Cinque Terre, in northwestern Italy, on the Ligurian Sea, is at the top of many traveler’s bucket lists. A quick Google search will yield thousands of stunning photographs of this magical place. Cinque Terre is made up of five quaint and insanely picturesque Italian villages by the sea- Vernazza, Riomaggiore, Monterosso, Manarola, and Corniglia. Because…

There’s no doubt Rome is an awesome tourist destination, but sometimes it’s nice to take a break from big city life. Luckily for tourists, there are many fascinating historical treasures not all that far from the Italian capital. Let’s take a quick tour of the most exciting day trips you should consider when visiting Rome.…

From strolling the Piazza San Marco to enjoying a gondola ride, Venice is a delight in the summer. When looking to beat the heat in this classic Italian city, these five best parks in Venice should be tops on your list! PARCO PUBBLICO GIARDINO DELLA MARINAESSA The tiny park of Parco Pubblico Giardino Della Marinaressa…

Most people travel in Italy to view masterpieces such as the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the Statue of David, the canals of Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Roman Colosseum and Forum, and Florence’s Duomo. While these are amazing attractions in this beautiful country, Italy is so much more than just famous art…

It’s impossible not to feel awe-struck as you stand beneath the glowing, golden mosaics on the ceilings and walls of St Mark’s Basilica. For many tourists, seeing St Mark’s mosaics in-person is the highlight of their Venetian journey. Below are a few fascinating facts to help you better appreciate your time with these masterful mosaics. 1.…

Venice Carnival is a one of the biggest celebrations in Italy. Here are some fun facts that people might not know about Venice Carnival. 1. Venice Carnival lasts about two to three weeks long and is a final party before Ash Wednesday and Lent. It was first originated in the 11th century being celebrated 40…

St. Mark’s Basilica is the spiritual heart of Venice, hence why it is also the city’s must-see attraction. Honestly, there’s no way to completely avoid bumping shoulders with other tourists on a visit to this grand basilica. There are, however, certain times of day where crowds at St. Mark’s thin out. You can have a…

Most people only envision Venice bathed in brilliant sunlight, but this city is equally stunning after the sun goes down, and there are plenty of things to do in Venice at night. Visitors who tour this magical city under the moon enjoy cooler weather, lovely lighting, and fewer crowds than during the day. Do yourself…

Venice is home to some of the most interesting and amazing sights in Italy, and that includes some of the churches in the city. Check out some of these gorgeous Instagram photos of Venice Churches which will inspire you to visit more churches while you’re in Venice! #1 Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari,…

Florence is home to some of the most interesting and amazing sights in Italy. Said to be the home to Renaissance artwork, it’s no surprise that there are so many amazing churches in Florence full of word rewound artwork. Check out our top 5 instagramable Churches in Florence that are worth visiting on your next…