The Essential Guide to Visiting Florence in Winter

Florence in winter

While Florence is one of the most sought-after destinations on any Italian summer itinerary, Florence in winter is a true underrated beauty. Florence and Italy in general may not have always been on your radar. However, upon discovering it you’ll see why so many fall in love with this famous city in the magical months of winter.  Winter in Florence is the perfect time to discover its many museums and … Read More

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

10 Best Places to Stay in Sicily

Pretoria Fountain in Palermo

When planning out your Sicily itinerary, it can be a bit overwhelming to figure out where you want to base yourself on the Mediterranean’s largest island. Finding the best places to stay in Sicily – whether you’re after a lively city or sleepy beach town – can be a difficult task when you factor in all of the incredible places to choose from. From chaotic Catania and tranquil Trapani to … 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

The Perfect 2 to 3 Days on Capri Itinerary

Blue Grotto

Easily one of the most well-known islands in the Mediterranean and Italy, Capri is the perfect combination of nature, relaxation, and luxury. Placed in the aquamarine blue waters of the bay of Naples, the lush island of Capri is just a short ferry ride away from Sorrento, Naples, or the Amalfi Coast, making a Capri itinerary the perfect addition to any trip to southern Italy. From the famous blue grotto … Read More

The Perfect 3, 4 or 5 Day Dolomites Road Trip Itinerary

Val Gardena

The Italian Dolomites are one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the world. Located in the northeastern corner of Italy, an unforgettable Dolomites road trip itinerary should be on everyone’s bucket list. Jagged peaks towering over fairytale villages, rolling meadows and turquoise alpine lakes. We’ll be visiting the highlights and some secret spots along the way, so pack your camera and hiking boots to spend the ultimate 3, 4 … Read More

The Ultimate 7 to 10 Days in Sicily Itinerary

Mt Etna View from Catania

A region and destination all of its own, planning the perfect Sicily itinerary can seem a bit overwhelming at first glance. With so much to offer, figuring out how to spend 7 to 10 days in Sicily is a bit of a daunting task when you’re trying to fit in everything there is to see. With electric cities, beautiful beaches, ancient ruins and charming towns, Sicily is one of the … Read More

8 Best Towns to Stay in Cinque Terre


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 Cinque Terre villages are wonderful contenders for the best … Read More