A honeymoon in Italy has it all: culturally rich cities, ancient treasures, contemporary art, cozy wine bars and panoramic vistas that create romantic backdrops. It’s one of the world’s premiere honeymoon destinations for good reason: Italy has everything you’ll ever want for the perfect getaway with the person you love most.
The country’s beauty and popularity attracts millions of visitors each year. Its allure comes mainly from its historical significance, its aura of high taste and its natural beauty. However, this same popularity has its drawbacks: Italy’s classy reputation and relative distance can intimidate couples who are working with a tight budget.
If you’ve visited Rome for the first time, chances are you’ve seen Rome’s architectural marvels, the Coliseum, St. Peter’s, Trevi Fountain and its other famed and fabled tourist attractions. But if you’re willing to get away from the crowds and discover some unusual tourist attractions, you’ll be rewarded with a some very special glimpses life in the eternal city. Consider adding some of these intriguing Roman sites to your itinerary:
All of my favorites are included! Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very ‘best of ‘ are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers in the world. Lonely Planet has earned the reputation of […]
Have you ever watched an episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and wished you were sitting in that red Camaro riding along with Guy Fieri, nibbling and chatting your way down the road? Or perhaps you’ve watched a PBS special and fantasized about exploring a wilderness region with the host. Well perk up…. there’s a […]
Make the most of your end-of-year holidays and spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve abroad. As well as the big city celebrations around the world, some hostels have also arranged parties on-site to create a friendly and festive atmosphere. Party where you’re sleeping and there will be no expensive taxis home or late night waits for the bus.
Beware The Speed Monitoring Traffic Machine! It seems the exuberant Italians have a new love, the inexpensive speed monitoring traffic machine! After the introduction of this nifty traffic snapping photography machine a few years ago, Italian authorities have become true devotees of this technology - snapping photos of unsuspecting motorists going a mile or two […]
This sale from Alitalia really grabbed our attention! Imagine spending a romantic weekend strolling the cobbled streets and lanes of Rome with your heart’s desire. Stop for a cappuccino here, pick up a chic leather handbag there, oh new butter soft leather gloves? – well of course!…, and then let’s meander into a gelaterie to […]
Local food markets give a glimpse into the soul of a destination. The crops that local farmers grow and the culinary creations that food artisans produce speak to the history of the location and the traditions of its citizens. Nothing is more pleasing and engrossing than roaming among the stalls of a neighborhood farmer’s market […]
The ancient world meets the virtual world in the famous Diocletian Baths in Rome. Open for just a month, this new venture invites visitors to immerse themselves in a virtual world where they walk the streets of ancient Rome while exploring public buildings and a regal villa. The virtual reconstruction, which cost more than $1.1 […]