Europe, Florence, France, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Rome, Travel Tips

Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour

  Americans have fewer vacation days than a lot of our fellow travelers. For us, it’s even more important to capitalize on our time away and make the most of a trip. To fully experience a city and its charms, I like taking a small-group tour for a few hours. A tour offers you the… Continue reading Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour

Europe, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Venice

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