Things to know before you visit Italy

I love Italy. I know, not exactly a controversial opinion. History, culture, art, food, sun, beautiful landscapes and charming people, Italy has all the elements of paradise. But it also has its downside. It’s a country of irregular public transportation, a slowly increasing English proficiency and especially in the south, dirt and crime. But I’m not trying to scare you away. Instead, just prepare yourself with these tips below so that you can fall in love with Italy as deeply as I have: … More Things to know before you visit Italy

Things to do in Trieste

Trieste is an absolutely lovely seaside city. It’s beautiful, calm and clean (by Italian standards), vibrant and international. Near the border with Slovenia, Austria, and Hungary, Trieste has been pinged around between different nations during the ages. All those different nationalities have left their mark on the architecture, culture, and cuisine of Trieste, making it a truly unique place in Italy. I had a great time exploring this wonderful city, so here are my tips on things to do in Trieste: … More Things to do in Trieste

Things to do in Genova

Tourism in Genova only really took off about 5 years ago, and it is still an underrated destination. There are hardly any “tourist traps” in Genova. Instead, prices are fair, food is great and everything is enjoyed by the locals as much as the visitors. My favourite thing about Genova is how it is such a melting pot. People from all walks of life live side by side. Here is what you have to see and do to experience all the best things of Genova: … More Things to do in Genova

Things to do in Naples

Naples has a bit of a reputation as a dangerous and dirty city, due to its mafia history. These days, Naples is a beautiful city with just the right amount of grit and edge to be fun. Unlike big tourist destinations like Venice and Florence, Naples has not fallen prey to gentrification. Even in summer, the city is filled with Italians going about their life, not paying much mind to the tourists. … More Things to do in Naples