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10 Destinations Worth Your Full Two-Week Vacation

Doling out your vacation days can be tough. Whether you live in the United States, where companies don’t legally have to give workers any paid-vacation days, or in the European Union, which by law has to give employees at least four work weeks of paid vacation, chances are you’re often thinking about how you’ll use…

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, comprising five villages, is known around the world for its stunning scenery and epic hiking. In the last 20 years or so, Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore have morphed from sleepy fishing villages built into the cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea to some of the most popular tourist destinations in…

14 Secrets of Vatican City, Revealed

You’re aware that Vatican City is home to the Pope and serves as the Roman Catholic Church’s HQ. You’ve even heard about the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Plus, you religiously watch “The Young Pope,” starring Jude Law. So you know pretty much everything there is to know about the place, right? Wrong. For…

How to Spend a Week in Italy on Less Than $1,500

Italy isn’t typically thought of as a bargain travel destination — hotels can be pricey for much of the year, and meals will often put a bigger dent in your wallet than notoriously budget-friendly destinations like Spain and Portugal. However, knowing some tricks can help your dollar stretch further. These include opting for shoulder-season travel,…

The 12 Best Hotels on the Amalfi Coast Right Now

Italy’s Amalfi Coast has long attracted tourists with its breathtaking cliffs, colorful buildings dotting the hills, and charming town centers. Throughout the popular towns and smaller villages are excellent hotels that offer quintessential Italian getaways alongside jaw-dropping sea views. We’ve explored this famous destination from top to bottom and found the best hotels along the…

17 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Rome Vacation

Rome, Italy Rome just might be one of our favorite cities in Europe. However, for all of its bucket-list sights and mouthwatering food, the Eternal City can take some savvy to master. You’ll need to distinguish between must-do things and what deserves a pass, as well as adjust to some local quirks. Luckily, we’ve spent…

A Cheat Sheet to the Best Sicilian Islands

Beach at Hotel i Dammusi di Borgo Cala Creta, Sicily The three seas surrounding Sicily are dotted with volcanic islands and minor isles — many of which are major attractions for tourists visiting the region. But as any seasoned traveler to Sicily can tell you, getting around this part of the world is no easy…