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Europe can be intimidating when planning a trip or vacation. Here are some great ideas to make your trip enjoyable and memorable.

Italy Off The Beaten Path: Acquapendente, Lazio
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Italy Off The Beaten Path: Acquapendente, Lazio

Italy off the Beaten Path: Acquapendente, Lazio

(Photo Credits: Maria Schena, Pugnaloni Festival in Acquapendente)

Acquapendente is a hidden gem in the heart of Italy filled with art, history and great people. It is situated in the region of Lazio that juts north surrounded by Tuscany and Umbria. The town of Acquapendente was settled by Etruscans in Roman times and first ...
6 Things to Expect When in Europe – Rick Steves
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6 Things to Expect When in Europe – Rick Steves

6 Things to Expect When in Europe

If you're planning your first trip to Europe, congratulations! Of course, things are different when in Europe – that’s why you go. Every first-timer has concerns about visiting an unfamiliar place and it’s normal to be worried or curious. Here are a few friendly tips from Rick Steves to keep in mind when in Europe.

1. Necessities Keep ...
How to Find a Safe Tour Guide in France
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How to Find a Safe Tour Guide in France

How to Find a Safe Tour Guide in France

Failure to travel safely in Normandy can result in a disastrous trip and we're here to help with our tips for finding a safe tour guide. In order to ensure that you travel safely in Normandy, it is important that you are aware of French Legislation. There are a number of documents that your tour guide must have present at all times to prove that ...
Berlin Money Saving Tips
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Berlin Money Saving Tips

Best Bang for Your Buck in Berlin - Berlin Money Saving Tips Germany's capital city, Berlin, is both historically and culturally significant. In addition to a storied World War II history, this iconic destination boasts a modern revitalization that attracts visitors from all over the globe. With a booming arts scene, exciting nightlife, and approachable culinary options, a visit to Berlin can easily cost a ...
Things to Do in Budapest
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Things to Do in Budapest

 Things to Do in Budapest This post will touch on some of the best things to do in Budapest, Hungary, if you’re ever able to make it out there. It’s a hidden gem in the sense that not enough Americans, and people in general across the world, know about this spectacular city. Before I recommend some of the things to do in Budapest, like I’ve said in previous posts, I’m a huge fan of having no agenda and ...
World’s Best Islands
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World’s Best Islands

World’s Best Islands - Top 13 Dreaming of an island getaway? Get inspired with this list of 13 of our best islands. Thirteen travel enthusiasts had their say on what their best islands are! Here’s the list of the world’s best islands. Add them to your bucket list!

1. Cape Breton Island – Canada Recommended by Alannah McEwan, from Itchy Feet Travel Cape Breton is first on our list of ...
Women Traveling to Europe – Tips and Tricks
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Women Traveling to Europe – Tips and Tricks

Women Traveling to Europe - How to Organize



Europe is an unbelievably attractive holiday destination, especially for women. With most European countries considered safe for women travelers, and taking into account the sheer number of cultural experiences Europe has on offer, there is little wonder why women travelers are flocking to Europe. There is so much to see, ...
Is Turkey Safe for Travel?
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Is Turkey Safe for Travel?

Is Turkey Safe for Travel? Although every traveler should pay attention to warnings issued by the government, you should feel held back from experiencing any vacation you desire.  Being alert and aware of your surroundings, along with the risks and dangers associated with your destination, is important and necessary to ensure maximum safety while traveling.  This guide brought to you by Fast Cover ...
Perfect Spring Break for 2017
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Perfect Spring Break for 2017

Spring Break Tips Whether you are young or old, taking advantage of a spring break vacation is a great way to bust out of your winter funk, dust off your pearly white gams, and hit some sunshine after a long winter indoors. You can start your base tan in Cabo with a few of your best gal-pals, or avoid the crowds and retreat to some off-season locations you’ve always wanted to see.

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Three Wild & Unique Festivals in Italy
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Three Wild & Unique Festivals in Italy

Only in Italy: Three Wild & Unique Festivals in Italy May - The Snake Festival of Cocullo – Cocullo, Abruzzo Festa di Serpari di San Domenico Snake Procession (Photo Credit: Ogla E Zanni via Foter.com) Wild & Unique Festivals in Italy #1 Nestled in the hills west of Sulmona in the Abruzzo region, Cocullo has a population of 250 on any given day.  That number swells to thousands every May ...
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