How to Order Coffee in Italy Like a Local! (+ 18 Types of Italian Coffee)

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Coffee culture is sacred in Italy. There are coffee rules, rituals, menus, customs and etiquette, which can be unfathomable to the visitor. Italians take this 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 coffee […]

The Ultimate Adriatic Cruise Guide: Port Guides & Review of MSC Sinfonia

msc sinfonia berthed at split on adriatic sea cruise

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 […]

One Day in Urbino, Italy: A Renaissance Gem


Discover a lesser-known Renaissance gem by spending one day in Urbino, Italy, deep in the hills of Le Marche. Are you searching for an Italian Renaissance town that has all the charm and history of Florence or Assisi but a fraction of their visitors? The UNESCO World Heritage site of Urbino, the cultural capital of the Italian […]