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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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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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Why The Professor Loves the Veneto Region of Northern Italy

Why The Professor Loves the Veneto Region of Northern Italy

Everyone should visit Rome, Florence, the Amalfi Coast and other areas of history. They are full of history, culture, great food and wonderful people. But a trip to the Veneto region, especially Padua, Verona, Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa, Venice and Treviso reveals a different Italy. See why this is The Traveling Professor's favorite part of Italy.
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Perfect 3 Day Rome Itinerary

Perfect 3 Day Rome Itinerary

Here it is - short and sweet. The perfect and compact 3 day Rome itinerary. Rome can be incredibly crowded, especially in peak season. However, the post-Corona virus visiting period, whenever that will be, may offer some relief from the big crowds. Enjoy the Eternal City, it is crowded, gritty, and fully enjoyable.
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Three Great Lunch Spots in Italy

Three Great Lunch Spots in Italy

Whether it be a Cantina, Trattoria, or Fattoria, I love to have lunch in Italy. The food is fresh, rich with tomato sauce, vegetables, cheeses, meats, herbs, and spices. Mama Mia! Let me get on the plane now! In today's blog post, The Traveling Professor reveals his favorite and best places for lunch in Italy.
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The Professor's Top Secret Rome Restaurant List

The Professor's Top Secret Rome Restaurant List

Of course there is the Colosseum, the Borghese Gallery and the Pantheon. But no one goes to Rome to see that anymore. We go there to eat! And there are many places to eat in Italy. In this blog post The Professor posts his "Top Secret" places to eat in Italy. Some of the places are fancy, some are casual. But they are all worth visiting on your next trip to Rome. But please, you must promise to tell no one else about these super secret spots. Enjoy!
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