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The city of Rome alone is full enough of treasures to last a lifetime, however, when in Rome you shouldn’t forget the other amazing sights of Italy. It may be impossible to truly discover ...
After touring thousands of years of sights by day, sit back and relax to experience Rome's magic by night. Floodlit monuments like the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum are a spectacular sight, and an ...
Literally translating as the “five lands,” the Cinque Terre comprises five gorgeous little villages clinging to the coast of the Italian Riviera, an easy trip from Florence . A popular thing to ...
Written by Jessica, USA, January 2013
One could argue (successfully) that you could point your finger
randomly at a map of Italy and end up in a suitable place for a romantic
holiday. Still, there are some destinations in this ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
Italy is one of those lucky countries that has it all – art, architecture and history, food, fashion and urban life, beaches, rolling hills and spectacular mountains. It’s these mountains, the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
Some cities are just lone wolves – they are not like anywhere else,
they have passed from country to country during political upheavals and
so have ended up a bit of a hybrid, and geographically ...
You could be forgiven for thinking that the Italians invented coffee. They have certainly made it their own by naming all the various ways to drink it: cappuccino, espresso, macchiato, caffe latte. ...
is the other Florence. What do I mean? I mean that you’ll find people
generally fall into two groups: fans of Florence and fans of Siena. Both
are incredibly beautiful, both are full of ...
Written by Liguria Expert: Loredana, March 2012
The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. Cinque Terre means Five Lands and comprises of the ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
Visiting a spa while on vacation can be the perfect way to unwind from the busy “real world.” Of course, a trip to Tuscany sounds like a pretty good way to relax, too. So, why not skip the agonizing ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
From the austere facade of the Pitti Palace in Florence ,
you would never know that an expansive and elaborate garden lies just
over the palace walls. The Boboli Gardens were once the private ...
Although not everyone arrives in Italy as a foodie, it’s hard to visit Naples without becoming one. It’s Naples, after all, that gave the world pizza – which is a fine gift, don’t you think? Pizza ...
Written by Jessica, USA, October 2012
Renting an apartment in Florence
can be an excellent way to get the most out of your stay. Even if
you’re only there for 4-5 days, you may be able to save money with an
apartment rental over a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Florence ’s most famous son must be Michelangelo. Yes, he left for Rome and painted the Sistine Ceiling for the pope, but in Florence I always feel his presence very strongly. There
is The ...
Although Milan is often skipped by visitors in Italy, it can be a particularly good city to include on a winter itinerary. Unlike some destinations where major sights are outdoors and therefore rely ...
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