Posts Tagged‘italy’

How to do Rome like a local

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Well known as one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Rome is a city that is filled with attractions that people long to see before they die. However, it is easy to get caught up in the tourist crowds, which is something that many people attempt to avoid. If you if you want to learn how to do Rome like a local, there are a number of strategies that you can undertake in order to understand this ancient city through the eyes of someone that has lived here their entire lives. Below, we explore several of these ideas… Rent…

Rome Travel Advice: What I Wish I Knew Before My First Visit

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Traveling to a city for the first time can come with a stack of surprises — and not always the good kind of surprises. Travel guides are great, but they can only tell you so much about a city. The best way to be prepared for your first trip to Rome is hearing travel advice from people about what they learned and wish they knew before taking their first trip to Rome. Join us as we detail what visitors wish they knew before heading to Rome, Italy. Tip #1 – Bad gelato does exist. Just because you’re in Italy doesn’t…

Discovering Tuscany!

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Thanks to its astounding past, its beautiful nature and its invaluable artistic heritage appreciated all over the world, Tuscany has been and always will be one of the most loved and visited place on earth. This land is so rich of treasures that appeals to different kinds of tourists with different taste and interests. Tuscany is a dream destination for many and the reasons why are plenty. If you haven’t been there yet, you should consider to plan a trip to Florence, checking sites like  venere.com, where you can find various types of good and charming accommodations. Strolling around its…

Things to Do in Venice For The Romantic!

The top things to do in Venice are no secret to the masses. It’s only one of the most sought after tourist spots in the world. This is a given though considering the grandeur and history this place carries with it. A city connected by a series of bridges and separated from canals, Venice had long been renowned for its architecture, artwork and its very essence. It is among the worlds most celebrated World Heritage Sites and today stands as a symbol of greatness and romanticism through the ages. It is known for many names – The Floating City, the…

Ideas For A Luxurious Valentine’s Day In Europe

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Those who demand just a little bit more out of life may be tougher to please, but it inevitably leads to a vastly heightened experience for both involved. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, your discerning partner will likely be expecting something rather special, as usual.  Why not surprise them with a luxury getaway to the European Continent? With a variety of amazing experiences waiting for you here, the possibilities are endless.  In fact, you might be so caught up in the planning process that you might have a hard time deciding what to do exactly.  To break this stalemate…

How travel enriches young minds: My 5 favourite vacations with our little ones

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Hi The World or Bust readers! I’m Katie and Jeremy has very kindly allow me to write this post for you. I’ve had the travel bug as long as I can remember, from the time I flew off with my parents when we started taking package vacations to the trips I’ve taken with my other half around Europe, India and Thailand. So, when our own children arrived, we were determined to show them the world. While school obviously limits the time we can spend travelling, we’ve still managed lots of vacations which have not just bought us together as a…

The Best Of Italy: 10 Attractions Filled With Charm, Romance, And History

In a country like Italy, creating a shortlist of its best tourist spots seems like an impossible feat. Pretty much everything is enticing about this European nation. Their language, food, people, sights, and sounds are equally enchanting for any first-time traveler. Italy does have a few gems which outshine the rest. These destinations are the epitome of Italian charm, romance, and history. 10. Lake Como. It belongs to the Italian Lake District whose combination of clean waters, fresh air, picturesque mountains, and good weather made it a popular tourist spot for the past century.  According to Inghamsitaly.co.uk this majestic lake…

Great European Cities for The Weekend!

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Say the words ‘weekend city break’ to most people and you can almost guarantee destinations like Paris and Rome will be the first to spring to mind. While these cities are amazing places to visit, I think it’s important to remember that there are so many other wonderful metropolises just waiting to be explored – and several are very well suited to weekends away. So, I thought I’d give you a few ideas of top cities for weekend breaks. All of the below can be reached in just a two to three-hour flight from the UK, and it’s feasible to soak…