Finding Public Restrooms in Europe

We’ve all been there. You’re out enjoying some sightseeing during your travels when suddenly you start to wonder where the nearest toilet is. And as you realize you are in a foreign country with language and cultural barriers, a slight panic may start to set in. Nature’s call is surely not a convenient aspect of […]

5 Reasons to be Thankful for Italy

‘Tis the season for gratitude, and even though Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, we should continue to reflect on what we are thankful for. To give you a little gratitude and travel inspiration, here are 5 reasons to be thankful for Italy.   1 Food Pizza, spaghetti alla carbonara, bruschetta, tiramisu, gelato. The list […]

8 Most Haunted Places in Italy

Halloween is here and how better we to celebrate than exploring the 8 most haunted places in Italy. Enjoy, if you dare. 1. Poveglia Island – Venice As if hosting 160,000 plague victims wasn’t enough, this island was also home to an asylum for the mentally ill ran by a doctor with a penchant for […]

Pictures to Inspire Travel to Italy in the Fall

Italy is always beautiful, but when the yellows, oranges, and reds of fall are added in, the results are breathtaking. Drives through the Tuscan countryside, tours of vineyards, and walks through parks are enchanting experiences during the autumn season. Here are a few pictures to inspire you to visit Italy in the fall. Who we […]

Bring Italy to Your Kitchen | Tiramisu

Before going to Rome, I had never tried tiramisu. And honestly, I’m glad I didn’t have any sub-par American version beforehand because this rich Italian dessert deserves to be experienced in its homeland. Finding Rome’s best tiramisu became a mission for my fellow study abroad students and me (which, on a side note, can be […]