At McGill University in Montreal, QC when I was doing my undergraduate degree I studied environmental sciences in addition to my major in English Literature. My intention at the time was to become an Environmental Lawyer. This was, until in the summer of 2003 I moved to Italy for a summer opening and fell madly…
If you or someone you know is traveling to Italy, this is a read you don’t want to miss that can save you and your loved ones time, money, frustration and discomfort during your time in Italy. Save money and enjoy a better trip to Italy by booking early! Those who book early, usually pay…
Italy is home to hundreds of incredible sites, so why compete with the crowds? Here are some of our favorite, often overlooked sites which are well worth visiting.
Some of Rome’s best art is freely available in the city’s churches. Spend a day in search of some of Bernini’s best loved masterpieces.
They say, “When in Rome – do as the Romans do” – and it is good advice to consider when traveling to Rome or even considering a day trip into the city itself from Civitavecchia. Rome wasn’t built in a day and certainly cannot be seen in a day, so for cruise passengers you may…
Tourists can sometimes be easy targets for scams, especially when traveling in non-English-speaking countries.
Banish any thoughts of packed coaches, long transfers and tours with 50 other people, we are talking small group, luxury escorted tours of Italy that will show you another side of travel. While a private itinerary gives you freedom to manage much of your time, choose where to eat and change your plans when you’re…
After a hard day’s sightseeing, here are 5 of our favorite rooftop bars for unwinding with a cool drink and a stunning view
8 ways you might accidentally break the law on your Roman holiday!
Part 2 looks at the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that can easily be visited while you are staying in Naples
Part 1 of our guide to amazing things to see and do when you are staying in Naples
From luxury hotels to farm stays, wherever you are spending your Italian vacation don’t be surprised to find you have to pay a nightly city tax when you check out.
What should you wear on holiday in Italy? Here’s what to pack in your suitcase this summer
Advice for visitors to Italy with mobility or health issues – plan carefully if you can’t walk far
High speed rail travel makes transferring between cities easy and fast, while road transfers allow you to see more of the country on the way.
Take a food inspired tour of Italy’s Emilia Romagna and discover a region rich in food traditions and natural beauty.