What to do in Naples, Florida: The Ultimate Guide To the Paradise Coast

What to do in Naples, Florida: The Ultimate Guide To the Paradise Coast

Wondering what to do in Naples, the jewel of Florida's Paradise Coast? With its palm tree-lined avenues, world class beaches, and small-town feel, it's a perfect destination for a luxury getaway, romantic escape, or family vacation. Here's your ultimate guide for what to do in Naples, Florida with kids or just the two of you. 

CHECKING IN! Thyme Inn: A Luxury Gem in the Historic Heart of Culpeper, Virginia

CHECKING IN! Thyme Inn: A Luxury Gem in the Historic Heart of Culpeper, Virginia

Thyme Inn, one of the most luxurious hotels in Culpeper, Virginia, is a perfect blend of historic elegance and small town charm. With an ideal location in the heart of the historic downtown, Thyme Inn offers visitors a sumptuous and comfortable stay in one of the most charming small towns of Virginia. 

Tuscany Wine Tours: Tasting Vernaccia Di San Gimignano

Tuscany Wine Tours: Tasting Vernaccia Di San Gimignano

San Gimignano is one of the most popular day trips from Florence, and a winery tour makes for a perfect afternoon. Cappella Sant'Andrea Winery is a producer of organic Vernaccia di San Gimignano, a crisp Italian white wine that's completely unique to the area. Be sure and add it to the list of Tuscany wine tours you take on your next visit to Italy. 

Take the Gainesville Food Tour: A Mouth-Watering Intro to the Best of Gainesville, Florida

Take the Gainesville Food Tour: A Mouth-Watering Intro to the Best of Gainesville, Florida

There's so much brewing in Gainesville, Florida from craft beer and spirits to a burgeoning food scene, so where do you begin to discover it all? Take the Gainesville Food Tour, a fun 3-hour walking food tour that explores the best foods, history, and local culture in this hip university town!

Where to Find the Best Shelling Beach on Sanibel Island, Florida

Where to Find the Best Shelling Beach on Sanibel Island, Florida

Sanibel Island beaches in southwest Florida are teeming with gorgeous seashells, but where can you find the best beaches on Sanibel for shelling? Here's your ultimate guide to Sanibel shelling: the how, when, and where to find the best shells.

One Legend, Two Museums: Taking the Ferrari Tour in Modena and Maranello, Italy

One Legend, Two Museums: Taking the Ferrari Tour in Modena and Maranello, Italy

The name Ferrari is so big in Italy they needed two museums to honor the legendary brand - both the automobile and the man who built it. The Ferrari Museum Maranello and the Museo Enzo Ferrari are part of the Ferrari tour and a required visit for any fan of the Prancing Horse. For a price, you can even drive a Ferrari in Italy, an experience you'll never forget!

Salute! Tasting The Best Italian Wines of Emilia Romagna On a Bologna Wine Tour

Salute! Tasting The Best Italian Wines of Emilia Romagna On a Bologna Wine Tour

One of the best things to do in Bologna Italy for food and wine lovers is taking a Bologna wine tour of the Valsamoggia region and discovering wines completely unique to the region, like organic Pignoletto wine. Can you think of anything better than enjoying the wines of Emilia Romagna - some of the best Italian wines - than right at the source? Salute!

Cinque Terre: Hiking the 5 Lands for an Authentic View of Italy’s Ligurian Coast

Cinque Terre: Hiking the 5 Lands for an Authentic View of Italy’s Ligurian Coast

Want to visit the Cinque Terre away from the heavy crowds? Along the colorful 5 towns of Cinque Terre, hiking is a great way to see a more natural view of the Ligurian coast. The Cinque Terre National Park offers light to moderate trail hiking, endless blue Mediterranean vistas and charming hillside towns in between.

Authentic Venice: Savoring Dinner with Locals at Home

Authentic Venice: Savoring Dinner with Locals at Home

If you really want to get to the heart of a culture, try the food. And what better way to experience the local food culture in Venice, Italy than by dining with locals at home, enjoying Venetian food specialties prepared by them with love!

Authentic Italy: An Off-the-Beaten-Path Venice Walking Tour

Authentic Italy: An Off-the-Beaten-Path Venice Walking Tour

Get off-the-beaten-path in one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world - Venice, Italy. This self-guided Venice walking tour with downloadable Google map takes you through some of the less crowded sites, markets, and hidden alleys of the City of Bridges and Canals for a glimpse into authentic Venezia! 

Authentic Venice: Exploring the Traditional Food and Wine of Sant'Erasmo, the Garden of the Doge

Authentic Venice: Exploring the Traditional Food and Wine of Sant'Erasmo, the Garden of the Doge

Despite being overrun with tourists, you can still find authenticity and tradition in the world's most beautiful places like Venice, Italy - you just have to know where to look. We recently experienced the rich Venetian history and tradition by tasting it in the local foods grown on the island of Sant'Erasmo, the Garden of the Doge in the Venice lagoon. A perfect slow travel and slow food experience in Italy!

A First Timer's Guide to Costa Rica, The Happiest Country in the World!

A First Timer's Guide to Costa Rica, The Happiest Country in the World!

The Central American country of Costa Rica is an amazing and diverse place, but can be challenging to get around to some of the more remote regions. Here's a breakdown of what to eat, when to go, where to stay, and things to do in Costa Rica especially if this is your first trip. The ultimate first timers guide to Costa Rica, unofficially The Happiest Country in the World! 

San Gimignano, Tuscany: Why You Should Eat, Play & Stay Longer Than a Day

San Gimignano, Tuscany: Why You Should Eat, Play & Stay Longer Than a Day

San Gimignano, the medieval Italian "city of beautiful towers", is an easy day trip from Florence, but it really deserves more time. Here's a start on things to see and do in San Gimignano and the perfect intro to this historic Tuscan hilltop town. 

Discover Italy Through These Authentic Slow Travel Tuscany Experiences

Discover Italy Through These Authentic Slow Travel Tuscany Experiences

Travelers today are looking for a deeper, more local, connection to the places they visit - to truly experience a place. Companies like Km Zero Tours in Tuscany are redefining what it means to see Italy with slow travel Tuscany experiences that introduce visitors to the local community and the producers who make it all come alive. 

Top 10 Movies To Watch Before Traveling to Italy!

Top 10 Movies To Watch Before Traveling to Italy!

Dreaming of Italy? It's no secret that travel moves us, and so does a good film, novel, or epic TV series. Cinematographers make Italy look irresistable, and these 10 movies are no exception - old favorites and new ones I guarantee you'll love - to get you dreaming and scheming of your next trip to la bella Italia! 

Truffle Hunting in Emilia Romagna: In Search of the World's Most Exquisite Food

Truffle Hunting in Emilia Romagna: In Search of the World's Most Exquisite Food

The delicate and intoxicating flavor of truffles is reason alone to want to go on one of the coolest food tours in Bologna -- truffle hunting in Emilia Romagna -- for the black summer truffle or white. But if you also like knowing where your food comes from, this is one of the most interesting foodie things to do in Bologna! 

Fun Things to Do in Bologna: A 2-Hour Bike Tour of the Historic City

Fun Things to Do in Bologna: A 2-Hour Bike Tour of the Historic City

Bicycling is as much a part of Italian culture as cafe life and wine in the afternoon. So what better way to see one of our favorite Italian cities than by bike. A 2-hour Bologna bike tour is just one of the many things to do in Bologna, Italy.

Balsamic di Modena: Why Is This Authentic Italian Food So Darn Expensive?

Balsamic di Modena: Why Is This Authentic Italian Food So Darn Expensive?

Why is traditional balsamic di Modena so expensive? It's one of the most authentic foods of Bologna and Emilia Romagna. Here's why you should invest in the best, and why you no longer need a plane ticket to get the good stuff! 

Larger Than Life: Inside The Modena Home of The Great Italian Tenor, Luciano Pavarotti

Larger Than Life: Inside The Modena Home of The Great Italian Tenor, Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti was undeniably the world's greatest opera singer of our time, and visiting his home in Modena, Italy gives you a rare glimpse into the Italian artist who reshaped opera and pop music as well. This popular tour is one of the many things to do in Modena, Italy.

A First Timer's Guide to Bologna: The Very Best of What to See, Eat, & Do

A First Timer's Guide to Bologna: The Very Best of What to See, Eat, & Do

To first time Bologna visitors, there's a curious nickname to this medieval Italian city. “La Rossa, la Grassa e la Dotta” sums up the very best of one of the most underrated cities in the world. This First Timers Guide to Bologna highlights the best of what to see, eat, explore, and fall in love with in just a few days or more.