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Tips for Eating in Italian Restaurants

Tips for Eating in Italian Restaurants

Posted by Megan DeAngelo on March 18 2016

You will want to visit the restaurants in many of the Italian cities and towns that you visit. Any Italian will tell you that their cuisine is the best in the world. (Of course, so will any Frenchman or person of Asian descent, but let’s not quibble.)

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Topics: italian culture, italian food, travel

Jubilee of Mercy Ends This Fall 2016

Jubilee of Mercy Ends This Fall 2016

Posted by Mira Todorova on March 11 2016

Many events are scheduled in Rome for the Jubilee year.

A jubilee is a holy year in the Catholic Church that takes place every 15 years, based on the Old Testament Jewish tradition of having a time for forgiveness every 50 years. Many events are planned throughout the Jubilee of Mercy, and if you can travel to Rome, you can attend a Jubilee Mass with the Pope.

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Topics: italian culture, travel, Rome, history

These Italian Churches Can't Be Missed

These Italian Churches Can't Be Missed

Posted by Megan DeAngelo on March 6 2016

Italy is justifiably famous for its natural beauty, compelling history, sumptuous foods and elegant culture. It’s also home to fascinating and magnificent churches and cathedrals, some of them the most famous in the world.

If you plan to visit Italy, we can guarantee you will see captivating churches. Even for seasoned travelers experienced in the majestic sights of Europe, churches in Italy are like nothing you’ve seen anywhere in the Old World.

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Topics: italian culture, architecture, travel, church, medieval, history

5 Easy Tips For Taking Memorable Vacation Photos

5 Easy Tips For Taking Memorable Vacation Photos

Posted by Darya Camacci on February 19 2016

How do you take the perfect, memorable photo on vacation?

There is no shortage of photo opportunities when you’re away. But somehow you often end up with photos that later leave you . . . less than excited to have taken them.

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Topics: photography, travel

Savoring the Amalfi Coast

Savoring the Amalfi Coast

Posted by Darya Camacci on February 14 2016

The Amalfi Coast, in the Campania region, is one of the real treasures of Italy.

The coastline is sprinkled with small golden beaches against a backdrop of idyllic fishing villages. When you add luxurious hotels and villas, and steep beachside cliffs, its popularity among international vacationers is understandable.
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Topics: Scenic Locations, couples, limoncello, italian food, travel, southern italy

How to Choose the Right Tour: 3 Quick Tips for Travelers

How to Choose the Right Tour: 3 Quick Tips for Travelers

Posted by Darya Camacci on February 7 2016

If you don’t know much about your destination, or have a limited amount of time to travel and need some help figuring out the best sightseeing and making arrangements, a group tour can be the perfect solution.

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Topics: Groups and Family Tours, Scenic Locations, custom tours, amalfi coast, travel

5 Reasons Travelers Prefer Escorted Tours

5 Reasons Travelers Prefer Escorted Tours

Posted by Darya Camacci on January 31 2016

Escorted tours are wonderful if you don’t speak the language or are new to the place and want some help arranging your trip. Even experienced travelers often prefer to take escorted tours when traveling.

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Topics: Groups and Family Tours, travel