In Love in Italy: A Traveler's Guide to the Most Romantic Destinations in the Country of Amore
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I’ve been to the Amalfi Coast, Rome, Sicily and Sardinia and there are so many more places I want to visit. By far, however, the most popular article I have ever written was for an Italian American publication, and it was about the allure of Italian men. The best way to explore and learn about Milan including its most famous church is by joining a guided walking tour. While mountains might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about visiting Italy, the country actually has some of the most beautiful, jaw-dropping mountain landscapes in the world.
I was 17, I’d been studying Spanish my whole life at in public school and still couldn’t manage to put a string of words together.Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, beckons art enthusiasts with its impressive collection of masterpieces. It’s like my mind knew I needed to capture every moment so I could re-live that magical trip whenever I wanted. He found me on Facebook the next day *modern romance* and promptly asked me out on a date to get burgers, while I shockingly was expected something more in the line of Italian food. After being on a train most of the day, I was hungry, so I headed out to grab an early dinner nearby.
Hiking through the breathtaking mountain trails or cruising along the tranquil lakes allows for a peaceful escape into nature, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Places where you can dive into history, appreciate the architecture and feel like traveling to the past. As the bus was taking me back into the city center, I decided to take a risk and go one stop further than my directions advised, confident it would bring me closer to my hotel.
Keep reading to see how I ended up living in this country, with no Italian family, background or connections to speak of. The spa is fed by a natural, sulphuric spring that’s been famous for its reputed health benefits since 1493. Long, very sandy beaches with fine golden or white sand like the beaches of Costa Rei, in southeastern Sardinia; tiny coves like the ones of the Costa Paradiso in the north of the island; isolated beaches where you can only get by boat or – even better – in a hike like the beaches of the Gulf of Orosei. If you want to spend a little more time on this about then you could try practising with the free resources from Duolingo or listening to a podcast like 5 minute Italian. Highlights from October’s Spotlight on Italy: Umbria In October, we chose the off-the-beaten path region of Umbria as the focus of our “Spotlight On Italy” monthly series.