Visit the Dolomites

Six Days in the Dolomites – stunning Italian mountains

Often confused with the Italian Alps, The Dolomites are actually their own small mountain range (albeit it connected to The Alps) located in Northen Italy. Famous for their characteristically steep peaks…

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Why Italy is amazing

Reasons to Visit Italy

Italy is without a shadow of a doubt my favorite European Destination. I have traveled there extensively, I learned the language, got the local boyfriend and although the boyfriend didn’t…

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Ultimate guide to visiting Pompeii

The Best Way to Visit Pompeii

Destroyed in 79AD by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, the ruins of Pompeii are incredibly well-known and somewhere that I’d wanted to visit since learning about it at school.  The…

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Spending one day in Milan

What To Do in Milan in One Day

Milan is often overlooked by travelers heading to Italy for the “triangle” of Venice, Rome, and Florence – but Milan is a true destination in its own right and deserves…

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Discover Puglia with tiny children

Holiday in Puglia with kids

An honest introduction to Puglia for families that travel with young kids, including a driving guide in Puglia, tips, and tricks about what and when to eat and the most…

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Exploring Umbria (and beyond)

Umbria is a region in central Italy packed full of mountain ranges, beautiful hilltop towns and great wine producers. It’s often overlooked due to the neighbouring region of Tuscany, but…

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Know before you go, visiting the Colosseum in Rome

The Colosseum. So iconic it gets to use the prefix the, not a or one of many, but the! The fact it still stands (well, most of it does) is…

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visiting san gimignano in the wine region of tuscany

Exploring The Wines of Tuscany

When I read JaMeka’s first line “This blog post is about two of my favorite things – Tuscany and wine.” I knew I’d like it. This post is a great…

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Visiting Sicily

Portopalo di Capo Passero, a magical place of beaches and sunsets

Portopalo di Capo Passero is a traditional old fishing village that really makes you feel as though you are travelling back into time, to an ancient and unforgettable world that you…

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Cinque de terre, Italy

Practical guide to Cinque Terre, Italy

The Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which literally translates to Five Lands. As the clues suggest is the collective name for a group of…

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