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Our Favorite Places to Stay in Italy

Boomer travelers love to travel in Italy. The culture, history and food—oh, that food—combine for an unforgettable trip. And following our recommendations for the best places to stay in Italy turns it up a notch. Alan and I enjoy Italian accommodations ranging from boutique hotels to upscale bed and breakfasts. When choosing a place to […]

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Greek columned ruins standing in a field of yellow flowers

A Magical Cruise Excursion in Selinunte, Sicily

Imagine columns from the ruins of a Greek temple standing amid fields of wildflowers on a perfect spring day. When Alan and I traveled to Selinunte, Sicily, on a spring cruise with Silversea, that’s exactly what we found. And It was a beautiful reminder that the most magical of travel experiences happen when we least […]

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Prato della Valle, Padua, Italy

Strolling through the Top Sights in Padua

As is obvious from our many trips to the country, our love of Italy is pretty much boundless. Fun road trips through the north and south of the country have proved that the country is full of fascinating sites at virtually every corner. Today’s guest contributor, Naomi Elster, is taking us on a history-filled tour […]

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Dolomites Mountains

Hiking Italy’s Majestic Dolomites

The surreal beauty of Italy’s Dolomite Mountain Range is legendary and well, you know how much we love hiking. Read along as guest contributor, Susan Guillory from The Unexplorer, describes her amazing adventure hiking the Dolomite Mountains, which are, without a doubt, one of Italy’s most beautiful destinations. What I love about travel is discovering […]

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Walking Bergamo

Discovering the Two Sides of Bergamo, Italy

Along with most travelers, our love for Italy never stops growing. From the chaotic charm of Rome to the quiet sophistication found in Tuscan villages, it seems as if there is an endless amount of Italian destinations to fall in love with. But it’s the lesser-known destinations that are our favorites. Guest contributor, Naomi Elster, is […]

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Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

Walking With History in Trani

On a Southern Italy road trip, Trani turned out to be one of our favorite destinations—one that Alan and I have talked about visiting again on our own. Along with Claudio Fontana of A La Carte Italy Tours, our guide for the trip, and Stephanie, a local expert, we spent the better part of two days […]

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