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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…

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…

Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance

Florence in…

Top 10 Weird Laws in Italy

About ten years ago, the state allowed local mayors to implement laws to quash their own particular ‘security’ threats. The result? Countless giggle-worthy (if a…

Italy’s Top 3 Craziest Roman Emperors

Many a Roman emperor was never voted into power, they inherited it. That meant succession was often a bit of a lucky packet. You…

Uncovering Veneto: Verona, the City of Love

The region of Veneto is known for its astounding historical bounty, especially beautiful frescoes and multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites! While Venice is probably…

Veneto Venice Canal Grande

Uncovering Veneto: Venice, the floating city

The region of Veneto is known for its astounding historical bounty, especially beautiful frescoes and multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Of course, the first…

Our must-see guide to Piemonte – Part 2

White mountains or green hills? Glaciers or still lakes? Industrial districts or medieval villages? The choice is yours! Dense in history, rich in natural…

Torino Piemonte

Torino, the magical city under the Alps

With a population of just over a million people, Torino (capital of Piemonte) is a small city, but almost always on the move. It boasts…

Piemonte and the Alps

Our must-see guide to Piemonte – Part 1

White mountains or green hills? Glaciers or still lakes? Industrial districts or medieval villages? The choice is yours! Dense in history, rich in natural…