Italy

Italy 2012: Day 2, Pope and The Vatican

Italy 2012: Day 2, Pope and The Vatican

Italy 2012: Day 2, The Vatican I woke up the next day feeling refreshed and rested. I got lucky since my bed was a single placed in the corner and blocked by the lockers, which made it seem like I had my own private space. Years of traveling to Europe made…

Italy 2012: Day 1

Italy 2012: Day 1

This was it! I was headed to Rome! I could hardly contain my excitement. Rome was somewhat of a dream destination for me, much like London. The history, the food, the art; all of them were of great interest to me. Plus I got a ticket to be in the…

Hipmunk City Love: The Most Romantic Hotels in Rome

Hipmunk City Love: The Most Romantic Hotels in Rome

Rome is just another one of those grand European capitals that exude romance everywhere you turn. There are the lovely small streets accentuated with works of art, the grand piazzas that were once the center of Roman life, and then you have the silhouettes of some of its most famous sites, all of which make for a picture perfect background. If you’re a couple on your honeymoon or just rekindling the romance in Rome, consider these beautiful and affordable hotels that display elegance and offer its guests plenty of romantic flair. …

Hipmunk City Love: The Best Business Hotels in Milan

Hipmunk City Love: The Best Business Hotels in Milan

This year will be a big year for Milan with the Expo 2015 set to start on May 1 and run until October 31. Millions of visitors are expected to become witnesses to a global event featuring over 140 countries that will show off their latest technologies to help solve the crises on food and hunger. There will be thousands of businessmen and women that will travel in and out of Milan and these hotels are the best ones to welcome them. …

Best Icy Treats in the World

Best Icy Treats in the World

We are nearing the peak of the summer holidays in the northern hemisphere and the temperature is certainly heating up. What do you do? Why cool down of course! There are certainly many different types of icy treats to choose from. There’s ice cream of course, frozen yogurt, gelato and snow cones among others. In celebration of National Ice Cream month, let us tour the world and find out where to get delicious and refreshing icy treats. …