Reasons to Visit Italy

Why Italy is amazing

 Overview: 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 last, my love for Italy is still going strong! This post takes you through all the breathtaking reasons (and cities) for which you simply …

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7 Unusual Things to do in Venice

Such an iconic and popular city, Venice is visited by millions every year, so just how do you try and avoid the crowds? Well, you look for something a little different to do, and we have the answer. This post comes fro Italian special travel blogger Krisite, on her blog Mamma Prada. In it she …

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The Best Way to Visit Pompeii

Ultimate guide to visiting Pompeii

 Overview: 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 problem is, there are a few different ways that you can take a trip to Pompeii and it can be quite daunting to choose …

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Holiday in Puglia with kids

Discover Puglia with tiny children

 Overview: 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 important tourist attractions to visit. Submitted by: Corina Corina’s blog: Another Milestone Read the full post: Puglia with the kids Are you a Travel …

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Best Beaches in Cinque Terre

  Submitted by: Emmalie Roberts   From: EuropeUpClose   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: All summer long, people enjoy the shining sun in Italy. While it’s not a main attraction of Italy, the Cinque Terre beaches are among some of the most beautiful in Europe. The beaches are so numerous that they cater to every …

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Exploring Umbria (and beyond)

 Overview: 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 step (or drive) across the border and the scenery will leave you speechless in ‘the green heart of Italy’. Submitted by: Dylan Dylan’s blog: …

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Know before you go, visiting the Colosseum in Rome

 Overview: 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 a testament to the Roman Empire and has made it famous worldwide. Did you know this about the Colosseum? This post is from Abby, …

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