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All about Croatia

08/29/2016 in Croatia

Unique in so many ways, Croatia has roots extending from ancient times and a great cultural wealth telling of its turbulent history extending from the Roman era, through the Renaissance, the Baroque period and the Ottoman conquests right up to the present day which are exceptionally appealing to all who visit the country. If we then add to this rich...


Popular destinations in Italy

08/28/2016 in Anywhere

Amalfi Coast— stunningly beautiful rocky coastline, so popular that private cars are banned in the summer months.

Capri — the famed island in the Bay of Naples, formerly a favored resort of the Roman emperors.

Cinque Terre — five tiny, scenic, towns strung along the steep vineyard-laced coast of Liguria.

Italian Alps — some of the most beautiful mountains in Europe, including Mont...


Glamorous cities in Italy

08/28/2016 in Anywhere

There are hundreds of Italian cities. Here are nine of its most famous

Rome (Roma) — the capital, both of Italy and, in the past, of the Roman Empire until 285 AD.

Bologna — one of the world’s great university cities that is filled with history, culture, technology and food.

Florence (Firenze) — the Renaissance city known for its architecture and art that...


How to stay healthy in Italy

08/28/2016 in Anywhere

Italian hospitals are public and offer completely free high-standard treatment for EU travellers, although, as anywhere else, you may have to wait quite long to be treated unless you’re in a serious condition. Emergency rooms are called PRONTOSOCCORSO. Emergency assistance is granted even to non-EU travelers. For non-emergency assistance, non-EU citizens are required to pay out-of-pocket, there is no convention...


Love shopping? What to buy in Italy

08/28/2016 in Anywhere

Currency

Italy uses the euro (€, EUR). It is one of 25 European countries that uses this common European currency: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain (which are all eurozone countries of the European Union or EU) together with the six non-EU members Andorra, Kosovo, Monaco,...


Things you need to know about Italy

08/28/2016 in Anywhere

Italy is largely a peninsula situated on the Mediterranean Sea, bordering France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia in the north. The country, which is boot-shaped, is surrounded by the Ligurian Sea, the Sardinian Sea, and the Tyrrhenian Sea in the west, the Sicilian and Ionian Sea in the South, and Adriatic Sea in the East. Italian is the official language spoken...


Cool things to do in Italy

08/19/2016 in Italy

One of the great things about Italy is that its long thin shape means that when you get fed up with sightseeing you are but a relatively short distance from a beach. But when you get there you might be rather confused, especially if you come from a country where beach access is free to all.

In theory that is the...


How to get around in Italy

08/20/2016 in Italy

By train

Trains in Italy are generally good value; frequent, but of mixed reliability.
The railway market in Italy has been recently opened to competition, so on some high speed routes you have the choice between “Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori” (privately owned) and “Trenitalia” (state owned). On every other route, the state is the sole player, with either Trenitalia or a regional operator...


Dublin's top 10 tourist attractions

08/16/2016 in Dublin South

Dublin, Ireland is one of the oldest cities in the world but it is also one of the most modern. As such, a visit to Dublin can provide tourists with an even balance of the city's historical roots and its promising future.

No matter what kind of activities you are interested in you will likely be able to find them in...


Fascinating sights in Italy

08/16/2016 in Italy

There is so much to see in Italy that it is difficult to know where to begin. Virtually every small village has an interesting location or two, plus a couple of other things to see.

Etruscan Italy.

If you have limited time and no potential to travel outside the main cities, then don’t miss the amazing collection at the Etruscan Museum at...