About Italy

From cultural wonders like the Colosseum, Sistine Chapel, Pantheon and more in Rome, to the rolling hills of Tuscany, artistic heritage of Florence, meandering canals of Venice and everything in between, it really is a cocktail of delights. With pink bougainvillea growing wild across terracotta roofs, quaint little cafe's serving steaming espresso and homemade delights from secret, long-held family recipes. Italy will inspire you, delight you, move you and open your eyes like nowhere else on earth.

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9th June 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

Where to find the best food in Florence

The food in Florence has many of the flavors and ingredients that you may be familiar with if you’ve tried Italian cuisine, but it also has some distinct characteristics. Because of a 16th-century trade dispute with Pisa, the bread is made with little to no salt. Despite the fact that the salt embargo has been lifted for a long time, Florentine bread is still made without salt, and other traditional dishes are made with bold flavors to complement the saltless bread....

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20th April 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Venice (that aren’t Gondolas)

Don’t get me wrong — gondolas are a fascinating part of Venice’s history and taking a boat ride in one is a great way to spend an afternoon while you’re in the city. That said, there is so much more to Venice than gondolas — the city is filled with hidden gems and amazing things to do....

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17th April 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Florence (that aren’t the Duomo)

Home to the most famous art galleries in the world and truly mesmerizing architecture, there is no doubt Florence should be on your travel bucket list. But, while many travelers swarm to the birthplace of the Renaissance to see the iconic Duomo, there is so much more to discover and enjoy in the Italian city....

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31st March 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Rome (that aren’t the Colosseum)  

Easily one of the most beautiful cities you’ll ever see, Rome is one of the great cultural centers of the universe. Its rich history, incredible eats, and romantic streets will take your breath away at every turn. When it comes to things to do in Rome, you are endlessly spoiled for choice. Whether you’re bathing in the glow of iconic art and rich history or watching the world go by as you sip Chianti in one of the many buzzing piazzas, this is easily one of the top ten greatest cities in...

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13th February 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best things to do on the Amalfi Coast  

While traveling Italy for two weeks, I fell in love with the Amalfi Coast. It’s one of the greatest treasures of Italy —and that’s saying a lot in a country packed with some of the most impressive architecture, food, and cultural wonders on the planet! When it comes to things to do on the Amalfi Coast, the options are endless. From the rich culture and history of the Amalfi Coast cities to the tucked-away wonders of the countryside, this place truly has it all....