Tag Archives: #travelinformation

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” […]

How to Put Together Your Own Travel Itinerary

When planning an itinarary for one of the biggest touristic destinations with unlimited places and things to do, you must be organized. It is always good to have a plan, even if you are a free traveler and want to have an open schedule, like I did, you know more or less what you want […]

How to Speak the Italian Language the Right Way

In March of 2015 I took my first solo trip to Florence, Italy — and as a result I highly recommend traveling solo at least once in your life. To make the trip that much more unique for me, and did something I always wanted to do — begin to learn the Italian language. Clearly, […]

10 Things You Will NOT See in Italy

Traveling to different countries hopefully produces pleasant surprises at the differences in cultures. The result can be either a new found appreciation and love for these different cultures — as I have had for Italy — or a deeper appreciation and love for your own culture. But some customs are just flat out shockers. Here […]

10 Facts You May Not Know About Italy

Whenever I click on a link about things to do in Italy, the list, 99% of the time, is pretty obvious. And also the suggestions on the list are things people have done already. For example, one recent list I read suggested visiting the Roman Colosseum in Rome and the Duomo in Florence. Really? The […]

Will Google Overtake the Travel App Market?

Will Google’s new travel app be worth it? Will it be better than TripIt? That’s a tough one. As part of Google’s worldwide domination in all markets, they are in the testing process of a new app titled Google Trips. The travel industry has seen inventive, practical, and useful products that have changed the way […]

Travel Tips: The Concierge

“Travel Tips: The Concierge” originally appeared on the Travel Cocktail, a travel blog dedicated to “stylish travel, cafe life, and la dolce vita.” Published on January 20, 2016, this piece focuses on an important feature offered by hotels of which many people do not take advantage. And we all should. Enjoy. ***** The insider local […]

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 […]

What makes Gelato so good?

Gelato is not just an Italian word meaning Ice Cream! it is made totally differently. So why is gelato so much better than ice cream? For me it is the creamy taste of gelato. It is soft never serve… Source: What makes Gelato so good?

La Passeggiata

La passeggiata is the Italian walk. Italians eat well and stay healthy in many ways: They eat organic natural foods They cook food correctly They eat fruits and vegetables They exercise via walks e… Source: La Passeggiata