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Find Out What We Tried During A Visit To McDonald’s Italy

McDonald’s ItalyDuring our month-long trip around the Balkans, we decided to make a slight detour to Italy for a day. The city of Trieste was very close to Slovenia so it was too hard to resist.

While Kim, Lucas and I had been to Italy multiple times, this would be Theo’s first time and his 40th country visited! Continue reading Find Out What We Tried During A Visit To McDonald’s Italy

Next Summer You’ll Need To Book In Advance & Pay Fees To Visit Venice

VeniceVenice is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy thanks in part to its uniqueness from the canals.

An overabundance of tourists is one downfall of Venice’s popularity, making things difficult for locals . T+L mentions that “thousands of locals were leaving the city, pushed out by throngs of tourists and increasing rent prices.” Continue reading Next Summer You’ll Need To Book In Advance & Pay Fees To Visit Venice

“Wine Windows” From 1600s In Italy Being Used Again To Serve Drinks

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The Coronavirus Pandemic has made it extremely hard on businesses like restaurants and bars. It isn’t easy to serve customers while maintaining social distancing.

Shops in Italy have been getting creative with a way to serve customers by using a method they did back in the 1600s. Continue reading “Wine Windows” From 1600s In Italy Being Used Again To Serve Drinks

Sicily Creates Fund To Pay Half The Cost For Travelers To Visit

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I’m sure that many of you have had to cancel trips due to the coronavirus pandemic and would love to get away when it’s safe to do so in the future.

I was supposed to go with Lucas to China in February. We canceled that trip and decided to go to the Netherlands instead. We also had a family trip to the Galapagos planned for Spring Break. You can probably guess how that worked out. What can you do… Continue reading Sicily Creates Fund To Pay Half The Cost For Travelers To Visit

Don’t Use Google Maps In This Italian Town!

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Since getting T-Mobile a few years back, we’ve found Google Maps to be an indispensable tool when we rent a car around the world.

While Google Maps isn’t perfect, we usually don’t have much issue with finding our intended destination.

Lonely Planet reports that one “Italian town doesn’t want you to use Google Maps.” Continue reading Don’t Use Google Maps In This Italian Town!

Win A Trip For 2 To Rome + Tix To The Italian Open Tennis Tournament

Italian OpenColavita Olive Oil is giving one lucky winner a trip for two to Rome to attend the Italian Open tennis tournament.

The prize includes airfare, hotel stay and a VIP experience at the tournament.

I haven’t been to Rome in years so I’d love to win this prize. Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To Rome + Tix To The Italian Open Tennis Tournament

Tourists Brawl Over Selfie Spot At Rome’s Trevi Fountain

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When traveling, it can be frustrating when you can’t get a good photo due to others being in your pictures or hogging up the best spot.

Recently, a group of tourists got into a big brawl at Rome’s Trevi Fountain due to two women “aiming for the perfect selfie,” according to Fox News. Continue reading Tourists Brawl Over Selfie Spot At Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Hilton Giving Away 100 $100 Gift Cards + Grand Prize Trip To 1/3 Destinations

hiltonHilton is currently running the Pick Your Paradise Giveaway where one lucky winner will win a trip to the destination of their choice from either Hawaii, China or Italy.

One hundred other winners will win a $100 Hilton gift card!  Continue reading Hilton Giving Away 100 $100 Gift Cards + Grand Prize Trip To 1/3 Destinations