Find yourself in Rome for a few days before a stay in Tuscany or a Mediterranean cruise — how will you spend your time, with so much to see and so little time?  Rome is an extraordinary capital, and it can take weeks or more to get in all the sites, cuisine and culture.  Traveling […]

Adventure Travel, All Things Italy, Destinations, Itineraries

September 29, 2018

Guide To Seeing Rome In 3 Days

1. Florence Known as the “Birthplace of the Renaissance” and the capital city of Italy’s Tuscany Region, Florence is home to an abundance of Renaissance art and architecture. The beautiful Basilica di Santa Croce is the final resting place for Renaissance painter Michaelangelo and scientist Galileo Galilei. A visit to Florence would not be complete without […]

All Things Italy, Destinations, Honeymoons, Itineraries, Uncategorized

February 23, 2018

Dreaming Of Tuscany

Watercolor’s Top 7 Ways to Blend in to Italian Culture 1.  Cappuccino and Cafe’ Lattes are morning-only drinks! A true Italian would never dream of ordering one after late morning, or especially after a meal!  If you need a caffeine pick-me-up later in the day, stop in a coffee bar for a quick shot of […]

All Things Italy, Destinations, Itineraries, Travel Tips

March 9, 2017

A First Timer’s Guide To Italy

Seven cities in Italy that you just can’t miss! #1:  Cinque TerreThe Cinque Terre, (CHEEN|KWEH TEHR|REH), is located along the rugged coast of the Italian Riviera. The region consists of five small fishing villages along the Ligurian Sea — Riomaggiore, Manarola, Cornelia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. The five towns are close enough that you could stroll […]

All Things Italy, Bucket List, Destinations

March 16, 2016

Italy’s Stunning Seven

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