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Where to stay in Bologna

Where to stay in Bologna

If you are planning a vacation in Northern Italy, Bologna makes an excellent home base for exploring the Emilia-Romagna region. Whether you visit for the food, the history or the architecture, you will find many places to stay in Bologna that suit your travel style. Using our Bologna accommodation guide, we’ll help you choose where to stay in Bologna and suggest several Bologna hotels for a range of budgets. We will cover off all types of Bologna accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Bologna hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Bologna Italy, the best Bologna hotels, best places in Bologna to visit, the best places to stay in Bologna, hotels near Bologna attractions, Bologna neighborhood guide and many more. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Italy. Need data for your trip to…
Where to stay in Venice

Where to stay in Venice

With so many interesting tourist attractions and activities, choosing where to stay in Venice Italy is an important part of your trip planning. Whether you are looking for family friendly Venice accommodation or budget friendly hostels in Venice, we can help you find the best place to stay in Venice. Keep reading to find out which Venice neighborhood, or sestieri, is right for you. With so many hotels in Venice, Italy, let us help you narrow them down. We will cover off all types of Venice accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Venice hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Venice Italy, the best Venice hotels, best places in Venice to visit, the best places to stay in Venice, hotels near Venice attractions, Venice neighborhood guide and many more. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and…
Weird, Unusual and Unique Things to do in Rome for First Time Travellers (Plus a Few Classics)

Weird, Unusual and Unique Things to do in Rome for First Time Travellers (Plus a Few Classics)

If it is your first visit to Rome I would suggest refreshing yourself  with a bit of the history of Rome before you arrive, it will help you to better immerse yourself into Roman culture. It's a city of historical sights and landmarks, so the more you know the easier it is to put the pieces together. We’ve created a list of weird, unusual and unique things to do in Rome. You can either see the attractions in the below order (which I’ve found to be the most efficient way to see a heap of sites in a few days without having to double back) or pick and choose which ones you want to see. So let's get started! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID…
10 things to see and do in Florence

A Weekend Guide to Florence – 10 things to see and do in Florence

You’ve got just two days to create and carry out your dream travel itinerary in Florence. Here are 10 things that you simply must do and the places that you have to see in the city. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Italy. Need data for your trip to Italy? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. Read more on Italy:  60 Fantastic and fun things to do in…
Best Day Trips from Florence

Best Day Trips from Florence

Tourists have been flocking to Italy’s Tuscany region for generations. Lush, rolling hills bear the olives and grapes that produce some of Italy’s finest products. Florence is the capital of this region, and a great place to base yourself for a Tuscan vacation. The city of Florence has much to offer to it’s visitors: some of the world’s most famous Renaissance art and architecture is found here. Florence is the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region and a cultural hub for Renaissance art and architecture. You will see many references in Florence to the Medici Family, a political dynasty that ruled Florence for 300 years and used their banking fortune to help foster the Italian Renaissance. Florence is also a hub for delicious and simple Tuscan cuisine. Florence is relatively small and easy to travel by foot and/or public transportation. The major airport is in nearby Pisa, and you can then…
The Best Day Trips from Venice

The Best Day Trips from Venice

People say that who hasn't lost their way in Venice at least once, has not truly experienced the city. The small, charming alleys are perfect for relaxed strolls, you can endlessly meander around the beautiful city admiring the architecture of astonishingly raised buildings, cute bridges and beautifully tiled pavements. What you may not know about Venice is that the city can be a great hub for day trips and excursions! Have a browse through our recommendations for best day trips from Venice Italy. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Italy. Need data for your trip to Italy? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I…
20 Things to do on the Amalfi Coast - That People Actually Do!

20 Things to do on the Amalfi Coast – That People Actually Do!

The Amalfi Coast is a 50-kilometre stretch along the Sorrentine Peninsula in southern Italy. The picturesque Meditteranean landscape shows off both crystal blue beaches and winding mountains, making it an inviting destination for a summer holiday. Made up of multiple small towns including Amalfi town, there are so many unique things to do on the Amalfi Coast. If you’re planning a trip or are eager to learn more about the region’s attractions, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 20 fun, adventurous and interesting things to do on the Amalfi Coast.  Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Italy. Need data for your trip to Italy? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get…
18 Things to do in Naples - That People Actually Do!

18 Things to do in Naples – That People Actually Do!

Naples is an ancient city along the Bay of Naples in the south of Italy. Considered one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, the area is full of diverse art and architecture. Naples offers everything you’d expect from an Italian city and more, from pizza and gelato to ancient cultural attractions. If you’re wondering what to do and what to see in Naples, Italy, here are 18 suggestions of the top tourist attractions and activities you won’t want to miss. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Italy. Need data for your trip to Italy? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would…
Budget Travel Guide to Trento

Budget Travel Guide to Trento

Nestled amongst the mountains of Northern Italy, Trento is one of the country's most underrated destinations. In fact, for many tourists Trento is a totally unknown destination in comparison to Italy's more traditional getaways, such as Milan or Venice, but for budget travellers that's perfect, because, you'll escape those inflated tourist prices. Trento is spectacular too, surrounded by glorious scenery and stacked full of history. You can hike into the mountains in summer, ski in winter and delve into the heritage all through the year. To inspire your trip to the Italian mountains, here's our budget travel guide to Trento. Plan your trip to Italy Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Italy. Need data for your trip to Italy? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Trento

Ultimate Travel Guide to Trento

Trento is an unassuming city surrounded by mountains and if it weren’t for the gelaterias on every corner and many bistros serving huge plates of fresh pasta, you could easily mistake it for a Swiss or Austrian alpine town. In reality, Trento is the capital city of the Trentino-Alto Adige region in Northern Italy, specifically the northwest. A modest-sized city of just over 100,000 residents, Trento is the gateway to the Dolomites region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its natural beauty and adventurous outdoor activities like rock climbing, hiking and skiing. The city of Trento itself is a beautiful, relaxing place to spend a few days or base yourself to explore the wider region. Trento’s Piazza Duomo is the heart of the city and can boast many affordable restaurants serving unfussy Italian dishes with fresh ingredients and tried-and-tested recipes. The San Vigilio Cathedral and Neptune’s Fountain are the…