Italy from a local perspective! This guide highlights the insights gathered from my years of living in & traveling around the boot. Guaranteed to help you to make the most of your Italian adventures!
Italy... It's home of The Coliseum, DaVinci, Armani, great works of art, stunning landscapes, passionate people who like to talk with their hands, vespas, pizza, gelato & wine. Lots of wine!
Italy is one of a kind. And here you will find amazing things on just about every corner.
But, make no mistake. A trip to Italy is not just about what you see or do, it’s about how Italy changes you.
Making the most of a trip to Italy starts before you go. Be prepared, so you can choose the places, spaces and experiences that call to you.
Slow down and enjoy the pace of Italian life. Revel in the in-between moments like savoring your morning espresso in an outdoor cafe.
Extend the good feelings by sharing your memories with friends & family. Share that photo or facetime your sister from Rome!
Whether it is walking the ancient streets of Rome, driving the Tuscan countryside or eating a mouthwatering meal- Italy delights & inspires like no other.
With thousands of years of history & more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than just about any other country, it really is no wonder it’s one of the most visited places in the world.
Italy is the ideal place to explore like a local, create authentic experiences, & find unexpected surprises. So, go on & pack your bags! Italy is waiting for you.
The information & insights in this guide have been gathered over my years of living in and traveling across Italy. I've certainly learned a thing or two, both the easy & the hard way!
So rest assured, these tips will save you time, energy, money and most likely a few headaches. That way you can better focus on making the best of what Italy has to offer!
What to know about
First, know that Lodging costs can vary greatly due to the location and season
Budget Accommodation (Hostels / shared rooms) run from 20-50 euro a night & private rooms are more
Mid-range lodging runs from about 40-100 euro a night per person
Convent & Monastery Guest Houses offer economical lodging across Italy
An Agriturismo stay is a local & authentic way to experience a working farm
- debra Levinson
“One of the great joys of traveling through Italy is discovering firsthand that it is, indeed, a dream destination.”
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