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Driving in Italy

Driving in Italy is not for the faint of heart. The same creativity that is applied to the arts, architecture, fashion design and food creation is applied to the road rules, for one thing. And when it comes to parking, … Continue reading

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Italy by Sea – a great way to travel

A great way to travel around Italy is by overnight ferry. We recently travelled this way ourselves and as we watched the sunset, we were lucky enough to be serenaded by a group of musicians who happened to be travelling as well. … Continue reading

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Italy – how to pack & how to dress

Planning a trip to Italy? Besides the some of the greatest museums in the world, the best wines in the most stunning countryside settings, delicious food… there’s also great shopping! Great things to buy in Italy include leather shoes, jackets, … Continue reading

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Travel in Style: how to dress

  If you’re planning a trip to Italy, plan on doing lots of walking! Whilst this means that comfy shoes are a must, it doesn’t mean you have to dress like you’re going camping. Unless you’re going camping. If you’re … Continue reading

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When in Rome…

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. What is so amazing is that some of these things to do in Rome date back to as far back as 312 BC – such as walking along Rome’s most ancient road, the … Continue reading

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Driving in Italy? Um… maybe not!

Italy is the home of great quality leather shoes and is where the wedge heel was invented. With good reason. Given that the  narrow streets and charming winding roads were built just a tad prior to the invention of motorvehicles, … Continue reading

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10 essentials when packing for Italy

For the novice traveler, it is tempting to bring everything but the kitchen sink when packing for a trip to Italy. Whilst we have collated a few tips on packing for Italy, our main suggestion for anyone planning a trip … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Italy Trips – Light is a Delight!

Travelling in Italy, one thing you’ll notice beyond on all the historical buildings and collection after collection of master artworks, is the stairs. Given that Italians have to pack accommodations for 60-something million people in a small land mass, for … Continue reading

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Top Travel Tips for Italy Trips: How to Pack

Packing well can mean the difference for a great holiday in Italy, which is why we have put together some travel advice for packing and preparing for a trip to Italy. 1. Many accommodations in Italy are not equipped with … Continue reading

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Fairytale wedding in Italy… just not as you imagined!

We love sharing great Italy stories on our tours and thought we’d also share this funny Italian fable, How the Devil Married Three Sisters. It featured in Italian Popular Tales by Thomas Frederick Crane, whilst an alternative version titled Silver … Continue reading

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