The Perfect Nighttime Walk in Venice, Italy

Fruit Boat at Night

Here is my perfect nighttime walk in Venice. Venice gets packed during the day, but at night, especially if the fog rolls in off the Adriatic Sea, the city becomes private and magical all over again. This nighttime walk passes through Venice’s hippest nightlife locations, along the open sea, and past many of Venice’s most beautiful buildings. Venice is an exceptionally safe city, and this ... Read Full Article

A Sacred and Strange Walk through Naples

Basilica Santa Della Annunziata Sanctuary

I planned to let my feet lead me on my walk through Naples. But first, I dug out the Alibus schedule I had acquired upon arriving at the Capodichino Naples Aeroporto and rode the worn-down and aptly named Alley Bus through a honeycomb of narrow streets cramped with double-parked cars and impromptu street café seating.  Horn-bleating scooters flitted carelessly amidst the battered buses and fleet ... Read Full Article