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A Quick Guide To The Italian Christmas Markets

It is nearly the time…  It is nearly the Christmas time…  But most importantly – it is nearly the time for visiting the Italian Christmas Markets! During this special time – all cities are getting “dressed up” with a lot of colourful lights and decorations.  And all the shops are getting swamped with people trying to buy the best gifts ever. The …

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One Day In The Chianti: 5 Things To Do To Enjoy It!

If you are in Florence you cannot miss the opportunity to spend at least one day in the Chianti countryside. I will tell you here the 5 things to do to enjoy it at it’s best! The Chianti area in Tuscany extends over the provinces of Florence and Siena.  Chianti area is one of the most beautiful in the whole region, as well as …

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The 5 Best Panoramic Locations in Florence

If you’re heading to Florence and are wondering about the best panoramic views in the city – this article is for you.  We will not only tell you where they are, we will also show you how to visit them in a good sequential order, so you could save time, and experience this city from the best angles that it has …

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Crime, Tourism, and the City of Naples

When I booked my ticket to Naples, I didn’t know of its terrible reputation being one of the most criminal cities in Italy, and in Europe.  From what I remembered reading about the South of Italy earlier was the general antipathy of the Northern (and Middle) regions of the country towards the South.  Italians consider people from the South to be …

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A Different Day in Milan: Advice From a Local

When you think or hear about Milan, you immediately associate it with the Duomo, the Sforzesco castle and the “quadrilatero della moda” – symbols that for sure had helped this city to make it recognizable all around the World.  But, let me say, Milan has definitely more to offer to its visitors. If you’re a tourist planning to stay some days …