The world is a varied and wonderful place, so it's no surprise to find that many cities and countries have enacted laws that may seem a bit off-kilter to the visitors. We've rounded up a list of rules to keep in mind while you're traveling the world, just in case.
Last year, we launched our first photography tour through Tuscany, and the itinerary was such a success that we’ve decided to do the same in a few more of Europe’s greatest cities! Best of all, Oliviero Olivieri—the professional photographer who accompanied our tour through Tuscany—is back once again to help you capture amazing photos! Whether you’re a seasoned shutterbug or don’t know an aperture from an F-stop, the
Go Ahead Customer Relations Associate, Rebecca Boudreau, traveled to Italy for the first time this year on our Grand Tour of Italy, and she returned with a tip on blending in with the locals: “Everyone thought I was Italian. All the shop owners addressed me in Italian, and then I’d have to say, ‘No, no, sorry!’ All I did was hide my camera and dress nicely and no one gave me a second look,” she recalled. One reason w
Dinner on the Grand Canal, music in St. Mark’s Square, wandering through Florence’s Duomo, standing in the emperor’s private box at the Colosseum, tossing a coin in the Trevi Fountain—some places should be on every traveler’s must-see list. If you haven’t been to Venice, Florence and Rome yet, consider our 12-day tour of these three cities. Or, if you’re pressed for time, join a gr
This year, Go Ahead traveler Marcy Voelkel, her husband, and their three kids—ages 12, 14 and 16—embarked on Family Vacation: Venice, Florence & Rome as their summer getaway. The plan was to find “a great family experience, and if we made friends, it would be a bonus.” After nine days in Italy, Marcy and her family have officially caught the escorted travel bug: “The kids all say it was the best family vacation e