Italy

food in italy

Off The Eaten Path: A Foody’s Guide To Rome’s Hidden Gems

Rome is one of the world’s most beautiful, elegant, and famous cities, renowned for its jaw-dropping ancient architecture and vibrant, infectious energy. With landmarks like the Colosseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and so much more, Rome is a must-visit city before mentioning its celebrated status as a top international food destination. Then, add the cuisine to...

best beach towns in Italy

7 Beautiful Beach Towns You Must Visit In Italy

With more than 4,500 miles of coastline and roughly 450 islands, it should come as no surprise that Italy boasts an abundance of breathtaking beaches and quaint, picturesque seaside towns. From the glimmering pebbles of the Adriatic shore to the chic celeb stomping grounds of the Ligurian coast, the isles of Sardinia and Sicily, all the way to the bumping resorts of...

milan or rome

Milan or Rome? Which Italian City Should I Visit?

Milan or Rome? Now that’s a tricky one. Most bucket lists would surely put the fabled Eternal City right up top, where you’ll wander between the ruined remains of colossal temples and see the masterworks of the Vatican Museums. But we think there would also be loads of travelers who’d prefer Milan; chichi, chic Milan with its coffee joints and...

Naples vs Rome

Naples Or Rome? The Home of Pizza Vs The Eternal City

So, you’re deciding between Naples or Rome? Talk about nice problems to have! This is a decision between the great Eternal City and the characterful port town of the south. They are both considered to be among the country’s most incredible destinations, and both ooze culture, art, history, and more… The allure of Naples is very much in its gritty...

best breakfast in Pisa

Where To Find The Best Breakfast In Pisa (Top 7 Cafes)

Breakfast in Pisa, as in the rest of Italy, is traditionally the smallest, simplest meal of the day. There are none of the towering mountains of pancakes, full fry-ups, or long lingering brunches that other countries go for. Instead, Italians usually enjoy just a well-made coffee with a sweet pastry or a couple of hard biscuits. Just a quick hit of caffeine and sugar...

things to avoid in Rome

15 Things to Avoid in Rome for a Hassle-Free Trip

Ah, the Eternal City. This ancient, ancient town is steeped in history, comes topped by 2,000-year-old temples, gilded with the great art collections of the Vatican Museums, and crowned by bucket-list sites like the Colosseum. Millions of visitors flock here to sample the tasty food (mmm…deep-fried artichokes) and explore the historic center each year. But are there...

Florence 5 Day Itinerary

Florence 5 Day Itinerary: How To Make The Most Of Your Time

Deciding on the perfect itinerary for the fascinating city of Florence can be tricky. This beautiful Italian city was the birthplace of the Renaissance era and is packed with more art, history, culture, and stunning architecture than you could possibly hope to see in a month (seriously, even the people who live here haven’t seen it all!). Plus, it’s home...

most expensive places in Italy

The 7 Most Expensive Places In Italy To Splash The Cash

This guide to the most expensive places in Italy hops from the alpine villages of the north to the sunny shores of Sicily in the south to seek out the destinations that are most likely to break the bank account during your travels to the home of deep-friend artichokes and truffle oil this year. Yep, it’s all about showcasing the places in old Italia that...

things to avoid in italy

Things To Avoid In Italy: Top 7 Mistakes Not To Make

Whilst traveling around Europe, you will often notice every country comes with its own unique habits, customs and cultures — whether it’s the food they eat, the hours they work or the way they dress. It’s safe to say, Italy is no different. With Italy so well talked about in books and films, it’s easy to feel familiar with this beautiful country. However, until you...

best breakfast in Trieste

Best Breakfast in Trieste: 7 Unmissable Cafés

Nestled on the northeastern coast of Italy, just 20 minutes from the Slovenian border, Trieste is the capital of the Fruili Venezia Giulia region and a historical maritime gateway for the Austro-Hungarian empire. There’s no doubt that the Italians eat well and the unique Triestino diet is a reason as good as any to visit this coastal metropole, but you might be...