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On or off the beaten path?

This thing called the ‘beaten path’ really isn’t such a bad place. Everyone wants to avoid it, but you have to consider that it includes many of the beautiful destinations and experiences that create the best travel memories…Michelangelo’s David, the … Continue reading

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Italy’s new tourism tax: What you should know

In March 2011, the Italian legislature passed a decree that created a new tourism tax to be paid by visitors to Italy, and collected by the accommodations where they are staying. The purpose is to raise revenue that municipalities can … Continue reading

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Today’s Italy Travel Tip: Pick the Right Season

Italy is a joy to visit any time, but there can be certain advantages to choosing the time of year you go. The most popular time to visit is during July and August, the height of summer.   This is … Continue reading

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