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How to Get to Rome from FCO Airport

Lately, I’ve noticed a lot of people asking the best way to get from FCO airport to Rome and vice versa. I belong to several travel forums where myself and others give advice to those traveling to Italy. Many people give the traveler the cheapest option and let it go. If that is what you… Continue reading How to Get to Rome from FCO Airport

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Eat Italy: a Guide to Dining in Italy

A trip to Italy generally means amazing Italian food. Although great Italian cuisine can be had throughout the country, mastering food etiquette takes a dining experience to the next level. Although most Italians probably wouldn’t tell me if I committed a faux pas, I feel more comfortable when I blend in. I try to be… Continue reading Eat Italy: a Guide to Dining in Italy

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Italy For Less—Money Saving Tips for Cheap Travel

We get asked a lot: “How do you afford a trip to Italy every year?” A lot of it has to do with frugality (I'm quite the cheapskate), but we also employ some money-saving tips in order to enjoy Italy on a budget. It never feels like cheap travel though—we stay in lovely city-center apartments,… Continue reading Italy For Less—Money Saving Tips for Cheap Travel

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Best Places to Visit in Italy

Looking to visit the best places in Italy? The Tour Guy tours will have you covered. We’ve made some great vacation memories with The Tour Guy (formerly the Roman Guy)…boating down the Grand Canal in Venice…roaming underneath Rome’s Colosseum…beholding Michelangelo’s masterful Sistine Chapel with only a small group of people. Thinking back on them brings… Continue reading Best Places to Visit in Italy

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Murano—the Glass Island of Italy

Known for its sparking treasures made of glass, the island of Murano is just a brief boat ride (vaporetto) away from Venice. Although touristy, I highly recommend the trip. Historically, Venetians were known for their glass-making prowess. In the late 13th century, the industry was moved to the island of Murano. Fear of fire caused… Continue reading Murano—the Glass Island of Italy