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Lucca, The City of 100 Churches

Anyone looking for a quintessential Tuscan escape should have Lucca in their sights. A mere hour and a half from Florence by train. Looming renaissance walls lining cobblestone paths. Authentic delicacies made from organic produce brought in from the surrounding countryside. And of course, an awesome concentration of astounding architecture, especially for such a small space! Here’s…

Ancient Greek ruins in Paestum, Campania

Paestum: Walk down Ancient Greek paths

The ancient city of Paestum is a veritable goldmine of Ancient Greek architecture and history. It’s a glimpse into a world we…

Unusual places in Italy

Top 5 Most Unusual Places in Italy

Unusual places in Italy are not difficult to find! Many will be unlike anything you have ever seen. The country has a rich history…

Must-know tips for Italy

Top 10 Must Know Tips for Italy

Who doesn’t have Italy on their bucket list? The vineyards, the beaches, the food and wine, the old stones of structures from centuries gone…

Pizza in Italy was invented in Naples

How to Enjoy Authentic Pizza in Italy

Of course enjoying an authentic pizza in Italy is high up on your list! It is on all of ours! But there are a…

Enjoying an Aperol Spritz besides a canal in Venice

Top 3 Classic Italian Cocktails

Good news! Italians love to meet up for an after-work aperitivo at their local bar. Often, Italian cocktails are enjoyed standing up, accompanied by…

Tips for before you go to Italy

6 Travel Tips for Italy: Before You Go

Your first trip to Italy is bound to be overwhelmingly beautiful and filled with adventure. My Italian Link wants to keep it that way….

Things to know when travelling Italy by train

How to Travel Italy by Train

When it comes to travelling Italy by train, most veterans will tell you it takes time to perfect. First-timers often get overwhelmed – unnecessarily….

Exchanging World Views With AFS Interculture

AFS Interculture takes international exchange programmes, study abroad opportunities and volunteer projects to the next level. AFS has options for…

Set off for Siena

Siena’s Gothic monuments have been left largely unchanged for centuries. Consequently, it remains a medieval marvel! It’s charming districts conceal countless masterpieces from all…