October 2019 – UNESCO Heritage Sites, Accessibility in Italy

Italy’s Intangible Heritage and How to Actually Touch It
Three aspects of Italian culture life are up for inclusion on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. But they’re not “intangible” exactly, there are exciting ways to experience:

  • Transhumance
  • Alpinism
  • Festival of Celestinian Forgiveness

Accessibility: What’s New For Mobility Challenged Travelers in Italy
Visiting Italy has always been a challenge, but not impossible, for those who have mobility issues. Fortunately, there is no better time than now to find new ways to navigate sites and enjoy accessible lodging. We reveal the latest options for the mobility challenged including golf carts, ecarts and more.

Discover Florence’s Wine Doors
Wine windows or doors are uniquely Florentine and a way that locals could bring their bottles to get the wine they love. Due to a combination of property sales, World War II bombings and the Florence flood of 1966, wine windows began disappearing in the 20th century. Some are now mail slots, others doorbells to the multiple apartments inside but some are still in their old shape and totally recognizable, if you know where to look. 

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