Jump in at Interlaken, Switzerland!

With the cold weather creeping upon us, why not just jump into the winter season with a trip to Switzerland? Located about seven hours from Florence by bus, Interlaken is your quick weekend fix for chocolate, fondue, and a variety of outdoor adventures! The first thing you may notice is that Switzerland is a bit […]

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The Secret to Seeing Paris in 2 Days

As a study abroad student, you really don’t have too much time for traveling besides your 2-3 day weekends.  As a friend once told me, “Four months isn’t nearly long enough to see Europe.” And clearly, neither is a few 2-3 day weekends here and there.  I’m here to tell you that with lots of […]

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6 Places Off of The Beaten Path in Paris

The main attractions of Paris are flooded with tourists. If you need to get away from the crowds of the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre there are plenty of options to choose from. Luckily the city has some hidden spots that will get you away from the crowds and show you a different side of Paris. 1. […]

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6 Places to Visit in Verona

When I visited Verona I had a great time! The weather was lovely, and there were so many things to do! I recommend buying a 24-hour Verona card for 18 euros, or a 48-hour card which includes admission into any sight in Verona! 1. Visit the Arena of Verona.  Both the interior and exterior remind […]

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The Six Spots You Must See in Siena & San Gimignano

Located in Tuscany, both Siena and San Gimignano make for a perfect day trip out of Florence! With medieval landscapes, each town offers a unique collection of shops, cuisine, and atmosphere. If you plan to visit both in one day, be sure to see: Siena Piazza del Campo Best known for the Palio di Siena, a […]

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Eurochocolate: Europe’s Largest Chocolate Festival

Originally posted on The Boho Traveller What is Eurochocolate? The most delicious festival in all of Europe was started in 1994 with the idea of imitating Oktoberfest- but this time with chocolate!  This amazing festival was started by Eugenia Guarducci.  Set in the rich village of Perugia, capital of Umbria, the town transforms into an […]

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Assisi’s 5 Greatest Assets

Located in the providence of Perugia, Assisi is a quaint town with vast amounts of religious and historical importance.  Approximately two hours from Florence, be sure to visit Assisi and all it has to offer. 1. The Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi The construction of The Basilica of St. Francis d’Assisi began in 1228 following […]

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15 Gift Ideas for the Traveller in Your Life

Originally Posted on The Boho Traveller Everyone has one.  That friend who can’t seem to stay put.  Always jet-setting off to some new adventure, or if they are stationary for a moment, they are dreaming of far away places, and plotting where to get lost next.  These people can be hard to buy for.  They […]

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