Discover North Sardinia: Itinerary & Recommendations

After 9 years in Italy, I finally got to head over to Sardinia and see what all the fuss was about. So let me be the millionth person to tell you: Sardinia is gorgeous and definitely worth a visit. We only explored Northern Sardinia, if you are hoping to see the whole island, plan forContinue reading “Discover North Sardinia: Itinerary & Recommendations”

Visiting Cinque Terre, Italy

One of the most dreamed about vacations in Italy: Cinque Terre. While the Amalfi Coast captures hearts in the South of Italy, Cinque Terre is the go to spot for Northern Italy when seeking gorgeous views, lemon trees, sea cliffs and clear water. Here is what you should know when visiting Cinque Terre. First, WhatContinue reading “Visiting Cinque Terre, Italy”

Italy’s other carb: Italian Rice!

Rice – we don’t often think of it as an Italian staple, but it has a long history on the peninsula. How else did risotto get to be so delicious? Italian rice is key to this delicious dish. Italy definitely does not produce or consume as much rice as eastern countries, but it is inContinue reading “Italy’s other carb: Italian Rice!”

Do I need to buy museum tickets in advance?

Sometimes buying museum tickets in advance can seem a bit stressful, they add an extra reservation fee and it means you have to head to the museum at a certain day and time. But with some museums in Italy it is definitely worth it to buy museum tickets in advance.

Discovering a New Side of Tuscany: The Maremma

Time to look at a new corner of Tuscany: The Maremma, When you think of Italy, the first region that probably comes to mind is Tuscany, and in particular, the picturesque hills of Chianti; however, Tuscany has so much more to offer besides these vineyards. Did you ever think about Tuscany’s agriculture outside of wineContinue reading “Discovering a New Side of Tuscany: The Maremma”

One Week in Italy- Where should I go?

Trying to figure out exactly how to spend only one week in Italy isn’t an easy task. Mainly because it is a large country with much to see and it is most likely you will miss out on some of your Italy bucket lists. However, if you get prepared and lay out your itinerary well,Continue reading “One Week in Italy- Where should I go?”