Italy Travel Guide

Italy steals my heart no matter how many times I visit. This countries beauty is beyond words.

People call Venice a tourist trap, but it’s blissful off season. The hidden villages around the famous five of Cinque Terre will blow your mind and historic world class cities such as Rome and Milan are well worthy of at least a few days each.

Get a car or a rail pass and explore Italy from top to bottom, if you have the time it will be an unforgettable trip.

Italy Travel Basics:

Search Cheap Flights to Italy on Skyscanner
Find Great Hotels in Italy
Get An Italy Car Hire Quote on AutoEurope
Grab the Lonely Planet Guide Book
Find Group Tours in Italy on Viator

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Italy Blog Posts

Lake Bled Slovenia

17 Hidden Europe Gems You Need to Visit in 2017

Forgot Paris and Rome for your 2017 Europe trips and discover these incredible 17 lesser known towns and destinations. If Konjic, Pluzine, Berat and Port Du Soller don't sound familiar then this one is for you.
26th September 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Cinque Terre in 20 Photos: A guide to the five lands

So, a few weeks ago a National Geographic editor whittled down 24k+ images to 32 on the theme of Reflection, and somehow one of mine made the cut. No credit to me, have you seen how photogenic Cinque Terre is...
16th March 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Checking into Camogli, The Best of Italy

Portofino and Cinque Terre might get all the attention in this region of Italy but the colourful, small and often over looked Camogli deserves a check in to enjoy the simple slower life.
10th March 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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9 Best Places to Visit in Europe this Autumn & Winter

Being back in Europe for winter has its perks. Exploring historic cobbled streets, cool canals and grand architecture without fighting through a selfie stick crowd is well worth the chilly mornings. These nine places should be making the cut on your agenda right now.
6th January 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Finding silence in Cinque Terre

You come to Cinque Terre for beautiful villages, stunning photography and to gain at least a stone in carbohydrates. But in those almost haunted streets, if you listen careful, you might just find yourself...
10th December 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Venice Travel Guide

Venice Travel Guide: Amore, you still call my name

It took four visits to be sure, but it can't be denied. My love for Venice goes beyond crowds and gondolas, it's the little moments that won my heart. My Venice travel guide is more photos and jumbled emotions than a list of must do's.
10th September 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Ten breathtaking places you should visit in 2017

I know I know, #Wanderlust & Bucketlist - we hear it every day. But I promise you that these ten places are gonna steal your heart. Trust me...
21st August 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

Safe Travels, Dan

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