What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

Ten Minutes Late: Not Bad!

My first experience riding an Italian high speed train. The seats in second class are pretty unimpressive compared to Japanese high speed trains, but the ride is pleasant and fast. There are some things that you should know about Roma Termini, trenitalia.com, and the trains themselves. . . . → Read More: Ten Minutes Late: Not Bad!

Getting Ready for our Trip to Italy

We are going to Italy and we have a lot on our plates. We could not get a flight into Milan using our miles so we are traveling to Rome and then giving the Frecciarossa a test run. . . . → Read More: Getting Ready for our Trip to Italy