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As I write this, the US is about to head into the Thanksgiving holidays. The virus continues to spread quickly both here in North America and in Europe. News of a couple vaccines was recently announced, causing Zoom stock to...

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Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

September 22, 2021

The Christmas season in Italy starts on December 8th (Immaculate Conception) and ends on January 6th (Ephiphany). Christmas in Italy is festive, with markets, lights, Christmas trees, and music in the streets. And the best part is that the Christmas…

Italy Christmas Destinations

Italy Christmas Destinations

September 22, 2021

Christmas in Italy is festive, with markets, lights, Christmas trees, and music in the streets. Below we recommend seven of our favorite Italy Christmas Destinations. The Christmas season in Italy starts on December 8th (Immaculate Conception) and ends on January…

Hiking In Italy

Hiking In Italy

September 22, 2021

Hiking in Italy: Five favorite destinations Walking and hiking in Italy can be a holiday in itself or a wonderful way to spend mornings before a long Italian lunch and an afternoon wine tasting or seeing amazing art and architecture….

Get a vaccine? Easy. Get a US passport in the pandemic? Not so much.

Get a vaccine? Easy. Get a US passport in the pandemic? Not so much.

April 29, 2021

When things shut down over a year ago, we were all waiting for the vaccines. Now, it’s not hard to get a vaccine but to get a US passport in the pandemic? Good luck. I have spent many hours trying…

An Italy travel update from Madeline

An Italy travel update from Madeline

November 24, 2020

As I write this, the US is about to head into the Thanksgiving holidays. The virus continues to spread quickly both here in North America and in Europe. News of a couple vaccines was recently announced, causing Zoom stock to…

A Note Regarding the Coronavirus in Italy

A Note Regarding the Coronavirus in Italy

March 29, 2020

This has been a challenging few weeks, and I thought I’d take a minute to share an update. There’s a lot of information out there about COVID-19, aka the coronavirus in Italy. I don’t want to add to the noise,…

Jet Lag tips

Jet Lag tips

November 06, 2019

The majority of our Italy travel planning clients are based in North America, which is a 6 – 9 hour time difference from Italy, depending on where you travel from. So it makes sense that they request jet lag tips…

Italy trip costs: Planning Fees vs the Travel Agent Model

Italy trip costs: Planning Fees vs the Travel Agent Model

October 03, 2019

“How much should I expect my Italy trip to cost?” is a question we get from most of our clients. My answer (as with most Italy questions) is that it depends. But also: our trips are completely custom, so we…

What to do in Matera Italy

What to do in Matera Italy

December 13, 2018

The first time I went to Matera, I was absolutely blown away. I’d seen photos, but it is impossible to get the true sense of an entire town of cave dwellings from photos and descriptions. Read below for my recommendations…

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