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Emergency Numbers in Italy

Emergency Numbers in Italy Emergency situations may occur even while vacationing in Italy wherein you need to call for help.  Let’s hope not, but better to be prepared, so take note of these numbers.  Here are the emergency numbers in Italy to call if the need should arise. Travel the world with us!

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If You’re From One of These Four States, You’ll Likely Need a Passport for a Domestic Flight

Driver’s licenses from New York, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and the American Samoa will no longer be enough to get on a domestic commercial flight. Read the rest of this article by Samantha Shankman for Travel & Leisure here: If You’re From One of These Four States, You’ll Likely Need a Passport for a Domestic […]

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Guess the location!

Guess the location! This 19th century castle was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Travel the world with us! Explore destination ideas, different cultures and learn travel tips. Whether you are looking to plan a holiday or experience a virtual vacation, sit back and enjoy!   Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria, Germany.

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Guess the location!

Guess the location! This landmark is a residence and principal workplace. Travel the world with us! Explore destination ideas, different cultures and learn travel tips. Whether you are looking to plan a holiday or experience a virtual vacation, sit back and enjoy! Buckingham Palace is located in London, England.

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Christmas time in Piazza della Repubblica

Christmas time in Piazza della Repubblica Every piazza in Florence is decorated for Christmas and special. However, in Piazza della Repubblica, you will see the department store Rinascente all dressed for Christmas. I had only seen photos in the past but to see it in person is nothing short of magnificent. Here are some photos […]

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San Miniato Truffle Fair

San Miniato Truffle Fair The medieval village of San Miniato is located half way between Florence and Pisa. The village is set on a hill top and offers splendid panoramic views. Read more about San Miniato and the famous truffles here. The San Miniato Truffle fair takes place during the last 3 weekends in November. […]

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Thanksgiving in Florence

Thanksgiving in Florence Today was my first Thanksgiving in Florence and I didn’t want to miss out on “turkey day”.  I definitely missed my family and friends back home, but I was happy to share this American tradition with an Italian friend who never before experienced it. After calling many restaurants, I decided to go […]

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View from Piazzale Michelangelo

View from Piazzale Michelangelo Piazzale Michelangelo offers a stunning panoramic view of Florence. The view from this location includes the Duomo, Santa Croce, Palazzo Vecchio and the bridges along the Arno including the Ponte Vecchio. The Square can easily be reached by car, bus or an uphill walk. It is filled with tourists all day […]

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