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Things to Do in Cinque Terre: The Ultimate Bucket List

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The Ultimate Italian Road Trip - Travels Through Tuscany

<b>We know that choosing an Italian road trip route can be difficult. Who wants to restrict themselves to one region in a country with so much to see?</b> …

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25 Most Beautiful Places In Tuscany, Italy

An art-filled, emotionally meaningful trip in the heart of Tuscany. Read about Castelfiorentino and its magical Oliveto castle …

Where to Go For the Best Views of Florence

Florence is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Europe, and the best way to admire it is from the top of some of the most famous …

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The 10 Best Bars in Venice, Italy

Nightlife in Venice takes place in the <i>bacari</i>, where people will gather in the evenings to have drinks and eat <i>cicchetti</i>, or Venetian-style bar food. …

How to Have an Authentic Experience in any City You Travel to

When visiting a city as a tourist, it's easy to get caught up in the commercial side of the place. And while it's fun to see some of the postcard-type landmarks that you've heard about for years, there's something to be said for pushing your way into the belly of the beast and seeing the city in …

Italy’s Mantova: A city worth travelling ten thousand miles

Mantova is lovely in the late summer heat.<p>There! I've always wanted to write that sentence, and now I've done it.<p>Mantova (or Mantua, as we groundlings have always known it) is, after all, the city to which Romeo was sent into exile; the city in which Monteverdi's greatest opera, <i>L'Orfeo</i>, was first …

12 Things to Ask For When You Check into Your Hotel Room

If the question of asking for an upgrade is the only thing running through your head at check-in time then you’re losing out. Hotels have plenty of …

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Three glorious Irish country house hotels you have to spend the night in

1. Rathmullan House, Donegal<p>It’s a glorious early morning in May on Donegal’s Lough Swilly. Bathed in sunlight, it could be Cape Cod or even the Côte d’Azur.<p>My five-year-old daughter, Eva, and I have been walking on the beach collecting shells and watching the local stable hands gallop their horses …

The best days of the week to fly | Adventure Sports Network

Knowing exactly when to book a flight to get the cheapest fare is awesome -- that magical window where prices are at their lowest.<p>But which day is …

The corner of Tuscany that tourism forgot

Porto Santo Stefano, on the Monte Argentario peninsula in southern Tuscany, has been bashed about and is the better for it. The Americans did the most damage. They wanted to prevent the Germans supplying Monte Cassino and other defences during the Second World War, so they dumped a shedload of …

How to travel in style - with only hand luggage

Not long ago, I went away for two weeks with – hold the front page – just hand luggage. Not any old away, but four days of swanking it up for a Chanel show that entailed dinners, interviews, after-parties, sight-seeing, visiting artists’ studios – the usual grind. Then 10 days of holiday – more …

How online travel agencies are ‘dimming’ results on hotel searches

At first, to Christine Compo-Martin, the Expedia.com search results looked like a mistake. As she queried the site for a hotel room in Philadelphia, she found properties without photos.<p>“Honestly, if there aren’t pictures, I don’t even begin to consider it,” said Compo-Martin, a retired teacher who …

Endorsement: The Tech Travel Kit | Valet.

We're all about simplicity and efficiency—especially when it comes to situations that can easily spiral into frustrating ordeals. Like traveling. …

Discover your own Italy in the heavenly Emilia-Romagna region, north of Tuscany

MODENA, Italy – It’s a gorgeous spring day. My wife and I are sipping on Italian wine and nibbling on strips of rare steak and fabulous local cheeses …

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5 delicious Italian cheeses you probably haven't tried (but should)

It's normal to reach for the same cheeses again and again when cooking Italian food or serving up a cheese board with prosciutto and antipasti. It's …

Where to eat with the locals in Rome

The Eternal City has no shortage of eating options. Italian culture is well known for its family traditions, that almost always focus on food. Your …

Step Back in Time in a Magnificently Restored Medieval Village in Tuscany

A new book details the meticulous renovation of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, now called Monteverdi<p>In the quaint Italian village of Monteverdi, time appears to have stood still. With its centuries-old stone buildings, hilltop Romanesque church, winding streets, and rippling fields of golden wheat, …

10 farms in Italy you need to stay at

<i>In a new guide to Italy, Alastair Sawday highlights farmhouses and country retreats with a reputation for good food. Here he picks 10 of his favourites.</i><p>The slow, low drone of the bees among the flowers, the chirruping of crickets as you sip your wine in the evening, the total silence of deep …

15 reasons to spend Christmas in Scandinavia

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>With the festive season in full swing, Vogue.fr is setting its sights on the Northern lights in Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm for a …

15 Best Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Just 15, you say? We flock to Florence for annual vacations and study abroad, never quite feeling like we've scratched the surface. There are always return trips to make to the Uffizi, the Accademia, and new cafes and shops to discover, pockets of modernity in a city that seems frozen in time. It's …

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Things to Do in Rome…Colosseum Area

If you find yourself in the Eternal City—and you should make every effort to do so—you will find there are loads of things to do in Rome. Rome is …

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The Best Day Trips from Venice

Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to Venice every year to see its improbable architecture and learn the history of one of Medieval …

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Italy: 12 Fairytale Villages in Tuscany You Can’t Help Falling For

Tuscany seems like it has been painted from the brush of Michelangelo with a dash of Da Vinci thrown in for good measure. Tuscany, a green travel …

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How To Experience Tuscany Like a Local

The secret to having the most authentic vacation under the Tuscan sun.<p>As someone who's never traveled to Italy, I always envisioned my first time visiting the country would entail doing all the same, overdone, staple tourist activities like visiting the Colosseum, throwing pennies into the Trevi …

5 highlights at the Museum of the Opera del Duomo in Florence | Visit Tuscany

Instagram Photo<p>The museum welcomes you with the monumental Salone del Paradiso, or <b>Hall of Paradise</b>. The area between the baptistery and cathedral has …

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