25 Amazing Movies Set in Italy on Netflix & Amazon Prime in 2021

the grand canal in venice which is one of the location used for movies set in italy

Italy is a fabulous travel destination, especially for solo travellers. Although the wings of many travellers are clipped right now, armchair travel is still available to us. If you are one of those globetrotters whose travel plans have been thwarted, you can take some solace from virtual travel through the magic of cinema. Italy is […]

Ostia Antica vs Pompeii: 6 Reasons to Visit Ostia Antica from Rome

stone heads on top of columns at the ancient roman site of ostia antica vivited as a day trip from rome

Are you in Rome and have your heart set on visiting an ancient Roman city, but can’t face the long journey to Pompeii and its crowds? Then why not take a day trip to Ostia Antica from Rome? One of the most underacknowledged archaeological sites in Italy, Ostia Antica was once the thriving seaport for […]

How to Order Coffee in Italy Like a Local!

espresso machine dripping coffee illustrating an article on how to order coffee in italy

Coffee culture is sacred in Italy. There are coffee rules, rituals, menus, customs and etiquette, which can be unfathomable to the visitor. Italians take their coffee very seriously, and learning how to order coffee in Italy can feel like navigating a cultural minefield. Don’t be marked out as a tourist. Learn how to order a […]

The Ultimate Greek Islands & Adriatic Cruise Guide (on MSC Sinfonia)

Are you looking for an alternative to the standard Mediterranean cruise? If so, why not take an Adriatic cruise from Venice to the Greek islands? The turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea separate the rugged coastline of the Balkan peninsula and eastern Italy. South of the Puglia region of Italy, the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea, which flanks the western coast […]