Day Trips from Bologna, Italy

14 Easy + Amazing Day Trips from Bologna, Italy (by Train!)

Looking for day trips from Bologna, Italy? Located in the northeastern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, Bologna makes for a fabulous base from which to explore more of Italy. From historic cities to charming little towns, you have lots of options when it comes to choosing day trips from Bologna to … Read More

The Best Things to Do in Mantua Italy

11 Exciting Things to Do in Mantua, Italy (in One Day)!

Located in the Lombardy region in northern Italy, the historic city of Mantua is fabled for its understated charm and fabulous food. The city makes for an easy day trip from Bologna, Verona, or Milan. Read on to discover the best things to do in Mantua, Italy! Also known as … Read More

One Day in Orvieto, Italy: Things to Do + Travel Guide!

Looking for a charming Umbrian hill town to visit in one day? Consider Orvieto! There are just enough things to do in Orvieto to make for an engaging one day visit, although it’s so captivating you could stay longer. Easily done as a day trip from Rome, Orvieto has a … Read More

Gelato at Vivoli in Firenze

10 Best Gelato Places in Italy You Must Visit!

My husband and I love good gelato! On each visit to Italy, we’ve had gelato at every stop on our itinerary, sometimes more than once. Read on to discover my take on the best gelato places in Italy! Before we left for our first trip to Italy, I did a … Read More

Piazza Venezia Rome

Five Fabulous Free Things to Do in Rome!

In looking back upon our time in Rome, I realize that some of my most treasured memories of the Eternal City are associated with activities that are free. We did pay for several must-sees, including the Borghese Gallery and the climb up to the top of the dome of St. … Read More