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Honeymoon in Italy – The Most Romantic Places in Italy

Discover the Most Romantic Places in Italy What could be more romantic than a honeymoon in Italy to some of Italy’s most romantic cities – Bellissimo! From the most famous cities to lesser-known romantic destinations, continue reading and swoon over all the incredibly romantic places you can visit in Italy and add them to your …

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Best Things To Do in Florence Italy

A Florentine Love Affair: Best Things to do in Florence, Italy If you haven’t been to Florence, you haven’t been to Italy. It’s that simple. The “Athens of the Middle Ages”, Florence was once one of the world’s most important cities during the medieval times. It was the crux of several trade routes, bustling with …

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1 Week in Tuscany Itinerary

One Week in Tuscany Itinerary – A Most Wondrous Week in Italy Tuscany’s family run agriturismos, multicolored, multi-textured hillsides, flowing vineyards, delicious food and wines, and friendly people draw millions of visitors each year. While some people rush through multiple countries in a few days, this 1 week Tuscany itinerary will give you some time …

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7 Days in Italy: 1 Week Itinerary from Venice to Rome

7 Days in Italy Itinerary Italy is gliding down the Grand Canal in Venice, under the Rialto Bridge and onward to the enigmatic St. Mark’s Square. Italy is staring in awe at Michelangelo’s masterpiece David or the heavenly Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. Italy is imagining the gladiators and wild beasts fighting to the death …

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Florence Museums: Powering Through Five Museums in a Day

Florence Museums: Powering Through Five Museums in a Day Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and the city is packed with museums and fun things to do. But on a trip with our two middle schoolers, for whom Renaissance art meant very little, we settled on a model any visitor can use to achieve …

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Italy Can Mend a Broken Heart

  For most of the summer, I was afraid to go to Italy. I was scared to hear the accent, to taste spaghetti Bolognese, to smell espresso. I worried that hearing my favourite Italian word, “Alora”, might send me straight over the edge. You see, I fell in love with an Italian last year. If this has …

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Eat, Pray, Love Florence: Loving Florence on a Budget

“You have a husband, bella?” The waiter’s thickly lashed black-brown gaze lands on my left hand, naked of any ring, and then wanders over the rest of me as though imagining those parts to be naked, too. The question comes at breakfast on my third and final day in Florence, the day I’ve slated for …

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Eat, Pray, Love Florence: Florence’s Sacred Sites

  Duly fueled after sating myself with great Florentine food, I now take a day to explore Florence’s sacred sites, notably its many beautiful churches. The traditional subdivision of Florence into four sectors—Santa Maria Novella, San Giovanni, Santa Croce, and Santo Spirito—dates to the 14th century, with each quarter presided over by its own major …

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