Tag Archives: Italy

May Top Photos of the Month: Ciao, Italy!

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Say, “Ciao!” to Italy this spring by taking a look at Viator’s May Top Photos of the Month!

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May 5, 2015 by | Comments Off on May Top Photos of the Month: Ciao, Italy!

10 Must-Try Food and Drinks of Southern Italy’s Puglia Region

Making homemade "orecchiette" pasta in Puglia, Italy.

It’s easy to be well-fed in Puglia, Italy. Situated in the southern heel of the boot-shaped country, the region is known for its broad plains and limestone hills, as well as its simple, rustic cuisine: handmade orecchiette pasta,creamy burrata cheese, and tons of locally harvested seafood. If you love good food and drink, here are […]

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April 28, 2015 by | Comments Off on 10 Must-Try Food and Drinks of Southern Italy’s Puglia Region

A Local’s Guide to Rome

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Born and raised in Rome, Dino Margiotta has always been fascinated by the city’s winding cobblestone streets, famous sights and rich history. His love for his hometown inspired him to pursue a Ph.D. in history from the University of Rome. Today he shares his passion and extensive knowledge with visitors, working as a private Viator […]

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April 7, 2014 by | Comments Off on A Local’s Guide to Rome

Save 20% in Italy

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From now until April 2, 2014, when you buy two Italy tours you get 20% OFF of your 3rd tour! That’s right – Buy 2 tours, save 20% on your 3rd!

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March 20, 2014 by | Comments Off on Save 20% in Italy

Discovering the Old Italy: Puglia and Basilicata

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It wasn’t long ago that travel guidebooks ignored Southern Italy, but the regions of Puglia and Basilicata have long been top travel destinations among Italy’s domestic travelers. Why let them have all the fun?

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February 3, 2014 by | Comments Off on Discovering the Old Italy: Puglia and Basilicata

Meet Francesca Maria Casertano, a Private Guide in Rome

Meet Francesca!

Having been born and raised in Rome, Francesca Maria Casertano possesses a native’s intimate knowledge of Italy’s exuberant capital. Not only is she full of the sort of lesser-known facts and anecdotes that can truly bring Rome to life, she is also a licensed tourist guide and archaeologist who has worked at some of the […]

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December 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Francesca Maria Casertano, a Private Guide in Rome

Meet Sergio Grom, a Private Guide in Rome

Meet Sergio!

An historian and certified guide who has been working in the tourism industry for more than 40 years, Sergio has led tours all over Italy and Europe. Over the last few years, however, his focus has been on his native city. Simply put, Sergio knows his territory and can help his clients design the perfect […]

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September 25, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Sergio Grom, a Private Guide in Rome

The Magic of Turin: 7 Reasons to Visit

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Turin has never approached the popularity of top Italian tourist draws like Venice or Florence, but that undiscovered quality is just part of its charm. Turin, or Torino as the Italians call it, is an elegant city of arcaded streets and monumental squares, and on a clear day, the Alps gleam in the distance. But […]

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August 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on The Magic of Turin: 7 Reasons to Visit

Rome Vespa Tour: Off the Beaten Path

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From its ancient ruins to grandiose cathedrals and architecture there are many things to do in Rome. The UNESCO-designated historical centre of Rome always leaves me in awe but this time I wanted to get off the tourist track. I wanted to experience the Eternal City from a local’s perspective and explore what tourists rarely […]

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August 8, 2013 by | Comments Off on Rome Vespa Tour: Off the Beaten Path

Meet Barbara Stolecka, a Private Guide in Bologna

Meet Barbara!

Barbara Stolecka has been working as a licensed tour guide around Ravenna since 2000, but her love affair with Italy began well before that. After beginning her career as a tour escort in her native country of Poland, she decided to make the famed peninsula her home more than 15 years ago.

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July 24, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Barbara Stolecka, a Private Guide in Bologna