Italy

Italy is the home of Florence where the Renaissance movement all began, historical buildings and relish in their “outdoor museum,” food connoisseurs. Grab your must-have photo with the Leaning Tower of Pisa on the way to the Roman Empire, Italy´s capital city. Rome boasts over 2000 years worth of incredible history, visit the infamous Colosseum, make a wish for love at the Trevi Fountain and go see some of Michelangelo’s best work in the world famous Sistine Chapel within Vatican City.

Up-And-Coming Travel Destinations in 2014: Europe

Jan 08th, 2014

At the start of the year after all the resolutions are made, and the bucket lists are written, it’s a good time to look for some inspiration for your new travel goals. Perhaps you want to travel more this year but … Continue reading

San Crispino: The Best Gelato in Rome

Jun 17th, 2013

The gelato from the San Crispino ice cream shop is considered to be the best in all of Rome, and maybe even Italy! The shop’s fame increased notably when Elizabeth Gilbert mentioned this gem in her recent novel “Eat, pray, love”. Yet, … Continue reading

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Knok: Home Exchange Infographic

Jun 11th, 2013

Check out Knok’s latest infographic on the main destinations of the world to home exchange in, all the advantages of swapping and the types of users that home exchange attracts! Take a look!

Movie inspiration: To Rome with Love

Apr 09th, 2013

How about a cinematographic walk on the gorgeous streets of Rome? Woody Allen’s To Rome with Love, brings the Italian city as one of its main locations, as he has previously did with Paris, in Midnight in Paris and Barcelona, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Chocolate Festivals in the World

Mar 06th, 2013

People love chocolate! It is such a huge industry with so many loyal fans all over the world that simply adore the smell and the flavor of these dark brown delights that melt in your mouth. Want to discover the … Continue reading

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Rome: La Dolce Vita

Jan 08th, 2013

Once upon a time the capital of the mighty Roman Empire, Rome is steeped in history, art and ‘la dolce vita‘. What an incredible experience it is to walk the same streets as Julius Caesar, Michelangelo and da Vinci! The majestic … Continue reading

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Home Exchange: Find the perfect date for your home

Oct 02nd, 2012

The concept of swapping homes involves the fact that one has to find the perfect and ideal home in which they feel comfortable to stay while travelling on their holidays. One of the most important aspects in the process of … Continue reading

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Naples: The Other Side of Italy

Aug 02nd, 2012

Italy, in spite of not being too big of a country is definitely a country of contrasts. And Naples is one such city where chaos is the language. Founded by the Greeks and developed by the Romans, Naples means “New … Continue reading

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