Browsing Category : Italy

Why You Should Visit Pompeii


Pompeii was one of the main highlights of my Italian summer vacation. Being a History Major I definitely had to add this experience to my bucket list while visiting the beautiful country of Italy. Pompeii is only a few short hours away from Rome making it a great excursion or day trip for those interested in history. While you can…

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12 Photos that will Make you Want to Travel to Venice


Venice is like a dream. Now looking back on my trip it was something extraordinarily different than any other place I’ve been too. The island holds great beauty as well as many secret gems. These are some snapshots of Venice through my eyes. Here are the pictures, I’ll let them speak for themselves. 

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How to Spend One Day in Lake Como


Lake Como was one of those destinations I dreamt about when I was younger and never expected to actually see in real life. The lush gardens, green lakes and surrounding forests all seemed to good to be true. While on a weekend trip in Milan I decided to splurge and take a day trip tour to Lake Como, just over…

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6 Tips for Traveling in Rome


After my most recent trip to Rome I came up with some FYI tips for travellers to help them navigate the city. It’s a large and crowded city so come ready and prepared!

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A Week in Tuscany


From Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Monteriggioni, Volterra, San Gimignano, Arezzo to Cortona, with one week in Tuscany you still won’t see it all. A true Tuscan enjoys every minute of life and never rushes anything. In this itinerary I have carefully suggested the appropriate time of travel to each destination in Tuscany so that you can enjoy all they have to offer.

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5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Italy


Italy is a spectacular country which you’ll fall in love with for many reasons. From its tasty authentic food to its intriguing history, this country will forever be in your heart. Here’s 5 reasons why you’ll love Italy:

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The Ultimate Guide to: Florence


My three days in Florence were not long enough. It’s a marvellous city full of things to do and see around every corner. Known as one of the most famous cities in Italy I knew I had to make a trip here.  

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5 Tips for Visiting Cinque Terre


 I bet you’ve seen pictures of these beautiful seaside towns before. The rainbow coloured houses perched on the cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Yet what you may or may not know is that there are five separate villages each uniquely different from the other. Cinque Terre, also known as “The Five Lands” is composed of Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso, Riomaggiore and…

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One Day in Pisa


Pisa is one of those places that should be on your bucket list. The ever iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa brings in over 1 million tourists every year alone. A small city that has ever grown in size due to one major architectural failure now flourishes as one of Italy’s must see destinations. You can easily spend one day in…

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Three Days in Rome


This magnificent city has endless possibilities to keep you busy all day long. Rome is home to over 2.7 million people so it can be a very busy place, especially in the summer months when large crowds of tourists come to visit. If you can consider planning your trip during the off season such as in May or September to…

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