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Weird Things You Must See (or Try) in Italy

Italy is famous for many well-known things: classical art, opera, gelato, Rome, espresso, the Colosseum, the Vatican and of course, cycling! But there is so much more to see and try that’s a little "off" and certainly not part of the mainstream travel trails. Here are our top picks for the best awesomely weird, pleasantly wacky, and delightfully unusual dishes to try and places to see in Italy!

Food, Places

Holidays: Fabled Food & Wine in Italy

In Italy, the Christmas season only really kicks off in earnest from December 8th on with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Christmas trees go up that day and so the countdown to Christmas begins. Throw in Santa Lucia on the 13th and that holiday spirit begins to heighten. And, if you perk up your ears, you will most certainly hear loads of conversation around this or that special dish. The holiday focus is on food. After all, it's all about the meal, right?

Food, Holidays

10 Truths About Cycling in Bermuda

When someone says "Bermuda," usually images of tropical scenes come to mind. Along with locals clad in blue blazers and pastel-colored Bermuda shorts, you might picture images of coral reefs, pink beaches, award-winning golf courses, celebrity sightings, and lush, manicured landscapes dotted with palm trees.Now imagine all of these infused with a relaxed, island vibe with a British flair, just a short two-hour flight from the east coast of the U.S. But would you think of cycling here?

Bike Tours, Islands, Food, Bermuda

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