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3 Hotels in Rome

3 Hotels in Rome

The Traveling Professor first visited Rome in 2009. His small group tours have been back many times to visit the Colosseum, Vatican, Spanish Steps, Borghese Gallery, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and other many delightful treasures of this ancient city. Having a good hotel can make or break a trip to Rome. In this blog post, The Traveling Professor features 3 excellent choices for hotels.
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Eating and Drinking in Florence

Eating and Drinking in Florence

One of the reason The Traveling Professor loves his small group tours to Italy is that the dining options are plentiful, especially in Florence. One of the best references for finding dining spots in Florence and the rest of Italy is my friend Andy Herbach's book, "Eating & Drinking in Italian". With Andy's permission, here are 3 of his picks for great spots to eat in Florence. The Professor has also dined at these places and can also highly recommend them.
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Where to Eat Pizza in Europe

Where to Eat Pizza in Europe

Someone said, "There is no such thing as a bad pizza". They may be right. In today's post The Professor is going to tell you about some great places for pizza in cities he travels to on his small group tours. We'll find the best pizza in Dublin, Vienna, Munich, Copenhagen, Oslo, Paris, Florence, Capri, Venice and of course, Rome.
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Touring with Friends and Families

Touring with Friends and Families

In the age of COVID-19, people are re-thinking about how they travel. Do they want to go on those cruise ships with thousands of people they don't know? Do they want to even travel with others they have never met? Do they want to travel with children? Do they want to travel only with friends and family. Today's blog post talks about how people are planning trips these days.
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3 Places to Eat in Rome

3 Places to Eat in Rome

One of the great beauties of Italy is the wonderful food selections and the variation of food. Roman food is known for red-sauce dishes, pasta, pizza and other delights. Check out The Traveling Professor's blog post on the best places to eat in Rome
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5 Two Star Hotels in Paris

5 Two Star Hotels in Paris

On Traveling Professor small group tours, our groups generally stay in 4 or 5 star hotels. However, The Professor will on occasion select a 2 star hotel if it fits the bill. It must be well-located, and clean. What also adds to the experience is if the hotel is family-owned and operated. If the owners are on the premises, travelers can rest assured that they will be well-cared for. In this blog post, The Professor reveals 2 star hotels that he strongly recommends.
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