How to Pronounce San Gimignano First-timers and seasoned Italy travelers often want to travel to the main cities like Rome, Florence and Venice. Just as often, however, travelers tell us how much they want to visit quaint towns in Tuscany. With endless olive groves and gorgeous vineyard landscapes, Tuscany isRead More →

Top Tastes of 2018 A recap of some of my favorite tastes and experiments in 2018. Check out my last taste recaps in 2016 and 2014. Top Mind-blowing and changing taste: Vegan Sushi One of the biggest surprises I had was some incredible vegan sushi. I’m familiar with vegan cuisine and theRead More →

St. Peter’s Basilica: Facts and History St. Peter’s Basilica rests in the center of Vatican City, easily one of Rome’s most recognizable buildings. The Basilica’s elaborate dome reigns over the Eternal City’s skyline – a compass for all who wander Rome’s streets. St. Peter’s Basilica’s stunning façade with its RenaissanceRead More →

How to Spend Christmas in Florence Spending the holidays away from home can often be a bummer. Luckily, visiting Italy is always a joy, especially during holiday season. Starting in early December, the city becomes illuminated with Christmas spirit and decorations. There are many ways to ring in the holidayRead More →