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Steve’s Italy Travel Tips: Christmas in Italy (Video)
Published on Saturday, November 19, 2016 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video,  I'm talking about Christmas in Italy, traveling to Italy for Christmas, Italian holiday traditions and more. If you want to get into the Italian Christmas ...
Steve’s Travel Tips: New Year’s Eve in Italy (Video)
Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share my tips for New Year's Eve in Italy. The Italians have some very specific traditions to usher out the old year and bring in the new year! After you watch...
Steve’s Travel Tips: Packing for Italy (Video)
Published on Monday, June 1, 2015 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'm talking about a hot topic that travelers are always asking me about!  How to pack for Italy.  Learn the ins and outs of packing for a trip to Italy by watching my l...
Steve’s Travel Tips: Milan Expo (Video)
Published on Monday, April 6, 2015 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'm talking about the  hottest event in Italy this year-  the Milan Expo - the new version of the World's Fair. Learn about about it by watching my latest Italy Travel ...
5 Things Not to Do in Italy
Published on Saturday, December 27, 2014 by The goal of the Italy Travel Blog is to give you lots of great ideas on what to do in Italy but every so often, it is helpful to give you some ideas on what not to do in Italy: 1.  Ask for parmesan cheese on your seafood. Or a cappuccino after lunch. Of course, if you insist on a sprinkle of formaggio, or make a plea for butter with your bread, a good Italian wait...
Steve’s Travel Tips: Truffle Hunting in Italy (Video)
Published on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by What’s the most expensive thing you can buy in Italy? Sure, a Maserati or Ferrari is a good guess. But by weight it might be the white truffles of Alba which can go for as much as $10,000 per pound! These tantalizing tubers grow near the roots of oak trees and have a special concentration near the town of Alba, in the northern Italian region of Piedmont. They are i...
Steve’s Travel Tips: Enjoying Italian Beaches (Video)
Published on Monday, July 7, 2014 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. This week I'm talking about enjoying Italy's beaches. It is July and beaches are filling up but come August,  Italy's beaches  will be covered with Italians soaking up the sun and...
Steve’s Travel Tips: Visiting Churches in Italy (Video)
Published on Friday, May 23, 2014 by I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. I guarantee you that you will visit at least one church on your trip to Italy but likely you will visit many, many more. After all, there are more than 900 churches in Rome alone – and...
The Italy Mix: Italian Islands, Sorrento, Matera
Published on Thursday, April 10, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: Sorrento So Cool:  Its cobbled streets are lined with historic buildings, beautiful boutiques, refined restaurants and fabulous hotels.   (Daily Star) Italian Islands: Many of Ital...
Paying Cash in Italy? Ask for A Discount or “Sconto”
Published on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 by While credit cards are more widely accepted than ever in Italy, cash is still king in this society. Travelers can use the "cash is king" belief, as well as good old bargaining,  to their advantage. Italian business owners absolutely detest paying credit card transaction fees. If you are going to buy several items in a store or make a big purchase, ask for a sconto...
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