3 Day Florence Itinerary: How to Visit Florence & Tuscany in 3 Days [2023]

florence duomo with bell tower and face of the Florence duomo

Remarkable capital of the arts, Florence is among the most important cultural centers in Italy. It’s also the capital of the Italian region of Tuscany, one of the most important centers in the country when it comes to phenomenal gastronomy and stunning wines! Florence can be a great day trip from nearby cities, such as … Read more

7 Best Tuscany Wine Tours from Florence: A Curated List (2023 Update)

view of wine regions of florence's surrounding area of tuscany

If you’ve been planning your Italy trip for a while now or if you’re really into Italian food and wine, you’ve almost certainly heard about Tuscany and the impressive varieties of wines produced in the area. Considered among the best wines in the world, Tuscany is a heavy-hitter in the world of Italian wines. When … Read more

How to Spend Two Days in Cinque Terre: Itinerary for 2023

Imagine picturesque seaside villages with cobblestone alleys filled with fragrant flowers and colorful tiny homes — all with some of the best food you can dream up. Sounds too good to be true? It’s anything but: the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cinque Terre, in the Italian region of Liguria is where you’ll find … Read more

One Day in Venice: How to Make the Most of 24 Hours [2023]

view of venice at night with gondolas going past into the sunset

Alluring, romantic, and incredibly pretty, Venice is one of those destinations you don’t want to miss for any reason.  The iconic Italian city is home to superb palaces, glorious churches, and a romantic lagoon, as well as so many attractions you can enjoy in the city… all of it is bound to conquer your ability … Read more

How to Spend One Day in Milan: From Someone Who Lived There!

View of the arcade in Milan with lanterns and a glass roof

As Northern Italy’s largest and most important city, the lively metropolis Milan is a fantastic place to spend a weekend (or more!). However, there may be some valid reasons you only have a day in Milan. If your Italian itinerary is already looking a bit full, and you’re going to be busy visiting classic destinations … Read more

Visiting the Louvre: Tips & 11 Mistakes to Avoid [2023]

Symmetrical views of the two pyramids in front of the Louvre, with the Louvre behind it

As the French call it, Le Louvre (short for Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre, quite a mouthful!) is perhaps the world’s most inspiring museum. For many travelers, a visit to the Louvre is something they simply cannot miss when in Paris! Housing countless pieces of art and objects from ancient civilizations, visiting the Louvre can be … Read more

4 Days in Naples: Itinerary for a Long Weekend in Naples (+ Pompeii & Amalfi Coast!)

views of the city of Naples from above on a hill with Vesuvius in the distance and water

Naples is one of the most fascinating cities in Italy: a place where it is easy to experience the country at its most authentic and discover centuries of history as well as incredibly tasty gastronomy.  Chaotic, noisy, and at times a bit overwhelming, Naples (Napoli in Italian) is a fascinating destination with very unique sights … Read more