7 Love-ly Sights to See in Verona

The city at the center of William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, is full of romance and charm. Though Verona may not be the first place you think of to travel during your stay in Florence, you should definitely make a trip there! Verona offers beautiful attractions for all, not just Shakespeare fans or […]

6 Places to Visit in Verona

When I visited Verona I had a great time! The weather was lovely, and there were so many things to do! I recommend buying a 24-hour Verona card for 18 euros, or a 48-hour card which includes admission into any sight in Verona! 1. Visit the Arena of Verona.  Both the interior and exterior remind […]

Eurochocolate: Europe’s Largest Chocolate Festival

Originally posted on The Boho Traveller What is Eurochocolate? The most delicious festival in all of Europe was started in 1994 with the idea of imitating Oktoberfest- but this time with chocolate!  This amazing festival was started by Eugenia Guarducci.  Set in the rich village of Perugia, capital of Umbria, the town transforms into an […]

Assisi’s 5 Greatest Assets

Located in the providence of Perugia, Assisi is a quaint town with vast amounts of religious and historical importance.  Approximately two hours from Florence, be sure to visit Assisi and all it has to offer. 1. The Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi The construction of The Basilica of St. Francis d’Assisi began in 1228 following […]

4 Things that Happen When You Visit Barcelona

The Dr. Suess town for architecture, traveling to Barcelona is not an experience you will soon forget.  The city is vastly different from small town Florence, so here are 5 things that will happen when you visit. If you think Italians eat late, the dinner time here is even later. There was one night we […]

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 […]

How To Drink Wine Like a Pro in Italy

Contributing Writer: Alyssa Gregory Italy is full of breathtaking paradises; but, I would have to say my favorites are the Chianti vineyards. I can’t quite decide if it’s the peaceful scenery that makes them magical or if it’s the wine that is so generously poured. Secluded away from cities, things slow down even more than […]

History in Color

History jumps off the pages in Rome as you see in person things you’ve only read about in books. Join Florence for Fun on a tour of Rome. While Rome was not built in a day, you can see it in one!  

Milan Oohs and Awws

Contributing Writer: Alyssa Gregory The Milan Expo is an $800 million extravaganza hosting around 130 pavilions meant to showcase the country’s technology advances and the steps it has taken to help solve the problem of sustainability and feeding the world. I was left awed and underwhelmed various times throughout the day. In quite a few […]