Where to Eat in Rome

Where to Eat in Rome: Restaurants, Cheap Eats & Food Tours

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Where should you eat in Rome? With outdoor cafes, rooftop restaurants, wine bars, and a long list of restaurants selling pizza, pasta, and gelato, your choices may seem overwhelming. In this guide, we list some of the top restaurants in Rome. Ranging from quick, cheap eats to Michelin starred restaurants with a view, there is something here for everyone. This …

Marmolada View

Ultimate Guide to Marmolada | Photos, Tips & Is It Worth It?

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Marmolada, also called the Queen of the Dolomites, is the tallest mountain in the Dolomites. A series of cable cars zips you to the top, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Dolomites. In this guide, we cover how to visit Marmolada, the best things to do while you are here, and whether or not Marmolada is worth it. …

Alpe di Siusi

Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm) in Summer: Things to Do, Photos & Tips

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Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm in German) is the highest alpine meadow in Europe. This lush, green meadow is located in the Dolomites of Italy. Cabins, rifugios, and hotels dot the landscape. Hiking trails and biking trails run along the hillsides, connecting the small villages. And Sassolungo, with its jagged, rocky peaks, looms over the area. There are lots of …

Amalfi Coast October

Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast in October | Weather & What to Expect

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What is it like to visit Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast in October? We have the answer in this guide. To cut right to the chase, October is a beautiful time to visit the Amalfi Coast. We spent 10 days on the Amalfi Coast in mid to late-October. With warm temperatures and mostly sunny skies throughout our visit, the weather …

Where to Stay Dolomites

Where to Stay in the Dolomites 2024: Best Locations & Hotels

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One of the most important (and sometimes the most challenging) things to decide when planning a trip to the Dolomites is where to stay. On a map, the Dolomites may not look all that large. But the narrow winding roads and multiple mountain passes make it slow going when driving through the Dolomites. It can take as much as two …

Northern Italy Itinerary

Northern Italy Itinerary: Venice, Dolomites, Verona & Lake Como

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For those who want to combine a few Italian cities with some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe, you’ll love this northern Italy itinerary. After a few days in Venice, you’ll spend four days exploring the Dolomites, a world-class hiking destination filled with some of the best outdoor scenery in all of Europe. Not a big hiker? Not to …

Montalcino

5 Wonderful Things to Do in Montalcino, Italy

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Montalcino is one of our favorite hill towns in Tuscany. Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the Sangiovese vineyards and stunning landscape of Val d’Orcia, a visit to this small town is a must for wine lovers. Climb the fortress walls for views of the town, stroll the city streets, and go wine tasting for Brunello di Montacino wine…these are just …

Alberobello Italy

15 Amazing Things to Do in Alberobello (With Photos & Helpful Tips)

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Have you ever seen photos of a place and think “that can’t be real.” Well, that’s what we thought when we first saw photos of Alberobello. This tiny town looks like it has been plucked from the pages of a fairytale. Alberobello is famous for its trulli, small round buildings with conical roofs made of stone. Stroll the hilly maze …

Lake Garda Itinerary

Lake Garda Bucket List: 25 Things to Do in Lake Garda, Italy

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Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. With brightly colored towns, castles and Roman ruins, beaches and vineyards, amusement parks and historical sites, there is plenty here to keep you busy for days. The list of things to do in Lake Garda is long and we cover the top sights in this guide. An Overview of Lake Garda This …

Driving the Amalfi Coast

Driving the Amalfi Coast: What’s It Like & Is It a Good Idea?

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Driving the Amalfi Coast is popular bucket list experience. To drive this winding road, past dramatic coastal cliffs, some of the most beautiful towns in Italy, and famous beaches, it sounds like a wonderful thing to do. But does driving the Amalfi Coast live up to the hype? We drove the entire length of Amalfi Drive in October 2022. We …

Dolomites

Ultimate Dolomites Itinerary: Best of the Dolomites from 1 to 10 Days

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If you are planning your Dolomites itinerary, there is an overwhelming amount of information to process…both on the internet and in guidebooks. We want to simplify that for you. In this guide, we share with you the top experiences in the Dolomites, how to organize them day-by-day, and then how to put this all together to create your perfect Dolomites …

Ravello Italy

7 Wonderful Things to Do in Ravello, Italy

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Ravello is a cliffside town on the Amalfi Coast. With its villas, beautiful gardens, and extraordinary views along the coast, Ravello is one of the most enchanting towns to visit on the Amalfi Coast. In this guide, we cover the best things to do in Ravello with tips to have the best experience. Interesting Facts about Ravello Ravello is located …