10 Best Cities To Visit In Italy: Your 2024 Italian Destination

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Looking for the best cities to visit in Italy? As someone who was born in Italy and lives here in Modena, this is not the most straightforward question. Italy is not only home to historically famous artists like Michelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci but also to many world-famous cities on every traveler’s bucket list. But … Read more

Where To Stay in Milan, Italy: Top 8 Areas

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Rick and I have stayed in Milan at least once a year for 5-6 years and are always delighted to return. Each visit brings a new way to rediscover the city’s charming spaces, and we are eager to share a few recommendations from our own experiences with you. There is truly so much you can … Read more

Here’s How To Get To The Amalfi Coast From A Cruise

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Are you set to visit the cruise port in Naples and wonder how to get to the Amalfi coast? Rick and I have visited Naples several times from a cruise, and while we love the city, getting to Amalfi is not easy – unless you know what you’re doing; and it’s for that reason I … Read more

How To Get To Rome, Italy

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Rome is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is one of the most visited cities, reaching over 35 million visitors in 2023. The Eternal City is a historic city with a lot to offer tourists. Although it is said that all roads lead to Rome, the easiest way to get to … Read more

Best Places To Stay In La Spezia, Italy

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Wondering where to stay in La Spezia? La Spezia is a charming and ancient tiny town in southern Liguria, northern Italy. Although Cinque Terre might be where you want to stay, La Spezia is a better option in more ways than one. In addition, it serves as the primary entrance to the Cinque Terre National … Read more

How Far Is Venice From Rome? You Won’t Believe It!

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Are you visiting Rome and thinking about going to Venice, or vice versa? Wondering how far Venice is from Rome? The distance between points is always pertinent, mainly when those points are iconic tourist destinations like Rome and Venice. The estimated distance between these two cities is about 394 kilometers, depending on your travel method. … Read more

14 Best Places To Stay In Naples, Italy

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Naples is the place to go if you want an authentic Italian experience, but finding somewhere to stay can be tricky unless you know a local. This vibrant city is full of delicious street food, ancient history, and a unique sense of spirit. Founded in the 6th century BC, Naples has been through a lot … Read more

The Best Places To Stay In Rome, Italy

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Rome, also known as The “Eternal City,” is a magnificent trip destination in Italy that has something for everyone! In 2023, there were an estimated 35 million tourists that visited for culture and history. So it’s no secret that Rome is a paradise for visitors. Not only that, there are tons of places to stay … Read more

Where To Stay In Positano, Italy (Plus The Best Places To Explore)

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Are you visiting Italy and wondering where to stay in Positano? Positano is a beautiful seaside town on the Amalfi Coast in Italy, known for its beaches, cocktail bars, beach clubs, and picture-perfect vistas.  Positano is among the most beautiful towns in Italy, and its history and customs are fascinating. The city is a deep … Read more

How To Get to Florence From The Livorno Cruise Port

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Are you taking a Mediterranean cruise and visiting Florence and Rome for the first time? Do you want to know how to get there if you arrive by cruise ship? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Rick and I last visited Florence on the Emerald Princess, and I created this article to help … Read more