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When will Italy let tourists in?

May 18, 2020

1. When will Italy let tourists in? Italy has been relaxing its lockdown rules gradually since the 4th of May. In the first phase Italian residents were allowed to travel outside their province – but still needed to carry a written explanation of where they were going and why, with…

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Spanish Spirit During a Crisis and Other Inspirations

March 26, 2020

We received the following from colleagues at Madrid&Beyond in Spain and want to share with everyone as part of a campaign to seek light during this period of endarkenment. Nina says: “We have been sharing the positive stories from Spain across our social media channels for the last few days,…

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“One day fear knocked on the door. Courage rose and went to open …

March 12, 2020

and saw there was no one there.” – Martin Luther King Jr. All over the world today, people are almost exclusively talking about the Covid-19 (aka Coronavirus) and Italy is right smack at the center of the dialogue. CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN ITALY Late on March 9th, 2020, Italian…

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SOLO TRAVEL — YES!

June 11, 2016

To awaken alone in a strange town,” wrote British explorer and travel writer Freya Stark “is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” If you haven’t traveled solo yet, do yourself a favor-try it! It is one of the best ways to learn about yourself and challenge your interests….

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The Nitty Gritty of Trip Departure: Get your Cards in Order

April 21, 2016

IT’S DEPARTURE TIME….and I get many questions this time of year regarding how to handle credit and debit cards (in case of loss or theft), as well as which cards are most widely accepted in Italy; what about ATM machines; how much cash should I take; etc. Below are some…

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How is the European refugee crisis affecting Italy?

April 7, 2016

How is the refugee crisis affecting Italy? Is it impacting tourism? And most importantly, should I be worried about it when I arrive there? These are key questions when planning your holidays to Italy. The surge of refugees over the past year has marked many corners of the world. Although…

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