Tipping In Italy: When To Tip And How Much

Tipping in Italy

Tipping in Italy is by no means a requirement or a custom. I often come across the question on whether or how much one should leave a tip (or, as we say, a mancia) for a service in my home country and the answer I give is always the same: we Italians don’t have a … Read more

The Best Things To Do In Locorotondo, Italy


If you are planning a road trip around Southern Italy, Puglia’s Valle d’Itria should be on your radar and – with that – the lovely Locorotondo. A million miles away – well, in terms of atmosphere – from the popular seaside towns of Ostuni, Polignano a Mare and Monopoli, Locorotondo is the ultimate quaint village. … Read more

The Best Movies About Italy

best movies about Italy

The best movies about Italy are those that help you understand its history and culture, and to appreciate its beauty. They are those that, from the very comfort of your sofa or bed, take you all the way to Italy and immerse you in a wholly different world, and that give you plenty of reasons … Read more

15 Must Watch Movies About Rome

best movies about Rome

There are many interesting movies about Rome that you can watch for inspiration or – quite simply – for entertainment. Some of the best are actually movies about ancient Rome and they will captivate you with the incredible costumes, the historical settings and the heroic histories. Other movies are set in contemporary time and they … Read more

12 Best Airbnbs In Rome

Best Airbnbs in Rome

Are you traveling to Italy and looking for the Best Airbnbs In Rome? This post has you covered! Rome is a beautiful city with a fabulous range of places to visit and activities; a thriving cultural life and an even better art scene; not to mention delicious food, lots of shopping opportunities and thriving nightlife. … Read more

What To See And Do In Alberobello, Puglia

Alberobello Puglia

If you are considering a road trip across the south of Italy, you should definitely add Alberobello, Puglia, to your itinerary.  This small town of little over 10000 people is known for the trulli (that’s the plural of trullo), tiny white dry stone huts with a domed, conical roof that in their traditional version were … Read more

13 Cool Things To Do In Bari, Italy

things to do in Bari

You won’t have any shortage of things to do in Bari, Italy. Lesser known compared to many other destinations in Southern Italy, the capital of Puglia well deserves to be explored. This colorful, lively city right on the shores of the Adriatic Sea is packed with beautiful churches, good museums, and it has one of … Read more