast for luck (it’s shiny from all the rubbing). Many ... Read Full Article