Things to know about visiting Italy
Things to know when visiting Italy travel guide for 2022. Here we discuss how expensive to travel in Italy, the food, weather, infrastructure and more. We also discuss about some words, and scams in Italy.
Verona, Italy Travel Tips
We hit the skies for the first time in years and found ourselves in one of the best places to visit in Italy - the often overlooked city of Verona! In this video we cover the best things to do, sights to see (such as Juliet’s House, the Verona Arena, and Ponte Pietra), and show you that it’s much more than the real home of the fictional characters of Romeo and Juliet. A 1.5 hour drive from Venice, or a 2 hour drive from Milan - Verona could easily be the perfect day trip or stop on your Italy Road Trip vacation! Have you been to this hidden gem of a city? What did you think of Verona?? All music from Epidemic Sounds.
A Hotel in Italy's Main Goal is to Support People in Africa
Go: The Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage location, contains Hotel La Perla, a family-run renowned property in Cordova. Nestled into a tiny, quiet corner of Cordova, Hotel La Perla offers exquisite hospitality and a hotel run on the owners’ fundamental values. Enjoy spacious rooms that offer sophistication, style and beautiful views.
An Interview with Actor and Model Kian Barazandeh
Kian Barazandeh (born February 26, 1998) is an Iranian actor and fashion model who first started his career in Tehran, gaining fame as a 16-year-old. He became a star in so many fields.
Kourtney Kardashian's third wedding celebration happened in a luxury destination: Portofino, Italy
Kourtney Kardashianimage by Toglenn on Wikipedia Commons/Creative Commons Attribution. Famous Kourtney Kardashian's wedding to Travis Barker, already her husband after the civil ceremony in California and the one in Las Vegas, happened this weekend in Portofino, Italy. (according to Vanityfair Italy)
Prince Albert II of Monaco, multiple honorary citizen in Italy and tribute to his mother Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly and son AlbertHans, Peter / Creative Commons Attribution. Prince Albert II of Monaco continues his cultural and honorific trip to Italy. Today April 23, he landed in Genoa, in Northern Italy, on the Ligurian Sea, to pay tribute to the beautiful and famous flower exhibit, Euroflora.
Bardonecchia: Snow-filled Heaven You Can Visit From Turin
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, from which I may earn a small commission. Just like Susa, Bardonecchia is way up there in the Alps! When you visit Bardonecchia (pronounced bar-doh-neck-eeya), you’ll be a stone’s throw away from France. The difference between Bardonecchia and Susa lies in the fact that Bardonecchia is in the mountains, and not a valley.
Prince Albert II of Monaco visits Italy to pay tribute to his family ancestors
Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in the region of Puglia, Italy, a day ago. His visit is due to cultural and historical matters and he is not accompanied by H.S.H. Princess Charlene Wittstock who seems to have disappeared again from the public eye, after the beautiful Easter photos that showed the Royal family reunited to celebrate. (source: Italian press, dilei. it)
Activities in Rome With Kids
** This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are our own. You should plan to visit Rome with kids. For years, we have listed Rome as one of our favorite cities in the world, and we were excited to finally experience it with our kids. Rome may be the most important city in the history of the world. After accounting for the history of religion, art, politics, architecture, and its impact on our world today, it has to be considered. Here’s one fun fact our family learned during our week in Rome: it was the first city to reach a population of 1 million people. Then, a staggering 1,943 years later, a second city (London) passed the milestone. This is just one example of the fascinating history that we learned from Tiffany, our LivTours guide.
Prof From Saskatchewan, Canada Creates Italy's First LGBTQ+ History Month
Dr. Alessio Ponzio (PhD) is an assistant professor in USask's Department of History.Morgan Carlton. University of Saskatchewan historian Dr. Alessio Ponzio (PhD) hopes to change Italy with the creation of the country's first LGBT+ History Month Italia now underway in Italy for the month of April 2022.
Opinion: The Most Fascinating Northwestern Italian Towns Worth Visiting
You’ll definitely want to add these to your Italian bucket list…. Disclaimer: This story contains affiliate links, from which I may earn a small commission. Sitting in an official Caffe Vergnano shop in Alba, Italy.
Piedmont's Iconic Church A Quick Train Ride From Turin
Pack some comfy shoes to hike up to the Sacra Cuore di San Michele (trust me, the view is worth it!) Disclosure: This story contains affiliate links, from which I may earn a commission.
Destress Along the Sea in Colorful Savona, Italy
Disclosure: This story contains affiliate links, from which I earn a small commission. The buzzing ocean town flocked to by inhabitants of Milan and Turin. Get a real feel of an authentic ocean town with plenty of shopping and eateries to indulge in.
Must-visit Eateries in Turin, Italy
Your guide to local, undervalued food spots in Torino. Disclaimer: This story contains affiliate links to books I've written. I get a small commission if you purchase them. Thanks!
My Exploitative and Awkward Couchsurfing Stories
Most people genuinely enjoy helping travelers see the world, but there are many that will take advantage of your situation as a Couchsurfer. The notes of these two experiences with Couchsurfing weren’t exactly the same as the first in Rome, which I wrote about here:
Turin, Italy's Most Renown Museums
Turin is Home to the Second-largest Egyptian Museum in the World. Since Turin is Italy’s most regal city, you’ll find there are plenty of enchanting, well-preserved museums scattered around town. Not only will you find museums featuring historic cultural gems, you’ll also find modern gyms dedicated to art, sports (especially soccer — if you’re a Juventus fan, you’ve got to visit Turin!) and cinema.
Underrated Italian Museums to Visit
If Italian history excites you, you’ve come to the right place. While there are plenty of historical sites in other more heavily-trafficked cities like Rome and Florence, Turin sets itself apart in its diversity of museum types and expansive collections (the Egyptian Museum, for example, takes three days to see it all according to the Torinesi).
Off the Radar Spots in Turin, Italy
Disclosure: This story contains affiliate links to my book, Taste Torino. There’s so much to see and do in Turin — you’ll spend plenty of time looking up and around at exquisite architecture and interesting sights.
Turin: Italy's Underappreciated City You've Got to Visit
Is Turin, Italy Worth Visiting? Disclaimer: This story includes affiliate links. If you purchase my book through the links, I make a few extra cents). When planning an Italian getaway, many first think of Rome, Venice, and Florence. And naturally so. These destinations are classics! But, there’s a whole other side to Italy, beyond its crowded, tourist-filled metropolises, waiting to be discovered.