Food and Drink

How to order gelato in Italy

Gelato on display

Traveling to a new country is always exciting but it can also be daunting when you want to fit in and just enjoy the local culture and customs, part of which involves dining out! And there’s no greater dining out experience in Italy than visiting a gelateria (gelato shop) and ordering some gelato! This tasty

Food and Drink

Best food and wine tours in Rome

Gelato in a cone

Let’s be real, one of the best things about traveling to Italy is eating and drinking everything this country has to offer. As the birthplace of pizza and one of the top wine exporters around the world, you know you’re in for a treat when you travel to Italy, and especially when you travel to

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Best day trips from Rome

Rome, Italy

There’s an eternal list of things to do in the Eternal City, but if you want to expand your sightseeing outside of Rome during your next trip to Italy but don’t want to change hotels, you might want to consider some of these easy and exciting day trips from Rome! There are many options for

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5 fun facts about Italy


Italy is one of my favorite travel destinations even though I know as a travel blogger I shouldn’t play favorites I can’t help it. When I think of the ultimate European getaway, it most often includes a stop or two in Italy so I can get my fix of wine, pasta, and gelato! Since our

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Off the beaten path in Florence

Ponte Vecchio in Florence

Florence is a must-see city when traveling to Italy with its iconic art, beautiful architecture and cathedrals, and impressive history. The birthplace of the Renaissance is a city you can return to time and time again and still feel inspired to explore it further. While there are many popular things to do in Florence, there

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Halloween traditions around the world


Happy Halloween, witches! Did you know that we Americans spend about two and a half billion dollars on candy for this spooky holiday and another three billion on costumes? At least according to the National Retail Federation we do.  From visiting our neighbors yelling “trick or treat” to get some candy (I see you, people

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24 hours in Rome

Colosseum in Rome

The Eternal City, or the city we can return to for eternity. Seriously, there’s never a bad time or bad reason to visit Rome. Even if you only have a day to explore it! There are so many things to do in Rome and with being able to walk between major sights or hopping on

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Best photography locations in Venice

Venice, Italy

Love taking Insta-worthy pictures as you travel? Well get ready for a real treat when you visit Venice! I couldn’t stop taking pictures of all the canals, stunning Italian architecture, and lively action in the piazza and out on the water. There are many fantastic Venice photography locations scattered throughout this labyrinth-like city, but some

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Free things to do in Venice

Venice, Italy

There’s no city quite as enchanting (and overcrowded) as Venice, but it’s worth battling the people to see this iconic Italian city. It’s almost magical in a sense, as you wander across the bridges over the canals, relax with your grande amore on a romantic gondola ride complete with sipping some chilled prosecco, and indulge