Italy travel tips and guide

Travel Guide to Italy


Italy is a popular country to explore for almost everyone that travels to Europe, in fact, it was one of the first countries my father explored on his first trip overseas after 50 plus years. The small but beautiful town of Tropea was a location he wanted to witness for himself while in Europe. There is also a wide variety of difference and experiences to be had depending on if you are travelling in the north or south of Italy.

Italy is a country that is holding on to many of its old traditions and ways of life still to this day. Large family gatherings and loud social events shared over long-loved Italian dishes are common occurrences. It is also a heavily religious country with Catholic beliefs followed throughout much of the country in both the north and the south.

Popular cities to visit in Italy are Rome, Milan, Venice, Florence, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. Things to do in Italy include visiting the famous wine region of Tuscany, hiking between the Cinque Terre towns, hiking an active volcano in Sicily, finding the best pizza and pasta dishes, visit the Rome Colosseum and grabbing a tourist photo beside the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Below are travel tips, hacks, advice and adventure stories that will ensure you are ready to travel any destination in Italy.

Hiking and Outdoor Adventures


Spilling The Truth On Sicily’s Most Aggressive Local

Some might even have been put off from visiting this Italian Island just from these stories. I’m sure you have heard the myths and rumours surrounding Sicily and its interesting background. What if I said that the most aggressive and violent local had been occupying the Sicilian Island district for ...
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Adventure Activities in Italy

Recent Blog Posts


A small town next to the water of the Mediterranean Sea at Cinque Terre, Italy

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Spilling The Truth On Sicily’s Most Aggressive Local

Some might even have been put off from visiting this Italian Island just from these stories. I’m sure you have heard the myths and rumours surrounding Sicily and its interesting background. What if I said that the most aggressive and violent local had been occupying the Sicilian Island district for ...
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