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Beginner's Guide to Riding the High Speed Trains in Italy

Beginner's Guide to Riding the High Speed Trains in Italy

One of the pleasures of our small group tours to Italy is that we use the excellent Italian train system to get around. The high-speed trains in Italy are economical and comfortable. They travel from city center to city center. In this blog post The Traveling Professor puts you on the right track for using the high speed train in Italy.
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Why You Need to Visit Salzburg Austria

Why You Need to Visit Salzburg Austria

Whenever we take travelers on a Traveling Professor small group tour, the questions always comes up, "what is your favorite place to travel"? Is it Paris? How about Scotland? Maybe a tour to Norway is The Professor's favorite? Well, they are all great places but for lots of reasons, Salzburg is a real favorite. In this blog post, The Traveling Professor tells you why a tour to Salzburg should be on your list.
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4 Side Trips from Florence Italy

4 Side Trips from Florence Italy

Florence is one of the most popular travel destinations on Traveling Professor small group tours. However, there are many easy to get to destinations from Florence that are easy day day trips. From wine-tasting to dining to some of the most historic and well known locations in Italy, check out The Traveling Professor's choices for the best day trips from Florence.
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How We Traveled Safely in 2020

How We Traveled Safely in 2020

Every Traveling Professor small group tour to Europe, South America, and Canada was postponed in 2020. However, that did not stop Linda and me from traveling this year. We planned carefully, assessed the risks, and took safety precautions. In this blog post, The Professor will tell you about his travel adventures in 2020.
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Two Hotels in Venice

Two Hotels in Venice

We've been away from Venice due to the COVID-19 virus, but it's always on our mind. The Traveling Professor has a small group tour to Italy in the works for next year and of course, Venice will be our first stop. Take a look at our recommendations for the best places to stay in Venice.
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3 Cheap But Good Places to Eat in Paris

3 Cheap But Good Places to Eat in Paris

Paris is one of the great food cities of the world. You can easily spend 400-500 euros per diner at restaurants like Alain Ducasse at the Plaza Athénée Hotel or at at Guy Savoy's joint in the 6th arrondissement. But why spend all that money when you can eat well on 20 euros or so? Where are the cheap but good restaurants in Paris? Let The Professor tell you in this Paris blog post.
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5 Great Tips on How to Travel in Luxury on Budget Prices

5 Great Tips on How to Travel in Luxury on Budget Prices

I don't know about you, but I like nice hotels, comfortable seats on planes and trains, private limos, and preferential treatment when going to museums and other attractions. But then again, I don't like to pay those ridiculously high prices. The Traveling Professor has some great ideas on how to live a life of luxury while on vacation in Europe without spending as much as you think you would.
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