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Delicious Florence Food Tour with the Tour Guy

We met our guide, Elena, by  the statue of Cosimo I on the civic heart of Florence, Piazza della Signoria. With Palazzo Vecchio (city hall) in all its rusticated glory towering near us, we waited for our Florence food tour group to gather. The historic piazza had seen celebrations, executions, and other public events over… Continue reading Delicious Florence Food Tour with the Tour Guy

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New 2019 Italy Tours from The Tour Guy (formerly Roman Guy)

When traveling, I like to treat myself with one or two small-group tours. Our favorite Italy tours are those from our friends at The Tour Guy (formerly the Roman Guy). They offer small groups, which are perfect for travelers like us. I like the intimate feeling of a limited party. The size is big enough… Continue reading New 2019 Italy Tours from The Tour Guy (formerly Roman Guy)

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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