Italy

The Essential Guide to Visiting Milan in Winter

Milan's Duomo in winter

Milan is the capital city of the northern region of Lombardy. It’s a busy and bubbling city packed with juxtaposing architecture, mesmerising and immersive culture as well as world-class shopping. No matter the season, this city is worth visiting – even if you’re planning to head to Milan in winter. The Lombardy capital’s energetic atmosphere doesn’t change in the winter. Instead, the chill in the air, the glow from the … Read More

The Perfect 1, 2 or 3 Days in Bari Itinerary

Old Town of Bari

Are you considering planning a Bari itinerary? When thinking about Italy, it’s highly unlikely that the region of Puglia first comes to mind, let alone its capital city of Bari. Tourists typically flock to Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan, missing a side of the country that is incredibly rich, delicious, full of history, divine architecture, and quite empty of tourists. Bari, a port city, and the capital city of Puglia … Read More

8 Best Towns to Stay in Cinque Terre

Manarola

The Cinque Terre National Park is likely one of the most visited areas in all of Italy. With its 5 colorful fishing villages clinging to the edge of the Ligurian coast, it’s easy to see why that is. When you’re planning a trip it can be difficult to know which are the best towns to stay in Cinque Terre. All 5 villages are wonderful contenders for the best place to … Read More

The Perfect Day Trip to Orvieto from Rome

Beautiful Orvieto

If you’re planning a trip to Rome and will only have time to stay in the city, you may also have the urge to explore more of Italy, in particular, the countryside. Fortunately, there are quite a few options to spend a day in the countryside from Rome, and a Rome to Orvieto day trip is a great way to get an idea of what the dreamy Italian countryside is … Read More

8 Best Areas to Stay in Rome for Tourists

Rome's Spanish Steps

Is a trip to Rome in your future? The eternal city is quite an incredible place to visit for many reasons. One of the best things about Rome is the numerous neighborhoods throughout the city, giving you countless options of areas to use as your base during your visit to the alluring capital city of Italy. If you’re searching for guidance in choosing the best area to stay in Rome … Read More

9 Best Towns to Stay on the Amalfi Coast

Positano at sunset

Are curious about the best town to stay in on the Amalfi Coast? The Amalfi Coast is a dream travel destination for so many people; from its dramatically rugged coastlines to its quintessential stacked colorful homes, and the delicious southern Italian cuisine. When planning a trip to the Amalfi Coast, deciding on which town or towns to stay in can be quite daunting and confusing. There isn’t just one ideal … Read More

One Day in Siena Itinerary: A Day Trip from Florence

Beautiful Siena

Nestled in the heart of Tuscany lies Siena. The historical centre of this medieval city is surrounded by a formidable red brick wall whose gates house a thousand years of history. Even though Siena is a relatively small city, it packs a punch. It’s filled with history, culture and culinary delights. If you’re in Tuscany, you need to prioritise Siena. If you chose to spend one day in Siena, you’ll … Read More

The Essential Guide to Visiting Rome in Winter

Colosseum in Rome at Christmas

When most people think of visiting the capital city of Italy, the typical images that come to mind are those of cold gelato under the hot Italian sun, balmy beach days in the nearby seaside of the city, and wandering the ancient city with your best summer attire. On the other hand, most locals would describe Rome in winter as one of the most beautiful and ideal times to visit … Read More