FAQ: What Airport Should I Fly Into?

There are many airports in Italy, both international and local. Which airport you fly into really depends on your travel itinerary and budget. It can be more expensive to fly into smaller, local airports, but sometimes that can afford you more time in your dream destination. We’ve selected just a few of the most popular […]

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FAQ: How will Italy’s economy affect my trip?

It seems like for the past few years, everyone has been talking about Greece’s ailing economy, with other mediterranean countries like Italy, Spain and Portugal close behind. The economic situation in Italy has caused political unrest, and left foreigners wondering whether they should plan any vacations to the dream destination. For the traveler, there are […]

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This Week in Italy: Tocatì and the Feast of San Gennaro

This weekend Italy is hosting two important traditional festivals: Tocatì, the Festival Internazionale dei Giochi in Strada and the Festa de San Gennaro. Both festivals provide an intimate and unique perspective on Italian culture and history, plus good music and good eats! Tocatì Verona | September 17th-20th, 2015 In Italian, Tocatì means “it’s your turn,” […]

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FAQ: What is the VAT?

VAT means Value Added Tax. It is a multi-stage sales tax that each state in the EU must adopt at some rate or another. As a visitor to the EU who is returning home, you may be eligible to buy goods free of VAT in certain shops. Not all shops participate in the VAT refund. […]

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FAQ: How do I Get a Passport?

The amount of Americans with passports is at an all-time high, yet less than 50 percent of Americans have a passport (a mere 38 percent according to this website). Passports are a must for international travel. If you are planning your first trip abroad, a passport should be the first thing on your list. A […]

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FAQ: What are the Italian names for common medicines?

Nobody wants to get sick on vacation, but it can happen. Although the pharmacy in Italy can be intimidating and challenging, it’s better to be proactive about getting better than to sleep the rest of your vacation away cooped up in the hotel room. Unlike in the US, over the counter medicines are also kept […]

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How To Travel Italy With Ease Live Webinar

Travel Italy – Free Webinar Always wanted to go to Italy, but don’t know where to start? Join Kerri Wood of Adventure On Italy for a free webinar that will teach you the tips and tricks to create your own Italian adventure of a lifetime. In this fun, informative session Kerri will share with you […]

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Travel Florence and Cinque Terre Live Seminar

King County Library System Presents: Travel Florence and Cinque Terre Seminar Are you going to Florence and Cinque Terre and want to know the best places visit, when to go, how to skip the lines, how to get around the cities and more? Take a virtual guided tour with Kerri Wood of Adventure On Italy […]

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Travel Rome Live Seminar

King County Library System Presents: Travel Rome Are you going to Rome, taly and want to know the best places visit, when to go, how to skip the lines, how to get around the city and more? Take a virtual guided tour with Kerri Wood of Adventure On Travel at this free seminar that will […]

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Travel Sorrento and The Amalfi Coast Live Seminar

King County Library System Presents: Travel Sorrento and The Amalfi Coast Are you heading to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast and want to know the best places visit, when to go, how to skip the lines, how to get around the city and more? Take a virtual guided tour with Kerri Wood, of Adventure On […]

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