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Where to Eat in Rome, Italy – The Rome Restaurant Guide

While living abroad in Italy I quickly learned there was no shortage of wonderful restaurants in Rome, but there was also an equal number of tourist-traps to try to avoid. With that in mind, we thought it’d be useful to layout a comprehensive Rome restaurant guide for you to reference when you are visiting the ancient city. Deciding on a Restaurant – I like to have an idea ahead of time about where I’m going to eat when traveling in…

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25 Unforgettable Things to Do in Florence

Ciao! Florence is the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, the home of the Renaissance, wood-fired steaks, and some of the best gelato in all of Italy. Needless to say – there are a lot of amazing things to do and see when visiting Florence. We’ve created our list of top things to do in Florence list below, but would love to hear your favorites in the comments below for future travelers! Traveling Chic’s TOP 25 Things to Do in Florence…

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What to Pack for the Amalfi Coast

Shop the Post for you trip to the Amalfi Coast Shorts / Hat / Shirt Sunnies / Shorts / Shoes Monogram Beach Bag / Coverup / Swimsuit Dress / Bag / Wedges / Bracelet The Amalfi Coast is one of the most magical places you can visit in the world. It’s no wonder that tourists flock to the beautiful seaside cliffs in the summer months. My first trip to Positano and the Amalfi coast was over 15 years ago and…

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20 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Rome

General Knowledge Currency – Italy uses the Euro (“€”). Reservations – Make reservations for museums, tours, and restaurants whenever possible. Check if there is A/C when booking your accommodations if you are traveling in the summer. Electronics – Standard voltage is 220V (U.S. uses 110V). Check your electronics to see if they are dual voltage. Don’t forget an adapter so your electronics will fit into the outlets. VAT (value added tax) – A 22% tax on most goods and services…

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25 Things You Must Do in Rome, Italy

Rome has definitely earned its nickname as the eternal city, with over 3,000 years of history and ancient ruins that you can still explore. Rome’s culture, charming alleys, and delicious food, make this city one of the most unforgettable places to visit in the world! There is so much to eat, see, and do in this magical city, we’ve narrowed down our top 25 things you MUST do in order to help you plan your first visit to Rome! Marvel…

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How to Order Coffee in Italy + Will Starbucks Succeed in Milan?

Will Starbucks Succeed in Milan? Why aren’t there any Starbucks in Italy? It’s a question that comes up often when visiting as most travelers are used to seeing one on every corner these days. I have always felt a sense of pride for Italy that they’ve held off for so long (that is until next month). Don’t get me wrong, a White Mocha from Starbucks is one of my favorite indulgences, but I think it’s safe to say even the…

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The Ultimate Florence Bucket List

1. Admire David at the Accademia Museum – Michaelangelo’s infamous David’s Sculpture is housed in the Accademia Museum in Florence. Make sure to book tickets on the official website ahead of time to avoid long lines. 2. View the art in the Uffizi Gallery – This museum houses some of the world’s best art from the Italian Renaissance (i.e. La Primavera, The Birth of Venus, Ognissanti Madonna and more) 3. Stroll across the Ponte Vecchio – The colorful bridge you see…

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