21 Best Places to visit in Italy

Full of unforgettable towns, UNESCO heritage sites, and picture perfect landscapes, Italy has its fair share of marvels. But if you had to make a shortlist of your absolute favourites what would they be? We’ve been asking ourselves exactly that question, and after a lot of thought, we’ve narrowed it down to 21 absolute must-see… Read more »

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7 Good Reasons to visit the Chianti, Italy

The Chianti area stretches between Florence and Siena – in central Italy – comprising around 12 thousand square kms of natural beauty and imbued with a true sense of tradition. Rolling hills, endless vineyards, beautifully kept olive groves, woods, ancient castles, charming farmhouses and villas. In the Chianti the good life is an everyday thing,… Read more »

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12 Amazing hilltop towns in Tuscany

Tuscany is famous for its hills and scenic hilltop towns. From all-time favourite San Gimignano and Cortona to lesser known gems like Massa Marittima, Pitigliano and Anghiari, each one has its own distinctive atmosphere. Many of these places can be visited in a day from Florence or Siena, and are wonderful spots to spend some… Read more »

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Backpack-Friendly Spots in Canada

Canada is a magnet for lovers of the great outdoors. A highly developed country with beautiful open spaces and a great potential for tourism and particularly backpacking. By area, Canada is the second-largest country in the world and with many natural wonders and attractions, it draws backpackers from all over the world. Here we take… Read more »

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5 Unique and Unusual Travel Destinations in Tuscany

If you’re in search of the road less-travelled, there are some unusual travel destinations in Tuscany that will take your breath away. Places that boast the other-worldly landscapes, mysterious legends, and some of the world’s most lovely views. Tuscany is certainly well-known for its picture-perfect countryside. But it’s also a land of diverse landscapes that… Read more »

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Italy in Winter – 8 Enchanting places you need to explore

Winter is a great time to visit Italy. Where to go? You can head to the islands, where the weather is sunny and mild, or explore northern Italy, which is at its best in the Winter – with great atmospheric destinations like Turin, Venice and snowy Valle d’Aosta. During the winter months you can enjoy… Read more »

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Why we love Tuscany in Winter

There are many reasons to love Tuscany in Winter. Winter is when favourite destinations like Florence and Siena are at their best. When the cobbled streets of Medieval hilltop towns and hamlets are truly atmospheric. Various seasonal treats appear during Christmas. And then, during February, there is the carnival period full of festivals and spectacular… Read more »

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Travelling to Myanmar with an e-Visa

If you are sitting at home dreaming of visiting far flung lands, today we take you on a whistle stop tour of Myanmar, a fascinating country that has so much to offer today’s travellers. We’ll show you what to do when you’re there and give you some tips on getting an e-Visa for your journey…. Read more »

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Travelling to Turkey with an e-Visa

Fellow travel lovers, if you’ve ever wondered how you can get an electronic Visa to visit a country, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, Evisa Express explain how you can apply to get a visa sent straight to your inbox using their services. And just to whet your appetite for travel, they’re… Read more »

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Atmospheric autumn destinations in Tuscany. All the sights and delights.

Tuscany is at its most atmospheric in autumn. The countryside is flooded with colours, the vineyards have turned to vivid reds and yellows, and the morning fogs make the landscape look almost etherial. The woods are filled with the smell of chestnuts and mushrooms, those autumnal Tuscan treats. And the light drapes everything in a… Read more »

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