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  • Public transportation in Rome: A crash course

    Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. Achieving that well earned R&R is difficult in your first few days abroad, especially when you have to drop cash on a taxi every time you want to go somewhere. (Believe me––walking from the Colosseum to the Vatican will be more pain than it’s… Read More
  • What are the current COVID entry requirements in Europe?

    This page was last updated on 07/04/2022 If you’re planning to go on vacation, you’ll need to know what the COVID entry rules are and exactly what you need to do before you travel. The COVID entry requirements across the European Union have been adapting with new Omicron… Read More

Public transportation in Rome: A crash course

Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. Achieving that well earned R&R is difficult in your first few days abroad, especially when you have to drop cash on a taxi every time you want to go somewhere. (Believe me––walking from the Colosseum to the Vatican will be more pain than it’s… Read More

What are the current COVID entry requirements in Europe?

This page was last updated on 07/04/2022 If you’re planning to go on vacation, you’ll need to know what the COVID entry rules are and exactly what you need to do before you travel. The COVID entry requirements across the European Union have been adapting with new Omicron… 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

The Trinacria, the symbol of Sicily

Found on the Sicilian flag, hung outside Sicilian homes and businesses, and sold in trinket form in the streets of Sicily is the mysterious Trinacria: the symbol of Sicily. Three bent legs likely belonging to a woman, protrude from the head of hideous mythological gorgon Medusa. Venomous snakes grow from… Read More