20 Photos from Burano, Italy’s Most Colorful Town

Burano, is a little Italian island about 45 minutes by boat from Venice. We missed out on visiting this colorful fishing town the last time we were in Venice and wanted to make sure we visited it this time around. It is very similar to Venice but a little more Read More …

Souvenir Shopping Tips: Learn to look beyond the magnets and trinkets

Do your travel keepsakes and souvenirs invoke memories of your trips to faraway places, are you reminded of conversations with locals… what you learned about the meaning behind that token of travel that you had acquired or are you reminded of a cheesy and touristy souvenir stall that sells garish trinkets Read More …

How to Spend one day in Beautiful Bergamo, Italy

The old city of Bergamo called the Città Alta or High City sits high on the hill overlooking the modern city.  The medieval streets and buildings and 17th-century walls surrounding it are stunning and a perfect place for a peaceful stroll and a meal.  While we were in driving from Lake Read More …

Exploring the Duomo Rooftop and Cathedral in Milan

While Milan may not be the first city you think of when planning a trip to Italy, it has more than its share of attractions – both cultural and cosmopolitan.  Mussolini founded the Fascist party here, and the entire fashion world looks to Milan’s catwalks twice a year for the Read More …

Verona : Where Romance is always in the air

Verona still feels like a Shakespearean town, strolling around the streets you can almost feel the romance in this “city of Love”. You can recall the main moments of the timeless and tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet in Verona. Even though William Shakespeare had set two plays here – The Read More …

Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s paintings, road trip through the vine clad hills of Tuscany : Top things to do in Florence

Tuscany, in Central Italy with its capital of Florence has a rich artist and architectural heritage.  Touted as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is one of Europe’s great art cities. There is so much exquisite art and architecture, it’s difficult to know where to start – from Giotto’s frescoes, Read More …