Meet the Staff: Matt

Name: Matthew Gene Huylar Hometown: East Wenatchee, WA. West Coast Best Coast! College: Washington State University Study Abroad Program: CEA Fall of 2012 Number One Travel Destination: Interlaken, Switzerland Countries Visited: United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Greece, Croatia, Ireland, and the Vatican (never forget). Best Thing About Working For […]

Where is Your Perfect Beach Vacation? Take Our Quiz and Find Out!

Summer is upon us and there is no relief from the heat.  Battle the heat with the best remedy — some vitamin sea! Take our quiz and see which paradise is your perfect B.E.A.C.H. (Best Escape Anyone Can Have!) Like what you got? Book your perfect beach vacation now with Florence For Fun!

Postcards from Paradise

The Amalfi Coast is a photographer’s paradise. Oh who am I kidding, it is everyone’s nirvana! The coast envelopes you. With its small towns climbing up the cliffs the see-through blue waters crash against the rocky beaches below. Sun, surf and seafood make it the perfect vacation and the tan lines and postcard perfect pictures are the […]

Sorrento Sunset

“Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world has its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.” — Ryū Murakami Which Italian city’s sunset will you enjoy this weekend? Amalfi Coast, Croatia, Cinque Terre, Siena, Chianti, Venice? Book with Florence For Fun […]

FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week: Capri

Tour guide Josh relaxing mid-air in Capri! To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week we will choose a photo to post on the FlorenceForFun blog.

FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week: Positano

FlorenceForFun relaxing in Positano

My favorite day of the Amalfi Coast Weekend Trip is relaxing at the beach in Positano, one of the most beautiful beaches and backdrops imaginable and a well deserved chill out day between exploring the Island of Capri and discovering what life was like in Pompeii in 79AD. To submit your favorite travel photo for […]

The Ruins of Pompeii: FlorenceForFun steps back in time to 79AD

Cementing its position in history with one of the most fragile solids, Pompeii plays host to the town that was cremated alive.  Under the nine feet of volcanic ash, Pompeii lay undisturbed for just about 1,700 years and its remnants remained exactly as they were when Mt. Vesuvius clouded the sky with its monumental explosion […]