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Aerial view of green forests meeting the shoreline

8 Ways to Enjoy the Amalfi Coast

Imagine cascading cliffs filled with colorful architecture, the breeze of the Mediterranean Sea, scenic coastal views that seem to stretch on for eternity, and the smell of sweet lemons in the air — this...
View down a Monti street

A Guide to Monti, Rome’s Little-Known Bohemian Village

Tucked between the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Piazza Venezia, Rome’s urban village of Monti flies under the radar. What was once a cesspit of prostitution and crime is now home to bookstores...

Tips for Visiting Florence During the Summer

Located in the heart of Tuscany, Florence is one of Italy’s most incredible cities. Its lovely yellow buildings, medieval architecture, and Renaissance history draw tens of thousands of visitors each year. In an ideal...

Searching for Magic in Venice, Italy

Magic. That’s what I always find myself searching for in life, and it’s everywhere. I read quite a few blogs before we left for Venice, and found that many travelers claimed the city was either...

Instagram Spotlight: Ruby Peng (@wanderlustruby)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Ruby Peng (@wanderlustruby) tells us the stories behind some of her favorite travels. THE JURASSIC...

Instagram Spotlight: Heather Shevlin (@thehmstravels)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Heather Shevlin (@thehmstravels) tells us about her travels across the globe and shares some...

Discover Hidden Tuscany with Alexandra of ArtTrav

Alexandra Korey is a Toronto native who originally moved to Florence for a study-abroad semester while in college. From there, her story followed the classic “studied and stayed” arc. She later returned to the...

Florence Through the Eyes of a Local

Francesca Matteoni moved to Florence in January, though she had lived there once before while studying at Florence's Academy of Fine Art. Since settling in to her cozy Tuscan flat in Florence’s surrounding hills,...

Two Striking Italian Destinations: Como & Capri

Como and Capri: two places in the same country that couldn’t be more different. Lisa Weatherbee had already visited Lake Como and fallen in love, so it was added to the itinerary for further exploration....

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