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How was Venice built and is it really sinking?

Millions of visitors flood to Venice each year to marvel at her beauty. But as the devastating effects of overtourism and climate change become harder to ignore, we look at how Venice was built, why she is in danger and whether we can do anything to stop it from sinking. Read More


What to eat in Paris

The French capital is full of fabulous museums and galleries, world famous monuments and, of course, food! Make every day of your vacation delicious by trying some of our favorite things to eat in Paris. Croissants Let’s start with the obvious: croissants! French cuisine is known for these delectable sweet… Read More

How to tip in Europe

If you are coming from America, especially for the first time, tipping in Europe can be difficult to understand. You’re used to tipping for almost all services at home and you might be expecting to do the same while visiting Europe. But, believe it or not, tipping works completely differently… Read More

Best things to do in Montserrat

Just 50 km from Barcelona, the Montserrat mountain range is a great day trip! This beautiful region has a variety of things to do when visiting, especially if you love the outdoors. Keep reading to learn about this popular destination and why it’s a great getaway for a day trip… Read More

The ultimate guide to celebrating Christmas in Rome

Christmas in Rome is celebrated from December 8th to January 6th. As you would expect, the celebrations center around the churches and particularly the Vatican. As an important time for the family, many businesses and attractions are closed or have reduced schedules, particularly on the public holidays: December 8th, December… Read More

5 amazing things to do in Venice in 2022

If Venice is on your bucket list, there may never be a better time to visit. With tourism numbers not expected to return to pre-pandemic level before 2024, grab the chance to see Venice with fewer crowds and enjoy some uniquely Venetian experiences. Here are five of our favorite… Read More

Where can I get a COVID test in Rome?

If you need a negative test to travel, it’s pretty easy to get a COVID test in Rome. The most common COVID tests are molecular (PCR) tests and rapid antigen tests. Check with your airline which kind of test you need and when you should take it. Though antigen… Read More

How to make traditional Italian limoncello?

What is limoncello? If you’ve ever been to the Amalfi Coast, you’ll know exactly what limoncello is. Lemon trees grow along the streets of the picturesque towns. You’ll see shops full of this delicious lemony liqueur, many of which offer tastings and a peek into their distillation process. There’ll be… Read More

How to get from Venice Airport to Venice City

If you are flying into Venice Marco Polo Airport, there are several ways you can get to the island. The following list of transportation options will help you pick the one that best fits your needs based on travel time, cost, and convenience. Taxi Water taxi in Venice Cost: €70-80… Read More