A Winter Guide To Val Di Sole

Val di Sole

Val di Sole is one of the most scenic valleys of Trentino, in Northern Italy, and a side valley to the more famous Val di Non. Here you’ll find majestic mountains, glaciers, forests and rivers, charming villages and mountain farms. With altitude ranging from the roughly 700 meters (2,296 feet) above sea level of Malè, … Read more

The Best Food In Rome, As Told By A Local

food in Rome

Good food in Rome is everywhere, and you are bound to find something that will satisfy your taste buds.  Food is a huge part of Italian culture and a good enough reason to visit Italy. Each region – in fact, each city and each village! – has its local specialties. Eating is easily one of … Read more

How To Order Coffee In Italy: The Best Italian Coffee

coffee in Italy

Coffee in Italy is a serious thing. There are various kinds of Italian coffee you can drink – either at home or at a “bar” (AKA, an Italian café). Furthermore, there is a certain – though unspoken – etiquette to drinking coffee, which establishes what to drink when, how to order coffee, how to drink … Read more

A Complete Guide To Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero Sardinia

It’s incredible how a place as small as Alghero, in northeastern Sardinia, can offer so much to see and do. This is one of the island’s best preserved Medieval cities; and one of the most popular tourist destinations – especially in the summer season. Yet, it has retained all of its character. With little less … Read more

What To Do And What To Avoid When Planning A Trip To Italy

planning a trip to Italy

Take my word for it: planning a trip to Italy is easier said than done. You see, Italy is actually larger than you may imagine, and moving from one place to the other isn’t always as easy as you’d hope. Besides, there are so many beautiful places to visit (Italy is the country with the … Read more

The Perfect Day Trip From Florence To Cinque Terre

from Florence to Cinque Terre

A day trip from Florence to Cinque Terre is a great and easy way to explore one of the most unique landscapes of Italy. Cinque Terre National Park is one of the most incredible places to visit in Italy. It is a series of five (cinque in Italian) stunning villages perched on the hills and … Read more

Where To Get The Best Views Of Rome

best views of Rome

Rome is located on the hills, and there are many places you can go to to admire the city. But where are the best views of Rome?  This is not an easy question to answer. As I have lived in Rome for some time, I do have my favorite places in town which I have … Read more