Best Autumn Travel Destinations

Autumn is many people’s favourite season of the year, due to its relaxing and cozy vibes. With stunning natural scenery, beautiful autumn foliage, and comfortable temperatures, this time of the year is one of the best to travel. You can escape the crowds and heat of summer, as well as avoid the cold and holidays of the winter! In this post I’ll be writing about seven spots that each make for the perfect fall travel destination, each for their own specific and unique reasons.

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Rome’s Colosseum

Once the site of gladiatorial battles, wild animal fights, and many other public spectacles, Rome’s iconic Colosseum today is visited by over six million people annually. This attraction, as known as the largest amphitheatre in the world, was recently named as one of the new seven wonders of the world. With nearly two thousand years of history behind it, the Colosseum is without a doubt a must visit spot to anyone visiting Rome. During my family and I’s visit to Italy a few years back we toured the Colosseum, and it was definitely one of my favourite things we did during our entire trip. So, for this week’s post, I thought it’d be fun to write an overall guide to the Colosseum, which is what you’ll be reading throughout this article!

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Two Days In Venice, Italy

Venice, a city made up of 118 islands, is one of Italy’s most famous and recognizable cities. Located in the Adriatic sea, Venice is the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region. The city is known for its canals, of which it has over 170, and for its bridges, of which it has over 580. Home to places like St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge, there are a never-ending amount of things to do in the city. My family and I spent two days in Venice back in 2015, and in this post I will be writing about how we spent our time there.

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Best Florence Day Trips

Known as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence, or Firenze in Italian, is one of the most popular destinations in Italy. It is also the capital of Tuscany, one of Italy’s most visited regions known for its beautiful landscapes, expansive history, impressive art, and of course its world renowned vineyards that produce some of the world’s best wine. Florence is the perfect city to serve as a base for your explorations throughout Tuscany, as many of the region’s best spots are within day trip distance from the capital. In this post I will be writing about four cities throughout Tuscany that I visited on day trips from Florence, and that I suggest you visit as well!

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Italy’s Hidden Gem: A Guide To Verona

Verona is a medieval city in Northern Italy, well-known for being the setting of Shakespeare’s most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. It is also home to the third largest amphitheater in Italy,  suitably named the Verona Arena. My family visited Verona almost two years ago, and we stayed for only a day. Despite the fact that Verona does get quite a decent amount of tourists each year (apparently over a million), I would still consider it a “hidden gem”/overlooked because it deserves much more attention than what it gets! In my post today I will be guiding you through Verona, informing you on everything about the city, from must-see attractions to where to stay during your visit.

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