I LOVE Italy! Ciao Italia!
If given the choice, I would choose it as a destination every time.
I love Venice and Rome, Florence and Pompeii. The small towns and villages are my favorite. And the gelato. And the photos. It is all good.
If you love to photograph your adventures as I do, check out 7 Best Day Trips in Italy for Photographers for some ideas when you plan your next excursion.