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The Best Gelato in Rome

On warm evenings, Rome's locals stroll the cobblestoned streets, cones and cups in hand. About 2,000 gelaterias exist in Rome. Most use additives, thickeners, and synthetic flavors--yes, even those that call themselves artigianale (artisanal). Here's where to get the good stuff....
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The Best Gelato in Rome

On warm evenings, Rome's locals stroll the cobblestoned streets, cones and cups in hand. About 2,000 gelaterias exist in Rome. Most use additives, thickeners, and synthetic flavors--yes, even those that call themselves artigianale (artisanal). Here's where to get the good stuff....
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Made in Italy: Bologna

In the 1930s and ’40s, Bologna was the capital of finely crafted men’s shoes. Though few of the 1,850 workshops from that time remain, Peron & Peron continues to painstakingly craft handmade shoes to order. Here's a look at the distinctive cordwainers and other authentic artisans in this distinctive...
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The New Age of Sail

Have you ever considered that it might be a sailor’s life for you? Well, don’t worry. You’re not the only one. It seems that more and more people have been asking this question, despite it being one you’d more likely expect from......
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Meet the Editor: Isabella Brega

Isabella Brega, the executive editor of Traveler's Italian partner magazine, put together a buyer's guide to authentic goods in Italy, highlighting 20 places in five different cities where you can witness craftsmanship in its highest form--from marionettes to mandolins. "The story of Italian artisans is one of valuables and...
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Made in Italy: Milan

Italy's capital for fashion and design, Milan weds imagination with precision, beauty with utility, and emotion with technique--a drive for excellence fueled by an ongoing dialogue between Milan's many creative minds and skilled craftspeople. This dynamic has played out for more than a century at the Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo...
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