Buonconvento, Italy

Italy’s Hidden Gem: Buonconvento

Italy is a country full of hidden gems. There’s more to it than Rome and Venice. If you have time to spend exploring the small towns of Italy, you must visit Buonconvento, one of the most beautiful villages in Tuscany. Experience la dolce vita: take a break from the crowded tourist places. Enjoy a quiet …

Siena, Italy

5 Italian Words/ Phrases (And How To Use Them)

Ciao! Are you trying to learn the Italian language? Do you have any favorite Italian words and phrases? As part of the Dolce Vita Blogger’s monthly linkup, I have come up with a list of my favorite Italian words and phrases.  Allora (Ah-loh-rah) Okay, so I first learned this word from the show Master of …

Grosseto, Italy

5 Tips For The Best Beach Day With Your Kids

School’s out and it is summer time once again. Your idea of the perfect vacation is soaking your toes in the tropical sea water while your kids play happily in the sand. But we all know that going to the beach with small children or traveling with babies and toddlers, in general, can be overwhelming. …