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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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0 In Italy/ Travel

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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0 In Miscellaneous

Weekend Wanderlust

Happy Weekend! I’m in Maine this weekend for a wedding and looking forward to ALL the lobster rolls and taking in the jagged coastline and ocean views! I visited Kennebunkport a few years ago and fell in love with Maine, so I’m looking forward to exploring more of the coastline on this trip! Now, let’s get on with the weekend wanderlust! Answering Your Frequently Asked Travel Questions: QUESTION: What are the best ways to minimize jet lag after a long…

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8 In Miscellaneous

Weekend Wanderlust + Feeling Fall!

Happy Weekend! With kids going back to school there is a lot of excitement in the air at this time of year! In the words of Taylor Swift “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” I have always felt like September is your opportunity for a fresh start and the beginning of a new year (much more so than the actual new year). And always feel a little nostalgic for new school supplies (anyone else…

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Weekend Wanderlust

Happy Weekend! The temperatures are cooling off, the State fair is open, and Target has been a madhouse with kids buying back to school supplies. It can only mean one thing. The end of summer has arrived. And with that, my end of summer bucket list is in full effect. Here’s the plan: Sneak out early from work (shhh, don’t tell!) and take the scenic drive home with the windows down Read a book on a hammock Enjoy cocktails with…

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3 In England/ Travel

Where to Stay in London – Hotels for Every Budget

It’s no secret that London is my absolute favorite big city! And one of the best parts about London is the charming neighborhoods. Along with charming neighborhoods, London has no shortage of charming hotels–but, unfortunately, they also come at a high price. When searching for a hotel, pick a few neighborhoods you’d be interested to stay in and then start your search from there. Below I’ve provided a list of hotel recommendations. I haven’t stayed in all of these locations,…

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2 In Miscellaneous

Happy 11th Birthday, Traveling Chic!

11 years ago, in the Spring of 2007, Traveling Chic was born! It’s hard to believe over a decade has gone by with this website of mine. This week I wanted to take some time to celebrate Traveling Chic and say thank you to all of you who have made this little corner of the internet such a wonderful place to visit! My goal for Traveling Chic has always been to provide the very best travel advice and help inspire…

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