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The First Lesson in Italian Expresso

If you are fan of the Italian kitchen and the great wines that come along with it you should be aware that another imperative part of the Italian culinary culture is coffee.

Visit Florence in January

The term “tourist” has somewhat of a bitter, negative taste to it. Nobody really wants to be called a tourist when going somewhere and we all have this image in our head of a poorly dressed person, with a camera around their neck, fanny pack, … Continue reading →

Getting Around in Venice

Venice is a city of canals and unlike many other places the public transportation system is based on water for the most part. On land the best way to get around is on foot. To have a true Venetian experience you most certainly won’t rely … Continue reading →

The Lesser Known Island Gems of Venice

Visit the Islands of Venice

Wandering the labyrinthine streets, indulging in rich coffee and gelato, sampling the local pizza and pasta options, shopping on the Rialto Bridge, and relaxing in the Piazza San Marco are all fabulous ways to spend your time in Venice. It is not uncommon for visitors … Continue reading →

Short on Time in Rome?

There’s a well-known proverb that says “Rome wasn’t built in a day” and when you visit the Italian capital you will soon understand what is meant by it. There is so much to see and discover in this treasure trove of antiquity. It can take … Continue reading →

Travelling Solo

Correct me if I’m mistaken, but I have the feeling that travelling alone has become much more of a trend recently. And I am not talking about a week long all inclusive trip to a luxury resort on some tropical island. I’m referring to backpacking … Continue reading →

Fashion and Culture in Milan

It is a well-known fact that the cultural offer in Italy is very far-reaching if you take the monuments and art work of Rome and Florence alone. Though it is the second largest city in Italy, with a history going back to the Celts, Milan … Continue reading →

Myths About Venice

It doesn’t come as a surprise that there are a lot of myths about a city like Venice. Staying in one of the apartments in Venice one easily feels like being in a completely different world. I always say that whatever the myth may be … Continue reading →

A Day Trip to Tivoli

There is absolutely no ground to argue that the city Rome doesn’t already have enough monuments and sights a tourist can visit. If you have spent time in one of the apartments in Rome you already know that. But if you have some extra time … Continue reading →

La Dolce Vita in Florence

Florence is the capital of Tuscany and is widely known for its importance during the Renaissance period and the Middle ages. The city holds many treasures of Renaissance art and architecture. Every year many tourists flock to the city to admire this historical and cultural … Continue reading →

Summer Activities in Rome

Throughout the whole year Rome sees an uncountable amount of tourists. The city’s beauty appeals to everyone. In no other city you will find so many historical sights on every corner you turn and you will be in awe when you see the amazing art work … Continue reading →