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Venice, Italy

6 Great Things to Do in Venice

Walking through Venice feels like you’re inside one of those beautiful paintings you often see hanging in Italian restaurants and cafes. It’s picturesque and beautiful, but somehow it doesn’t quite feel real. The pastel colored buildings, flowers in window sills, bridges over the canals, and narrow walkways are breathtaking. It’s all so amazing that it […]

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Top 7 Things to Do in Florence With only a Couple Days

Florence, or Firenze to the Italians, is truly an incredible place.  During the middle ages, Florence rose to prominence and it prospered considerably through trade to become one of the wealthiest cities of the time. It was an environment that fostered some of the world’s greatest artist. Today, Florence is known as the birthplace of […]

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How to Spend Three Days in Rome

Rome has been one of Europe’s top tourist destinations for years. The mix of old world historic sites with the amenities of a modern major metropolis blend perfectly to create one of the world’s most spectacular cities. Rome has something to offer for all travelers. There is incredible food, fascinating history, exhilarating nightlife, and everything […]

Great Day Trips from Florence, Italy

There are so many things to do and see while in Florence that it can be difficult to want to leave the city, especially if you are on a tight schedule. However, there are so many wonderful things to see in the Tuscany region.  You’ll absolutely want to get out and take a day trip […]

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A Day Trip to Cinque Terre

Our day trip Cinque Terre turned out to be better than we’d imagined. We’d dreamed of visiting Cinque Terre for years. We’d looked at hundreds of photos. We thought we knew what it would be like. Then we arrived, breathed the air, smelled the ocean and the food coming from restaurant kitchens, and heard the […]