2 Days In The Val d’Orcia Itinerary

Here’s my 2 day itinerary for visiting Italy’s stunning Val d’Orcia region. The Val d’Orcia is a valley in the heart of Tuscany that’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s the perfect place to spend a weekend enjoying a breathtaking pastoral countryside. The Val d’Orcia is a place where history meets beauty. The area offers up … Read more

One Week In Tuscany Itinerary, 7 Perfect Days

So you’re planning a trip to Tuscany? Welcome to one of my favorite destinations in Europe. To help you have the best experience, I’ve put together a step-by-step one week in Tuscany itinerary. With a wonderful combination of culture, food, and wine, Tuscany is synonymous with la dolce vita. The region conjures images of vine-covered … Read more

The Best 2 Days In Florence Itinerary

So you’re planning a trip to Florence? Welcome to one of my favorite small cities. To help you have the best experience, I’ve put together a step-by-step 2 days in Florence itinerary. Two days in Florence isn’t much time. But, with some advance planning and ambition, you can spend a wonderful weekend there. This Florence … Read more

Guide To The Medici Chapels In Florence

Here’s my guide to visiting the Museum of the Medici Chapels. It’s one of the best museums and most hallowed historic sites in the beautiful rusticated city of Florence. Most importantly? The chapels’ New Sacristy holds seven Michelangelo sculptures — the most you’ll find in Florence. The sculptures are sublime, a stunning combination of artistic … Read more

Best Things To Do In San Gimignano, the Tuscan Town Of Beautiful Towers

Here’s my guide to the best things to do and see in the classic Tuscan hill town of San Gimignano. This guide covers all the top attractions in San Gimignano. It also gives you useful tips for visiting. San Gimignano is a romantic glamor girl of Tuscany. It’s one of Italy’s best preserved and most … Read more

25 Amazing Day Trips From Rome

Scoping out some day trips from Rome? Here’s my guide to the 25 best day trips from Rome. I give you an overview of each day trip destinations and tips for getting there. Rome is one of Europe’s most beautiful and popular cities. There are so many things to do in Rome, you could move … Read more

Guide To Casa Buonarroti in Florence Italy, an Homage To Michelangelo

Planning a visit to Florence Italy? If so, you’ll know there are so many amazing things to do and see in Florence. So many in fact that you may be wondering whether Casa Buonarroti is worth putting on your Florence itinerary. The answer is decidedly yes! Casa Buonarroti is one of the most underrated and … Read more

10 Days in Italy Itinerary: Rome, Florence, and Venice (+ Day Trip Options!)

If you are searching for the perfect 10 days in Italy itinerary, you have come to the right place! This itinerary takes you to Italy’s classic cities: Rome, Florence, and Venice. In ten days, you’ll also have time for some charming side trips to Italy’s most beautiful towns. And, if you want to stay even longer … Read more

Florence Art Bucket List: 30 Important Paintings in Florence Italy

Here’s my guide to 30 must see art works and masterpieces in Florence Italy. The city of Florence is the cradle of art in the Western world. Florence is home to scores of museums, palaces, churches, and cloisters that contain incredible masterpieces. The art in Florence is dominated by one period, the Italian Renaissance. Within … Read more