How to Have a ‘Sideways’ Visit in Tuscany
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How to Have a ‘Sideways’ Visit in Tuscany

The wine that got Sideways’s Maya into wine is grown in a single vineyard in southern Tuscany.

Travel Secrets: 3 of My Favorite “Secret” Places in Italy
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Travel Secrets: 3 of My Favorite “Secret” Places in Italy

Coming up with three of my best travel secrets for Italy is no easy task. Alas, I’ve been tagged by Robin Locker at My Mélange to come up with my list, just as she has over at her blog. In fact, since I had difficulty paring down my favorites, I’ve come up with my non-Italy…

Saving Money — and Time — with Combined Tickets
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Saving Money — and Time — with Combined Tickets

A lot of touristy, and even not-so-touristy, cities in Italy offer combined tickets. These tickets include admission to several related attractions at a price lower than each individual ticket combined. Rome and Vatican City For instance, Rome has the Roma Pass. This combined ticket gives users free entry to one or two museums, reduced entry…