One Day in Rome – How we did it and what we learned

My parents had just one week to visit me in Florence, which meant our trips out of Florence could not exceed one day. And since none of us had ever been to Italy’s capital and most ancient city, a day in Rome was an absolute must. I have been warned many times that...

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Museums in Italy – Six Pro Tips for Touring

There is a rich culture of museums in Italy that Italians are happy to share with locals and tourists alike. There are many ways to take advantage of this, but many come with their own pros and cons. In the months I’ve spent in Italy, I have learned a lot about the...

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Why You Need to Tour the Uffizi Gallery

I walked into my tour of the Uffizi Gallery knowing little to nothing about art or its history. But the beauty of the art, the stories of the artists, and the significance of these pieces to Italy were truly inspiring. The Beauty of the Uffizi Gallery  Third Dimension...

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Carnival in Venice – Our Survival Guide

Carnevale is a famous time of year, celebrated all throughout Italy. Though there are several different carnivals in Italy, the most famous is in the beautiful city of Venice. The city is worth a trip on any given day,  but there is something really special about...

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What You Didn’t Know About the Florence Duomo

            Many Italian cities have a duomo – a main cathedral. These buildings are beautiful, as Italian churches always are, and some are even famous icons of their cities. Although this is just as true for the Duomo of Florence, there are a few things that make...

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My visit to the Uffizi Gallery

My visit to the Uffizi Gallery. The Uffizi Gallery is a place that does your heart good. The Uffizi finds ways to amaze even the most frequent visitors, so it doesn’t matter if you’ve been there a dozen times.

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Visiting the Vatican Museums

Visiting the Vatican Museums in Rome. I have always wanted to visit the Vatican Museums. And, finally, I recently treated myself to a day visiting the Vatican Museums.

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Most Beautiful Fountains in Rome

Most beautiful Fountains in Rome? not easy to say! Rome is doubtless the city of fountains par excellence. The cult of water for centuries has been linked to the power of the Roman emperors. The Fountains of Rome are many, beautiful and very rich in charm.

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Florence’s five best panoramic views

Florence is so chock full of art that there are limitless chances to enjoy it; you might want to look for places where you can enjoy Florence from above. Here are a few spots you won’t want to miss:

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Venice in 24 hours: what to see and how to get around!

Venice in 24 hours! Are you planning a quick trip to Venice? Your time is short, but you don’t want to give up on making a pit stop in the most romantic, heartrendingly beautiful city in the world? Let me give you a few helpful tips on how to see the best of Venice in a single day.

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Ten absolutely must-see sites in Rome

Ten absolutely-must-see sites in Rome, discover all!
Winter weekend: Ten absolutely-must-see sites in Rome
Let’s talk about Rome today: one of the best-loved Italian destinations for tourists from all over the world.

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Vatican Museums for Free: everything you need to know

The last Sunday of every month you can go free to the Vatican Museums. But you can’t make reservations on these days. You have to line up at the entrance to get into the museums for free. And huge numbers of people throng to Rome the last Sunday of the month to go to the Vatican Museums for free.

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Glimpses of the Sistine Chapel the Creation of Eve

The Sistine Chapel the Creation of Eve. There are few places in the world that enchant visitors as thoroughly as the Sistine Chapel. All of the seemingly countless people who come to this place are in silent awe of such beauty. But the Sistine Chapel was not actually made to become a treasure trove of art. It is a consecrated chapel where major ceremonies are celebrated. And an important

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