Italy Travel

» Kathy McCabe

Great Ideas for Visiting Rome with Kids
Published on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Did you know that Italians absolutely adore children? Maybe it has to do with their family-oriented culture as well as the fact that the country of Italy has a fairly low birth rate so there just aren't as many little ones around. This means Italy is the perfect place for a family vacation! And within Italy, absolutely consider taking the kids to Rome — with all of ...
When Is The Best Time to Visit Italy?
Published on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Anytime is a great time to go to Italy. There is no right or wrong month to visit the Italian boot. Italy is filled with tourists between June and September. So if you’re traveling during this period, expect to have plenty of company. You want to make sure that you’re either on an organized Italy tour or that you have booked all of your Italy travel arrangements a...
A Quick Italian Language Lesson
Published on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 by Don’t let the fact that you don’t speak Italian intimidate you. Most of the Italians you will meet, especially in the cities, will speak at least a few words of English and many speak the language fairly fluently. Those working in tourism depend on English-speaking visitors for their livelihoods and thus try to speak English. It’s a good idea to try to learn ...
Should You Rent a Car in Italy?
Published on Monday, May 2, 2011 by If it is your first time to Italy and you’re concentrating on visiting Italy's big cities, you’re not going to need to rent a car, in fact, it would be more hassle than anything. Parking (not to mention actually driving in city traffic) in Italian cities is extraordinarily challenging and chances are you will need to park in your hotel garage which would likely ch...