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Italy

Italy is a surprisingly young country considering how much history is in this small country. It did not come together to a modern country until 1861.
Some facts about Italy:

  • Italy is located in Southern Europe
  • Italy is the home of pizza and imported pasta from China to Europe
  • The average life expectancy at birth for an Italian is 79.54 years.
  • Italy is slightly larger than Arizona.
  • Northern Italy is must more prosperous than Southern Italy
  • Italians love their evening Passeggiata, or stroll.
  • Italy brought the world ice cream, the piano and of course the Roman Empire
  • Italians is a popular travel destination and has been featured many times on the Amateur Traveler.

Recent Posts

Travel to the Le Marche Region of Italy – Episode 674
Travel to the Le Marche Region of Italy – Episode 674
Travel to the Piedmont Region of Italy – Episode 662
Travel to the Piedmont Region of Italy – Episode 662
Travel to Sicily – Episode 651
Travel to Sicily – Episode 651
Cruise to the Western Mediterranean (Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco, Italy) on Holland America’s Westerdam – Episode 574
Cruise to the Western Mediterranean (Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco, Italy) on Holland America’s Westerdam – Episode 574
Travel to Northern Italy (Mantua, Verona, Padua) – Episode 552
Travel to Northern Italy (Mantua, Verona, Padua) – Episode 552
Travel to Sardinia, Italy – Episode 516
Travel to Sardinia, Italy – Episode 516
Travel to Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Italy – Episode 514
Travel to Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Italy – Episode 514
Travel to the Aeolian Islands – Episode 493
Travel to the Aeolian Islands – Episode 493
Travel to Lazio, Italy – Episode 427
Travel to Lazio, Italy – Episode 427
Travel to South Tyrol, Italy – Episode 425
Travel to South Tyrol, Italy – Episode 425
Travel to Tuscany, The Hill Towns of Southern Tuscany – Episode 350
Travel to Tuscany, The Hill Towns of Southern Tuscany – Episode 350
Trekking Around Mont Blanc, France – Episode 332
Trekking Around Mont Blanc, France – Episode 332
Travel to Puglia (Apulia) in Italy – Episode 322
Travel to Puglia (Apulia) in Italy – Episode 322
Travel to Umbria, Italy – Episode 321
Travel to Umbria, Italy – Episode 321
Travel to Rome with Andy Steves – Episode 288
Travel to Rome with Andy Steves – Episode 288