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Tips for Riding Trains in Italy (and avoiding an emotional meltdown!)

Italy is my happy place and you will never hear me say a bad word about this fantastic country except when it involves train stations! I suppose the stress that comes with foreign train systems isn’t unique to Italy, but without a doubt trying to ride a train in a foreign country has to be in my top ten most stressful activities! That said, the trains in Italy (or all of Europe for that matter) are efficient, relaxing once you…

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Where to Stay in Florence – Hotels for Every Budget

Florence is a much smaller city than Rome or Paris, but it still welcomes over 10 million tourists each year! As you can imagine, there are a lot of hotel options in this city and I’m here to help narrow the options down for you! During the summer months many of the hotels sell out quickly, so I didn’t narrow the list too much to make sure you have available options when looking. As a general disclaimer, I haven’t stayed…

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Where to Eat in Florence, Italy – The Ultimate Restaurant Guide

While living abroad in Italy I was fortunate to visit Florence quite a few times and try some of their amazing restaurants. Although there is no shortage of wonderful restaurants, there is an equal amount of tourist-traps to try to avoid. I like to have an idea ahead of time about where I’m going to eat when traveling in Italy because I get overwhelmed when restaurants try to hustle me to come into their restaurant. In general, I’ve found that…

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Rome, Italy – The Definitive Travel Bucket List

In my opinion, Rome is the absolute best city for a bucket list because there are so many sights to see, foods to try, and cultural experiences to enjoy. I’ve laid out my eat-see-do list for Rome, but I’d love to hear what you would add in the comments below! Things To Do Marvel at the architecture of the Pantheon – Built over 2,000 years ago, the Pantheon is one of the best preserved ancient Roman buildings and is the…

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Italian Phrases To Know Before You Go

It’s always a good idea to learn at least a few phrases of the local language when you’re visiting a foreign country. Making an effort to speak someone’s language (even if it’s just a few words) usually goes a long way. It’s also a good idea for safety reasons if you find yourself in need of a doctor. Sometimes guidebooks can over do it with the list of words and phrases you “need” to know, so below I’ve included a…

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Florence, Italy – The Perfect Itinerary for First-Timers

We’re so excited for your upcoming trip to Florence, Italy! 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. It’s no wonder Florence is the favorite city of so many. We can’t wait for you to experience everything this beautiful city has to offer. Whether you have one day or a long weekend, we’ve got the perfect trip planned for you! If you’re a…

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What to Pack for Positano, Italy

I have a lot of favorite places, but of those favorites, Positano, Italy is at the top of the list. If you’re in search of the dolce vita, Positano is the place to be. Whether it’s the pastel covered hills, spectacular coastal views of the Mediterranean, or the charming Italian restaurants, this is what dreams are made of. What to Pack for Positano, Italy Shop the Post Shorts / Tank Top / Hat / Scarf Sunnies / Shorts / Shoes…

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