Italy

Venice on a budget: 14 Ways to see it without going broke

One thing that everyone who has been there will tell you is that Italy’s Venice is going to cost you an arm and a leg, yet if you do Venice on a budget it doesn’t need to be expensive. The express way to waste money is to linger too long around St. Mark’s. We spent two days exploring the city and discovered amazing experiences that didn’t blow the budget...

The Florence Cathedral Duomo Climb

Follow in the footsteps of the greats and climb the Florence Duomo, the dome of Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (the Cathedral of Saint Maria of the Flower). Situated in the heart of the Pizza del Duomo, this is a historic centerpiece of the Catholic faith – from a time of indulgences and wealthy commissions from the city’s patrons as an egotistical way to...

Visiting Cinque Terre: An extraordinary self-guided trip to Manarola, Vernazza, and Riomaggiore

Visiting Cinque Terre is unmissable Although we prefer to take the path less trodden, visiting Cinque Terre, the five beautiful coastal villages in Italy’s north-west has always been on the cards. After seeing the many packaged tours to the acclaimed region, it immediately became apparent that we could do it without the annoying group tour experience. Where we...

The high speed express trains from Trenitalia get you across Italy in hours

Why train travel in Italy beats driving and bus tours

We have explored Europe on a Eurail pass when we were younger and were able to see more without the stress of driving or the inflexibility of a group tour so when we had to choose between hiring a car and train travel in Italy, the benefits of rail outweighed the freedom of a hire car. The Network Italy has an incredibly well-connected transit system run by national...

Truffle hunting in Tuscany with Alessandro from Siena Tartfufi

Truffle Hunting in Tuscany is an Unmissable Delight

Easily the most incredible experience we discovered in Italy’s Tuscany was truffle hunting with one beautiful Labrador and a Lagotto Romagnolo, a local breed renowned for its ability to sniff out prime Tuscan black truffles. What if we told you we had found a unique travel experience that would be enjoyed equally by dog lovers, foodies, photographers, and nature...

We went to Trento, Italy for Traverse 19 and this is what we learned.

We recently attended Traverse 2019, an amazing travel blogging and content creation conference held by Traverse Events in the stunning Italian Tyrol region, at Trento, part of Italy’s winter tourism hot spot, Trentino. It’s the kind of event that you’re guaranteed to get something out of as a traveler, digital marketing mind, photo and video nut, or just want to...