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Episode #031: Exploring Sicily’s Val di Noto

  Wondering where to find historic towns with sweeping piazzas, incredible food and friendly people? Look no further than Sicily’s Val di Noto in the south east of the island. We’re joined by Sicily travel expert Karen La Rosa who takes us on a journey through pretty towns and colorful landscapes and shares some of […]

Episode #029: What to eat in Rome – must try dishes and where to try them

Rome is one of the world’s great food cities. And it pays to have a plan for eating its iconic dishes when you get there. In this episode we share our best tips on what to eat in Rome – the best of the city’s pasta, pizza, street food and more. Of course you’ll also […]

Episode #028: Best places to stay in Florence – neighborhoods to consider for your trip

  Wondering where to stay in Florence? The Renaissance city is small and compact but it has several distinct areas that will suit different types of travelers. Do you want to be right in the heart of the city or perhaps you prefer a quieter neighborhood? Do you want to splurge on a room with […]

Where to Stay in Florence: Districts and Neighborhood guide

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Trying to decide where to stay in Florence? While the city is small, it offers many accommodation options and it can be confusing trying to decide the best location to stay. You’ll want to enjoy all the atmosphere and spirit of the Renaissance city while ensuring that you’re situated in an area close to transport […]

Episode #027: How to choose where to stay in Rome – a district by district guide

  Are you getting overwhelmed by all the accommodation choices in Rome? It’s not surprising as there are over 700 hotels and around 30,000 AirBnB listings in the city. So you need to be strategic when you’re searching for the perfect place to stay. In this episode we discuss seven districts in Rome that are […]

Episode #026: 10 things we wish we knew before our first trip to Italy

  Recently we asked our online community what they wish they knew before heading off on their first trip to Italy. So many people chimed in with their experiences, views and excellent tips that we just had to share them. In this episode we walk you through their thoughts and useful ideas for making the […]

Episode #025: How to travel Italy with kids

  Dreaming of a family vacation to Italy? We think it is one of the best places for children to dip their toes into international travel. Kids love Italian food and are excited by the living history all around them. And Italians love them right back! On this episode family travel blogger Marta Correale joins […]