Tag Archives: #solotravel

The Top 10 Things You Must See & Do in Italy

Italy is rich with so many things to do, see, and learn. And while there are the cliché things to do, some of those cliché things to do are worth it. You have to, for instance, take a gondola ride in Venice, take the thumbs up/thumbs down picture in the Roman Colosseum, rub “Il Porcellino’s” […]

Travel Tip: Do You Really Have to Turn Off Your Device on Your Flight?

Nowadays travelers have numerous electronic devices with them during their flight. On my last trip to Italy, I used my IPad more for in-flight entertainment than what the airline had to offer. That being said, all airlines request passengers to turn all devices off during takeoff and landing. I noticed on my last flight that […]

Charming Italian Words that I Love

Originally posted on Italophilia:
Over the course of few months, I have read many beautiful Italian words. But some have stayed with me more than the others. What I love most about these words is how lovely they are and how musical they sound when I speak them. Stupefacente! Here are a few of my favorites (so far) along…

Top 5 Real & Practical Tips for Spring Travel to Italy: The Bloom is Never off the Rose

As my ongoing travel to and love affair with Italy continues, I realized last year that all of my trips to Italy–as well as my trips to other European cities–have been in February and July. Of course, this decision has been because of my vacation schedule for my day job–I am a high school English […]

The Grazie Girl on Yoga Lifestyle Daily

One of my tweets has been shared on Yoga Lifestyle Daily. Go ahead and give it a read.

New Grazie Girl Article on Clapway: Top 7 Things To Do in Florence

Check out The Grazie Girl’s new feature on Clapway! Just click the title to link to the website, and spread the word. Top 7 Alternative Things To Do in Florence

The Grazie Girl is Now on Facebook!

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The Grazie Girl’s TOP 15 List: Favorite Experiences in Florence

Ok. You got me. I could not narrow it down to the typical Top 10 list. In fact, narrowing down my favorites to 15 was difficult. Florence is that good! 15.  Gazing at the Ponte Vecchio and the Arno from afar. Honestly, I avoided walking across the Ponte Vecchio as much as I could. It’s […]

My Trip to Florence: Cappuccino, Piazzas, and David

(March/April, 2015) Real Italians Only Drink Cappaccino in the Morning My first full day in Florence. I don’t think I could have been more excited than I was that day! I woke up after a tumultuous night tossing and turning. I thought I would sleep better after traveling for 16 hours, but no luck. I […]

My Trip to Florence: I’ve Arrived!

(March/April, 2015) The trip from New York to Florence is long…very long. So is it worth it? You bet. I arranged transportation through the hotel–Firenze Number 9. The driver was pleasant and accommodating. I arrived early evening on Saturday, so the drive from the airport to the hotel was a mere 20 minutes. It’s a […]