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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
Italy may be at its tourism peak in the summer, but the country is open for business year-round. No, you aren’t likely to be lying on the beach or frolicking in the Tuscan hills when it’s cold ...
Where you can go where the boats are bigger than the apartments? Portofino, Italy that’s where. Once a little fishing village clustering around a small harbor, since the 1950s this small town on ...
Written by Viator, May 2011
Known as piccola Roma (little Rome) for its importance in imperial days, Verona is all about art and architecture, history and great love. It's hard not to fall in love with this beautiful city. ...
Celebrating their 400th anniversary this year, the pharmacy at Santa Maria Novella church in Florence is clearly something special.
The first thing you notice when entering is the heavenly scent. ...
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 ...
Outdoor Christmas markets are a common element to many parts of Europe
during the holiday season. They’re especially typical of Germanic
countries, but their popularity has made other countries ...
While each town in Tuscany
will get into the Christmas spirit to some degree, shopping aficionados
will want to make sure to visit the cities and towns that include good
Christmas markets in ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
When in Rome
it’s tempting and very easy to stay in the Centro Storico, the historic
center. But as they say, when in Rome do as the Romans do, which means
you need to cross the river and head ...
Don’t be blinded by that fashion capital Milan, remember that Florence has also birthed many a fashion icon including shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Pucci, Roberto Cavalli and Patrizia ...
The island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon has been the setting of the glass blowing art work since 1291 when the Republic of the Doges decided to protect the secrets of the art and preserve Venice ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Venice consists of 117 islands, 150 canals and 409 bridges. The biggest of all the canals is, unsurprisingly, the Grand Canal but it’s only crossed by four bridges. Until three years ago, this ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Venice has its typical souvenirs that everyone buys and every second shop sells: glass, lace, Carnivale masks. Another is paper – writing paper including little books with marbled covers, photo ...
It’s one of the must-buys when you visit Florence ;
the city specializes in beautiful leather goods and the markets make
them affordable. If you have a love of either shoes, purses, belts,
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
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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