Italy

The Ultimate 2 to 3 Days in Naples Itinerary

Naples at sunset

As an excellent jumping-off point for exploring Southern Italy, planning a Naples itinerary is never a bad idea. Dating back to the 2nd millennium BCE, Naples is a city rich with important art and architectural history. One of the most exciting cities in Italy, with all sights, sounds, and smells coming at you from every angle of the city. Unfortunately with a bad reputation, Naples deserves to be given a … Read More

The Perfect 2 to 3 Days in Lake Garda Itinerary

Lovely Salo on Lake Garda

Straddling the Lombardy, Trentino and Veneto regions of Northern Italy, planning a Lake Garda itinerary is one of the best things to do in this area of the country. As Italy’s largest lake, Garda is packed with beautiful towns, incredible views and plenty of wonderful things to see and do. And because of its size, it’s worth spending 2 to 3 days in Lake Garda rather than simply visiting as … Read More

The Ultimate 2 to 3 Days in Lake Como Itinerary

Varenna on Lake Como

Planning a Lake Como itinerary is often one of the highlights of visiting Italy. This idyllic lake situated to the north of Milan in Italy’s Lombardy region is known to be a playground for the rich and famous, however, that doesn’t mean it isn’t accessible for your average traveller to visit, as well. Known for its beautiful setting, absolutely charming lakeside towns and grand villas with sprawling gardens, a visit … Read More

Is Milan Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Milan

Milan skyline from the Duomo

Are you planning a trip to Northern Italy and wondering about the prices in Milan? Home to Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper and known for its towering gothic cathedral that lies in the heart of the city, millions of art lovers, architecture aficionados and Italophiles are drawn to Milan every year. But the capital of Lombardy is more than a step-inducing city break, it’s an ideal spot to explore … Read More

Is Rome Expensive? A Rome Trip Cost Guide

The iconic Trevi Fountain in Rome

While planning for your vacation, your Rome trip cost will undoubtedly be in your mind. You’ll wonder, is Rome expensive? How much will I spend on different meals and sites I would like to visit?  Luckily, Rome is a city that can truly be enjoyed on any budget.  On average you can expect to spend €60 – €170 per person per day on a trip to the Italian capital if … Read More

Lake Como or Lake Garda: Which Italian Lake to Visit?

Varenna in Lake Como

If you don’t have time to visit all of the Italian Lakes in the north of the country, it can be hard to know if you should head to Lake Garda or Lake Como. As two of the largest lakes in the region that spans Lombardy, Veneto and Trentino, both Lakes Garda and Como have a lot to offer visitors. Boasting incredible vistas, peaceful waterfronts, opulent villas and charming towns, … Read More

The Perfect Lake Como Day Trip from Milan

Varenna in Lake Como

Planning a Lake Como day trip from Milan is one of the best ways to see this iconic Italian lake if you’re short on time. Located only about 80 kilometres north of the Lombardy capital, Lake Como is known for being the playground of the rich and famous. If you’re planning to spend a few days in Milan and are looking for an excellent day trip destination, Lake Como is … Read More

One Day in Bergamo Itinerary: A Day Trip From Milan

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo

As a hub for many budget flights into nearby Milan, many visitors to Northern Italy tend to overlook the prospect of spending one day in Bergamo and opt for the bigger, glitzier city in the region. However, this is a mistake. With so many flights coming to and from Bergamo airport each and every day, it is well worth planning a bit of a Bergamo itinerary in order to explore … Read More