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The most beautiful gardens in Florence

The gardens of Florence are among the city’s finest gems—not only because of their beauty, but because of their tranquillity. With all of Florence’s art, food and wine, many people forget to check out the city’s gorgeous, and historic, gardens. So go off the beaten path, pack a light lunch (and a blanket)… and head […]

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6 Reasons to visit Italy in 2015

With the start of the New Year, there’s just one resolution that should be of your list: Travel to Italy in 2015. It’s always a good time to visit Italy, but we think 2015 will be the best year yet! The 2015 Expo in Milan has motivated Italy to do some early spring-cleaning, restoring monuments and art to their […]

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Delicious Florence food tour

One amazing aspect of traveling around Italy is having the opportunity to eat some of the best and freshest food in the world. Every Italian region, even city, has their own dishes that are unique to each area. If you make your way to Florence, don’t forget to try the most traditional food and wine the […]

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There’s no such thing as Italian food

As one of the world’s most loved cuisines it might be a surprise to learn that a true Italian cuisine hardly exists. The truth is, Italian food is still largely considered by regions with each region in Italy creating its own unique cuisine based on its history, people and geography. Each region, and then province […]

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6 Italian foods perfect for a winter day

We love Italian food. But there are some foods of Italy we especially love on a winter day, when the frigid temperatures (and in-season produce) make for the perfect stick-to-your-ribs pastas, soups, and other dishes. Coming to Italy in winter? Visit museums and churches without fighting the crowds, then warm up over a steaming plate of some […]

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May 1: Labor Day in Italy

May 1, Labor Day, is a national holiday in Italy and you will find that most of the main attractions in Rome, such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, the Borghese Gallery and other museums, will be closed on that day. This is a great opportunity to get off the beaten path and discover some […]