From the Back Cover
Frommer's. The best trips start here.
Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.
Insider tips on how to enjoy Venice's Carnevale, see Milan's museums, and hike along the Cinque Terre's stunning coastline.
Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.
Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com
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About the Author
is a freelance writer whose musings about Italy have appeared in the International Herald Tribune, The Independent on Sunday,
and the New York Sun,
He is the author of several travel guides and a book for aspiring expatriates, Living Abroad in Italy.
His career highlights include interviewing Giorgio Armani for A&E Biography, producing a documentary on Italian soccer for Australian television, singing on tour with a Franciscan monk and his evangelical heavy-metal band, and following his favorite sporting event, the Tour de France. He grew up outside Boston and is a graduate of Middlebury College.