Do’s and Don’ts of visiting Lake Como


Tucked away in the foothills of the Alps less than an hour north of stylish Milan, travelers might recognize Lake Como from its charming, colorful villas (and from George Clooney’s Nespresso commercial). With such easy access from one of Italy’s most important cities, there’s no reason not to make the trip to this stunning lake. Here are some important things to remember when planning your getaway. [Read more]

How to pack for an Italian weekend adventure

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Glance out the tiny oval window as your plane begins its descent and you’ll already see why Italy is such a beloved destination among travelers. From the idyllic rolling hills of Tuscany to the picturesque colorful landscape of Cinque Terre, beauty and history can be found in every corner of the boot-shaped peninsula, and spending just a few days there will leave you wanting to experience it even more. But before you fall in love with the ancient cobblestone streets, romantic open-air cafés and delectable pasta, you’ll want to make sure that these essentials are in your carry-on so you can guarantee the easiest trip possible. [Read more on College Tourist]