Visiting Tuscania, Italy: An Etruscan Treasure

Perched atop a promontory of tuff rock, Tuscania resounds with the echoes of Etruscan and medieval history. Formally known as Toscanella, this sleepy town set amongst the rolling hills of central Italy is well and truly off-the-beaten-track. And it is all the better for this. Discover why you should add this Etruscan jewel to your travel bucket […]

Visiting Civita di Bagnoregio: Italy’s Hilltop Gem

sweeping view over a lush valley in mist

Suspended in time and space, Civita di Bagnoregio is a magical, almost surreal, destination. Teetering on a plateau of volcanic rock above a vast canyon, this tiny medieval village is one of the most beautiful places in Italy. Picture cobbled streets lined with flower-bedecked Renaissance buildings, a handsome Romanesque church and sweeping views of the Valle […]

10 Perfect Places to Travel Alone for the First Time

Have the solo trip of your dreams by picking one of these awesome places to travel alone for the first time. Solo travel can be transformative. Taking those first steps outside of your comfort zone and navigating unfamiliar cultures is an instant self-esteem booster. Moreover, the benefits of empowerment and self-determination persist long after you […]