train travel




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)