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Places in Rome Where It’s Less Crowded, But Just As Splendid

Places in Rome Where It's Less Crowded, But Just As Splendid

Rome has so much to offer, but tourists often end up visiting the usual sites like the Colosseum and Vatican City. Whitney Webster, a contributor for Conde Nast Traveler, provides a list of great alternatives to classic attractions located in the City of Seven Hills. Skip the Colosseum; Visit the Baths of Caracalla While the […]

Finding the Best Airline Deals

Finding the Best Airline Deals

It is one thing to find cheap airfare, but another thing to find the best deal. With airfare changing by the hour and airlines removing their fares from travel websites, it is indeed a challenge. USA Today has come up with this guide to get the most out of cheap airfares. Sign up for free […]

How to Get Cheap Airfare

How to Get Cheap Airfare

The airline industry struggles to get by this difficult economy as it continues to raise fees and add fees to cope up with high fuel prices. The income it is earning still does not help because Americans now opt for “staycations,” spending vacations within their cities instead of flying to other destinations. Experts, however, say […]

Ten Tourist Spots to Visit Before They Are Gone

Ten Tourist Spots to Visit Before They Are Gone

It is heartbreaking to hear news about the drastic changes in our environment, with global warming only making it worse. By 2030, the Great Barrier Reef will be bleached; the Arctic ice caps will melt, leaving the North Pole bare; and glaciers in the Swiss Alps and Mount Kilimanjaro would be gone. The immediacy of […]

World's Unique Travel Destinations

World's Unique Travel Destinations

When traveling abroad, why bother choosing the usual destinations packed with tourists and rude citizens? The world has a lot of options and a few of them can provide a unique experience you can call your own. The Azores Islands (pictured) – Located in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, the Portuguese-ruled, autonomous region […]

Things To Do In Venice

Things To Do In Venice

As one of the premier tourist spots in the world, Venice is home to so many breathtaking vintage architectural wonders and marvels. It is considered to be one of the most attractive places in the world and it would be a very good starting point if you plan to tour the world. One of the most interesting things to note about Venice is that it still looks and feels the same as it was centuries ago. Some of its most important sites still retain the aura that it had years before and that’s what is mo…

Venice Eating and Drinking Guide

Venice Eating and Drinking Guide

If you happen to find yourself in Venice, then make sure you set aside ample time for dining and eating because those two things can never be separated from this place. Venice is home to some of the best restaurants that you will ever come to. You have so many selections in this Italian city. You have restaurants that serve specialties such as polenta which is made of corn meal, risotto with cuttlefish ink sauce and so many other foods. If, however, you find yourself being pimped by a waiter to …

Things To Do in Florence

Things To Do in Florence

Called by the locals as Firenze, Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region in Italy. It is a fantastically beautiful city, sparkling with cultural, artistic, and architectural gems. The city was the center of the Italian Renaissance-home of the famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Dante, Machiavelli, and Michelangelo-and remains one of the world’s top attractions for art lovers. If you are planning to travel to Florence, here are some reminders that you may find handy.Visit its many mus…

Getting Around Florence

Getting Around Florence

Florence, one of Italy’s most famous cities, is the center of Italian Renaissance. This fantastically beautiful city, with all its magnificent palaces, squares, and other works of architecture and art, has been one of the country’s top tourist destinations.Believe it or not, traveling around Florence (or Firenze as the locals call it) is not much of a hassle or frustration, as you can see in the following:Florence is a walk-around city Most of the city’s major tourist sights are within easy walk…

Getting Around Rome

Getting Around Rome

It is best to travel in Rome using public transportation, as driving here can be hellish especially if you are on a motorbike. Here are some tips that are helpful in going around the Eternal City.Stazione Termini This Metro underground railway station is the heart of the transport system. Not only does the two rail lines pass through here, but there is also a major bus station nearby.Beware of “fake” taxis Some private citizens dress up their cars to make it look like cabs, strategically locatin…