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Traveling To Italy in Spring: What to Expect

Traveling To Italy in Spring: What to Expect

January 15, 2024

As an increasing number of summer travelers make low-season travel more appealing, we are seeing more and more clients push trips into spring—and for good reason. In addition to fewer crowds in Italy’s top sights (especially true in March and…

Renting a Car in Italy: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Renting a Car in Italy: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

October 15, 2023

[Learn more about renting a car in Italy with our Driving in Italy ebook, which you can download for free at the bottom of this page.] Having a car on your Italian vacation can be an expensive hassle, or it…

Which Museums to Visit in Italy? A guide to help you decide.

Which Museums to Visit in Italy? A guide to help you decide.

August 31, 2023

Italy is home to almost 4,000 museums bursting with world-class artworks from ancient mosaics and sculptures to contemporary multi-media installations. With limited vacation time and so many other A-list attractions to cover, deciding which museums to visit in Italy can…

The Best Places to Visit in Italy in Winter

The Best Places to Visit in Italy in Winter

August 14, 2023

As Italy groans under the weight of its exponential increase in summer visitors, we are starting to nudge our clients towards the quieter early spring (March/April) and late fall (October/November) seasons to avoid the crowds, heat, and general chaos that…

A Traveler’s Guide to Doing Laundry in Italy

A Traveler’s Guide to Doing Laundry in Italy

June 30, 2023

Most of my clients’ itineraries are one to three weeks long, and so the question of washing clothes (laundry in Italy) while traveling often comes up as we’re getting into the details, especially when there are small children or hot weather…

Italy Travel Money Questions: A Strategy

Italy Travel Money Questions: A Strategy

June 14, 2023

After the overall itinerary has been finalized and hotels, guides, transfers, and restaurants have been booked for trip-planning clients, I usually address Italy travel money questions and talk about a strategy for their trip. Most travelers want to know: The answers…

What to Pack for Italy in Summer

What to Pack for Italy in Summer

April 30, 2023

Though Italy has become a year-round destination over the past few seasons, bustling with visitors even in the historically quiet winter months, summer remains the busiest time of year to visit by far. We always try to nudge travelers towards…

A Professional Photoshoot in Italy: Top Tips

A Professional Photoshoot in Italy: Top Tips

April 14, 2023

This guest post was contributed by Kirstie McConnell of Classico Portraits. As a child, I had no idea that I’d end up living here in Italy. When I was fourteen, my grandparents told me at lunch one day that they’d…

A Traveler’s Guide to Strikes in Italy

A Traveler’s Guide to Strikes in Italy

March 31, 2023

When we alert traveling clients that there may be scheduled train strikes in Italy coming up, they are often confused. “What do you mean, the strike is scheduled?” they often ask..followed by “How can the trains just not run?” Disruptions…

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