Where To Stay In Venice: Best Neighborhoods & Hotels

Best Places to Stay in Venice, ItalyVenice, Italy Plan your Italy trip with my advice for where to stay in Venice! Learn which neighborhoods, hotels, and hostel options are good depending on your budget & goals. Italy is certainly one of the most romantic and historic travel destinations there is. And perhaps no Italian city…… Continue reading Where To Stay In Venice: Best Neighborhoods & Hotels

Getting Lost On Burano: Italy’s Rainbow Island

Tips For Visiting Burano Island near VeniceBurano, Italy Hidden away just 40 minutes North of Venice Italy is the small fishing island of Burano, with houses painted in bright colors like a beautiful rainbow. A magical place to explore! While traveling through Venice last year, Anna and I decided to take a public water-taxi out…… Continue reading Getting Lost On Burano: Italy’s Rainbow Island

Airbnb sending home cooks to Italy

Airbnb is launching new Airbnb Cooking Experiences — bookable experiences designed to help travelers understand culinary traditions around the world. If you fancy yourself a master chef in your own kitchen, now’s your time to take your talents abroad. As part of the new launch, Airbnb will send 100 home chefs on a trip to…… Continue reading Airbnb sending home cooks to Italy

Tips For Renting A Gondola In Venice (Plus Some History)

How to Rent a Gondola in VeniceVenice, Italy Evocative of the beauty and romance of Venice’s waterways, riding a traditional Venice gondola is sure to be on most people’s bucket list. Here are tips to have a great time! With a rich history spanning as far back as the 11th century, the gondolas of Venice…… Continue reading Tips For Renting A Gondola In Venice (Plus Some History)

30 Best Things To Do In Venice (Italy’s Beautiful Floating City)

Best Things to Do In Venice, ItalyVenice, Italy Venice feels like it shouldn’t exist. Beautiful floating palaces of stone surrounded by a network of canals. Here are some of the best things to do in Venice for your first visit! Venice is one of the most popular Italian cities for tourists, even with all the…… Continue reading 30 Best Things To Do In Venice (Italy’s Beautiful Floating City)

Tips For Hiking Tre Cime Di Lavaredo (Italian Dolomites)

My Hiking Guide to Tre Cime di Lavaredo!South Tyrol, Italy Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Three Peaks) is a famously beautiful and pretty easy alpine day hiking loop in the Italian Dolomites that winds through jagged limestone mountains. The Dolomites are a range of mountains in the Italian Alps covered with hundreds of hiking trails, but…… Continue reading Tips For Hiking Tre Cime Di Lavaredo (Italian Dolomites)

The best way to explore Cinque Terre

The name Cinque Terre simply means “five lands.” This Italian pentad, a UNESCO World Heritage site dating to the 11th century, beguiles travelers with its brightly painted fishing cottages, tucked-in harbors, and high cliffs plunging into the Ligurian Sea. But the question remains how best to take it all in. Rather than hiking from one…… Continue reading The best way to explore Cinque Terre

Tips For Visiting Beautiful Lago Di Braies! (Italian Dolomites)

Lago Di Braies: Mountain Lake in the DolomitesSouth Tyrol, Italy Arguably one of Italy’s most beautiful lakes, Lago di Braies is a bright blue mountain lake in the heart of the Dolomites. Here are some tips for visiting & having a good time! No trip to the Dolomites in South Tyrol Italy is complete without…… Continue reading Tips For Visiting Beautiful Lago Di Braies! (Italian Dolomites)