Best Hotels in Venice, Italy: Top 5 Star, Boutique and Luxury Hotels

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If you’re heading to the city built on water, you’re probably looking for accommodations near the top sights. This guide covers the best hotels in Venice, Italy, for a variety of tastes and budgets. With ever-moving water buses, spectacular Byzantine and Islamic architecture, and vibrant façades lining the canals, this city is a dream to […]

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 […]

Best Boutique Hotels in Florence

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Looking for the perfect boutique hotel in Florence? You’ve come to the right place. Recently several Florence boutique hotels have opened to join an established list of accommodation that strikes the right note in celebrating the city’s arts and architectural heritage. If you’re planning a trip to Florence, a charming boutique hotel that matches the […]

Episode #194: Lovely Lecce – Italy’s Southern Beauty

Listen to “Lovely Lecce: Beautiful City in Puglia” on Spreaker. Lecce, the stunning Baroque city in the southern Italian region of Puglia,  sometimes known as the Florence of the South, has a unique history, charm and cuisine to be discovered. From Roman ruins to elegant palazzi, streets full of flowers and beautiful gardens – there […]

Best Place to Stay in Rome: Districts and Neighborhood Guide [2024]

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Looking for the best place to stay in Rome? The Eternal City has thousands upon thousands of accommodation options and it can get overwhelming. In this guide, we cut straight to the chase and tell you the best districts to stay in depending on your style of travel, who you are traveling with and the […]

Episode #190: Vicenza – Elegant Renaissance City Near Venice

Listen to “Vicenza – Elegant Renaissance City Near Venice” on Spreaker. Vicenza, in the Veneto region of Italy, is often overlooked – with visitors to the region heading to Venice and Verona. But there are plenty of reasons to head to this Italian gem – that is hiding in plain sight. From Vicenza city itself […]

Episode #189: Pour Yourself a Glass – Discovering Italian White Wines

Listen to “Pour Yourself a Glass: Discovering Italian White Wines” on Spreaker. Sipping a glass of chilled, delicious Italian white wine is often featured in daydreams of an Italian summer trip. Wine making and drinking is a big part of Italian culture and has been since Roman times with generations of families having poured their […]