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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How to Rome in a Day

Rome wasn’t built in a day, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t see the major sites of the ancient city in a quick day trip. With a little planning, and help of public transportation, anyone can experience the sights of Rome with only a few trips over cracked pavement. Before You Go: From Florence, the […]

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Padua and Trieste: Perfect Weekend Combo

When I went to Padua and Trieste I found there were incredible things to do and see. Here are a few! Go inside the Scrovegni Chapel. Located in Padua, the Scrovegni Chapel is stunning! Inside is a fresco cycle painted by Giotto, which focuses on the life of the Virgin Mary. Spend some time in the historical […]

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A Taste Of Italy: Must Try Dishes In Each City

If you are anything like me you seek out the most authentic experiences every where you go. Food is an integral part of traveling and an important part of an area’s culture. Follow this guide to make sure you do not miss out on the local specialties around Italy! Florence You probably have already heard […]

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7 Love-ly Sights to See in Verona

The city at the center of William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, is full of romance and charm. Though Verona may not be the first place you think of to travel during your stay in Florence, you should definitely make a trip there! Verona offers beautiful attractions for all, not just Shakespeare fans or […]

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