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  • Your Quick Travel Guide to Puglia

    Your Quick Travel Guide to Puglia

    Often overlooked by visitors to Italy, Puglia is perhaps the countries best hidden treasure. With crystal-clear waters, elegant Baroque cities, fantastic cuisine, and charming hill towns, this region has everything a traveler could want—with less crowds and lower prices. And if you're thinking of visiting, here's what you need to know.
  • The 6 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make Eating in Italy

    The 6 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make Eating in Italy

    Italy is known throughout the world for its delicious cuisine. Yet, some tourists return home feeling confused by the country’s culinary traditions and disappointed by their dining experiences. Below are the 6 biggest mistakes you can make when eating in Italy (and how to avoid them). Follow this advice, and you’ll soon have tastier and more enjoyable meals.
  • 5 Archaeological Sites in Italy You Need to Visit

    5 Archaeological Sites in Italy You Need to Visit

    Most travelers to Italy visit Pompeii, the Roman Colosseum, and the nearby Forum. But the Italian peninsula is home to many other places where you can experience ancient history—some of which are just as impressive and much less crowded. Here are 5 archaeological sites in Italy you should explore.
  • How to Save Money and Avoid Crowds in Florence

    How to Save Money and Avoid Crowds in Florence

    Florence is home to some of the world’s greatest artistic and historical treasures. Yet high ticket prices and hordes of tourists can prevent even the most seasoned traveler from fully appreciating what the city has to offer. Fortunately, you don’t have to abandon your budget nor spend all your time surrounded by tour groups while there. Here are four activities to do in Florence that avoid crowds and save you money.
  • Lessons Learned Over Lunch with Dario Cecchini, the World’s Most Famous Butcher

    Lessons Learned Over Lunch with Dario Cecchini, the World’s Most Famous Butcher

    Dario Cecchini’s Ristorante Solociccia, Officina della Bistecca, and Antica Macelleria Cecchini—located in Panzano in Chianti, Italy—are hidden gems, serving some of Tuscany’s best meats. Visitors to these storied institutions leave with full bellies, new friends, and a better appreciation of Italian food…