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5 Easy Day Trips from Rome

There are many things to see and do in “The Eternal City” of Rome, but if the city becomes overwhelming or if you’re in need of further exploration – day trips are a great way to experience some of…

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Florence: All Roads Lead to The Medici

I’ve been sick for the last week and stayed home trying to recover from a mean cold that created all sorts of problems. So naturally, I watched Netflix to keep my mind off feeling miserable. I binge watched this…

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How to have a classic Roman Holiday

Ahhhh Roma! This “Eternal City” is often on everyone’s bucket list due to the food, people and ancient sites. Those are not the only reasons why you need to visit Rome. But alas, Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck’s 1953 movie, “Roman Holiday”.…

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Wandering Through History: Ceramics of Orvieto

Sometimes wandering could lead you to a historic discovery! After our visit to Giardini Comunali Orvieto (there will be a post about that later), we made our way towards the city center. Walking through the quiet streets of Orvieto we…

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How To Get Around The Island Of Venice

I’m not going to lie; Venice was probably the most expensive city we visited when we were in Italy. However, we did splurge on an unforgettable gondola ride so that may have been a tiny factor! If you’re going to visit Venice…

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Wandering Through History: Florence Duomo

No visit to Florence, Italy is complete without stopping by Florence Duomo! Before we went to Florence I loaded up my brain with Florentine history, including watching a really cool documentary on Netflix about the Medici family. So naturally,…

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Seafood, See Sorrento

If you want a nice sample of the Italian coast and you’re staying in Rome, then Sorrento is just the right place! We took an early morning train from Rome to Naples (about 1 to 1 1/2 hours by train)…

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The Legend Of La Bocca Della Verità

Remember in an earlier post when I said I’d get back to you about the legend of La Bocca della Veritá? Well here it is! The Mouth of Truth (La Bocca della Veritá) is a legendary marble sculpture in Rome, Italy.…

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How to Explore Florence for Free

Florence is my most favorite city in Italy. When we were there it was like we took a step back in time and witnessed the Renaissance through all of our senses. This city is magical! Florence, Italy was the…