Where To Find The Best Views In Florence Italy

Do you love a beautiful vista? If so, here’s my guide to the best viewpoints in Florence Italy. It’s always exciting to discover a city from above. With a distinctive cityscape and gorgeous architecture, Florence is an incredibly beautiful city. Happily, there are many iconic viewpoints in Florence where you can enjoy magical views over … Read more

Guide To the Peggy Guggenheim Collection In Venice

“Well-behaved women don’t make history” — Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Here’s my guide to visiting the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice Italy. The collection is a modern art museum founded by the eccentric American expat Peggy Guggenheim. The collection is one of the best museums in Italy. It’s always mobbed. So you’ll need to pre-book a … Read more

50+ Fun And Interesting Facts About Rome, History Buff’s Guide

Looking for some interesting facts about Rome to prepare for a visit? I’m an inveterate reader and history buff. I always do massive prep for a trip and I’ve been to Rome many times. Rome can be akin to experiencing magic. But to properly walk through antiquity, it helps to unlock the background of Rome’s … Read more

Leonardo’s Milan: On the Leonardo da Vinci Art Trail

“Once you have tasted the sky, you’ll forever look up.” — Leonardo da Vinci Planning a trip to Milan and obsessed with Leonardo da Vinci? Here’s my guide to the must see Leonardo da Vinci sites and attractions in Milan Italy. Leonardo lived in Milan for almost 20 years and is considered a beloved adopted … Read more

A Nutshell History of Venice

“Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” — Truman Capote Here’s my nutshell history of the beautiful floating city of Venice. If you’re thinking of visiting this magical place, you may want to acquaint yourself with its incredible history in advance. Venice stands as the epitome of uniqueness, unlike … Read more

Milan Bucket List: Guide To Milan’s Top Must Visit Attractions

Wondering what to do in Milan Italy? Here’s my guide to the top must visit attractions, sites, and landmarks in stylish Milan. I tell you all the best things to do and see in Milan and take you to some of Milan’s hidden gems. Underrated Milan is an amazing destination in northern Italy. It’s a … Read more

Walking Tour of Central Rome: What To See in Rome’s Historic City Center

Planning a stroll through the historic city center of Rome? Here’s my walking tour for Rome’s centro storico, with all the best things to see and do. It’s one of the most popular and spectacular strolls in the world for tourists.  Centro Storico is the most picturesque part of Rome. It’s a tangle of cobbled … Read more

What To Do In Florence’s Oltrarno Neighborhood, One Day Itinerary

Are you planning a trip to Florence and looking to explore beyond the typical tourist hotspots? Look no further than the Oltrarno neighborhood, located on the other side of the Arno River from the city center. This Oltrarno itinerary covers all the must see attractions in Oltrarno in just one day, with a step-by-step walking … Read more

Guide To the Vatican Pinacoteca: Masterpieces + Tips

Here’s my guide to visiting the Vatican Pinacoteca, which is the Vatican’s picture gallery. It’s one of the world’s best small museums. In this guide, I identify 18 must see masterpieces in the Vatican Pinacoteca and give you tips for visiting the renowned, but largely secret, art gallery. More than 7 million people visit the … Read more