driving in italy


I’ll confess at the outset that the topic for this month’s Italy Blogging Roundtable – driving in Italy – initially had me stumped. See, I’ve yet to get behind the wheel in Italy, for several reasons. I’m typically sticking to places that are easily reached by trains and buses and […]

Italy Roundtable: 3 Dream Drives in Italy


As much as I might really like the city of Milan, I know it’s not to everyone’s taste – especially if you’re in Italy for a relatively short vacation and you’re more interested in Medieval Tuscan villages or Colosseum-sized Roman ruins. But if you’re finding a better selection of discount […]

Getting from Milan to Florence (and Vice Versa)


When you’re planning a trip, size matters. Take, for instance, the idea of planning a visit to the United States, or Canada, or Russia. No one without an unlimited amount of time would make a general statement like, “I’m going on a trip to the United States” without being more […]

Getting Around in Italy: What You Need to Know



Let’s just say you’re on your first trip through Italy and you’re using my “Perfect 2-Week Italy Itinerary” as your guide. You’ve had a glorious introduction to the country through the seemingly-impossible dream-like qualities of Venice, and now you’re ready for the second stop on your trip – the five […]

Getting from Venice to the Cinque Terre (and Vice Versa)