2 Days in Positano: Itinerary for a Perfect Amalfi Coast Getaway

Positano is quite possibly the most famous town on the iconic Amalfi Coast, located just to the south of Naples. The dramatic coastline the region is celebrated for is dotted with picturesque little villages made of colorful houses stacked on top of each other on tall cliffs. No other Amalfi Coast town is more emblematic … Read more

How to See the Statue of David in Florence (Tips + Ticket Info for 2023!)

View of the statue of David inside the gallery

Towering stature, symmetrical features, impeccably carved marble: these are the key features of the Statue of David that makes this work of art almost mythical when it comes to art history. A key landmark of Florence, you can’t miss the chance to see Michelangelo’s David when you visit Florence. This guide details exactly how to … Read more

17 Festive & Fun Things to Do in Florence in Winter [2023]

people in the plaza of the duomo in florence in winter

Christmas markets, festive holiday lighting, mild weather, and fewer crowds: there are many reasons to visit Florence in winter. Winter is actually a great time to visit Florence, as it’s home to some of Italy’s most impressive museums and art galleries… perfect winter activities, as they’re all indoors! Although there is much more you can … Read more

Visiting the Florence Duomo: 7 Crucial Tips + Recommended Ticket Options

The facade of the florence duomo at sunrise

When traveling to Florence, there’s one landmark that stands head and shoulders above the rest as an absolute must-see attraction: the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, simply known as the Florence Duomo.  While the Duomo and its famous Brunelleschi Dome may be famous worldwide, not everyone knows that the cathedral is just one piece … Read more

Renting a Car in Tuscany: 15 Essential Tips & Tricks From an Italy Local [2023]

View of a road in Tuscany overlooking a vineyard

Tuscany is truly an essential vacation destination for every visitor to Italy! Hilltop villages with medieval architecture, rolling foothills extending as far as the eye can see, and long country roads lined with cypresses: it all adds up to make Tuscany an incredible destination that can’t be missed. Tuscany’s capital city of Florence may be … Read more

25 Essential Landmarks in Florence to Visit (+ Florence Attraction Map!)

Duomo in Florence, with rounded building and marble artwork with stripes and symmetry

The capital of the picturesque region of Tuscany, Florence is the cradle of Renaissance art and architecture and one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Boasting stunning historical landmarks, beautiful churches, medieval squares and buildings, and many remarkable museums, the landmarks of Florence have much to offer every kind of traveler. The architecture and … Read more

Fuerteventura Itinerary: How to Plan a 3 to 4 Day Fuerteventura Road Trip

the beautiful cofete beach of fuerteventura with sand and two colors of water on a sunny day

Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands, after Tenerife — but it’s actually the oldest, geologically speaking at least. Plus, its unique geological features won it UNESCO’s approval in 2009, when it declared the island a biosphere reserve. The island of Fuerteventura is ideal for exploring stunning natural landscapes, relaxing on spectacular beaches, … Read more

Berlin Itinerary: 4 Days to Visit Germany’s Vibrant Capital [2023 Expert Guide]

berlin palace with beautiful architecture

Among the big European capitals, Berlin is likely the most diverse, multicultural, and alternative.  You may hear Germans say that Berlin is not Germany and Germany is not Berlin. The city stands out from the rest of the country as an international, alternative, and artistic destination, home to endless attractions, activities, and sights waiting to … Read more