There’s a new panoramic spot in town you don’t want to miss: the rooftop terrace of the Torre dell’Orologio (Clock Tower) on Piazza Maggiore. Read my latest post for all the info.
Bologna vs Florence: Which is Better?
Unsure whether to visit and/or stay in Bologna or Florence? In this post, I give you some points to ponder.
Ten Things to Know About Bologna (Quiz Answers)
As promised, here are the answers to the questions published in my blog post from last week, where I asked about some important elements of Bologna’s history and culture, which will help you to familiarize with the city as you plan a visit, or just for the fun of it.
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Bologna?
Test your knowledge of Bologna! Answer ten questions to get an overview of Bologna’s history and other elements that give the city its character. Quiz results will be published next week!
When To Visit Bologna (Italy)
When is the best time to visit Bologna? Any season really is good if you know how to make the most of it. Here's my advice.
Five Videos to Transport You to Bologna
Being stuck at home is no fun, but you can still travel virtually. Here are five great videos and documentaries I've picked about Bologna and Emilia-Romagna. Enjoy!
What’s New in Bologna and Emilia-Romagna for 2020
Welcome to the first post of this new year! Read on for new things happening in Bologna and Emilia-Romagna in 2020.
What To Do In and Around Bologna on New Year’s Eve (2019)
If you’re spending New Year’s Eve in Bologna or around Emilia-Romagna, here are a few ideas. Buon Anno!
Why You Should See San Michele in Bosco in Bologna
San Michele in Bosco offers one of the best views over Bologna and is a site rich with history and spirituality.
Is FICO Eataly World (Bologna) Worth the Trip To the Outskirts of Town?
Here's a concise guide to FICO Eataly World to help you understand if it may be a fit for you or not and plan your visit accordingly.
Bologna 101: Practical Information to Navigate the City
Must-have info for first-timers and anyone who needs guidance about Bologna’s transport, where to stay/be, when to visit, stores and restaurants opening hours, and all those practical details needed when traveling to a new city, plus lots of useful links for planning your visit, all compiled in one place!
Where to Eat Gelato in Bologna – My Top Picks
When the weather gets hot in Bologna, there are only two things you can do: find shelter under porticos, and eat gelato.
A Portico-Themed Tour of Bologna
An itinerary to guide you through the history and variety of Bologna's porticoes.
Bologna’s Porticoes To Be Nominated For Inclusion On Unesco’s World Heritage List
Big news for Bologna! The porticoes will be nominated for inclusion on the coveted Unesco's World Heritage list. Here's the scoop.
Where to Stay in Bologna: My Top Picks
To answer the often asked question of where to stay in Bologna, I've compiled this list of my favorite hotels and B&Bs in Bologna. I hope you find it useful.
Walking in Bologna: The Portico and the Sanctuary of San Luca
Discover why walking along the Portico di San Luca is a quintessential Bologna experience! I also tell you about my guided walking tour of the portico and the Bologna hills.
Climbing Bologna’s Asinelli Tower
For gorgeous views of Bologna, and a quintessential Bologna experience, climb the 97-meter-high Torre degli Asinelli!
The Story Behind Bologna’s Fountain of Neptune
Bologna's Fountain of Neptune is a must-see. Learn about its history and why the Bolognesi love it so much.
8 Things to Know about Bologna’s Basilica of San Petronio
What you need to know before you visit San Petronio Basilica, the Bolognesi's most beloved church.
Three Things You Never Knew About Bologna
Dig deeper into Bologna's history with these intriguing little-known facts.
Seduced by Bologna: Interview with Writer Mary Tolaro Noyes
“I appreciate that Bologna still allows me to imagine the world as it was then [in the Middle Ages, ed.], even if it is a somewhat romantic view. For me, this is magical and seductive”...
The Prendiparte Tower: Sleeping with History
Wouldn't it be magical to sleep in a 900-year-old tower in the heart of a medieval town in Italy... Well, you can do it in Bologna!