Category Archives: Italian Style

♦ Only in Sicily… ♦

Surrounded by water, Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and, along with her surrounding islands, Regione Siciliana is the largest region of Italy. As with every island, Sicily is defined by her relationship to the sea and how … Continue reading

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♦ FREE Italy Travel TipZ! ♦

FREE Italy Travel TipZ? Si! Earlier this year, I launched my updated edition of… Victoria’s Travel TipZ Italian Style MORE Simple Ways to Enjoy Italian Ways on Your Next Trip to Italy And… in my ItalyTravel TipZ BlitZ series, I … Continue reading

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Italy Travel Tip: An Intimate Look at Puglia, A Guest Post

Apologies for earlier misfire! Today’s Guest Post, originally published two years ago, is from my lovely friend, tour partner, and Expert contributor to my book, Ylenia Sambati. Yle and I met via fellow Italophiles and the internet almost 5 years … Continue reading

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♦Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #9 Some Things Never Change & #10 Why You Came to Italy♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #9 Some Things Never Change & #10 Why You Came to Italy in the First Place ♦ We travel for many reasons – to experience, enjoy, and learn about other cultures and ways of life. … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #8 Safety & Well-Being ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #8 Safety & Well-Being♦ Don’t believe everything you “hear” but always practice personal safety and pay attention at all times – and that means before you leave home – so that it’s a habit. This … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #6 Seeing Italy’s Sites & #7 Getting Converted ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #6 Seeing Italy’s Sites & #7 Getting Converted ♦ After all, Italy has more UNESCO designated sites than any other country –  it is culturally rich but the reality is you simply cannot see and … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #5 Getting Around ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #5 Getting Around ♦ This is my second longest Chapter and for good reason. Whether it’s on foot, riding the trains, grabbing a taxi or driving, you will have to get around… and getting around … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #3 Spending & Shopping, #4 Connecting & Communicating ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #3 Spending & Shopping and #4 Connecting & Communicating ♦  A few tipZ about shopping and supporting the local artisan community, a little savvy about the currency (euros), ATMs, credit cards, and your cellular plan … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #2 Sleeping & Creature Comforts ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #2 Sleeping & Creature Comforts ♦ Choosing and deciding where you stay and those other “creature comforts” can definitely make your travels memorable…but we want them to be pleasant memories! This and many More TipZ … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #1 Eating ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #1 Eating – Food Rules ♦ This just happens to be the longest chapter in the book with over 100 tipz! For example… everyone loves Italian food but, did you know that much of the … Continue reading

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