Everyone has a general idea of what Italy is all about. However, that doesn’t mean that everything you think is Italian is actually authentic or traditional. So before you go on a tour of Italy, read this to learn more about the 5 mistakes you should avoid making on your vacation: Ordering a Frappuccino. This beverage is actually a trademarked drink from Starbucks, and hence, it cannot be found in traditional Italian coffee shops. So if you’re looking for coffee, opt for an old school cappuccino instead—and order it in the morning with a cornetto (not a croissant!), as it’s considered a breakfast drink. Or go for an espresso after a meal. Expecting you can buy tickets at the bus stop for the bus; or for access to tourist attractions at the place itself. Unlike other countries, bus tickets in Italian towns are usually sold at corner stores, newspaper stands, […]
A wonderful time in Italy!
We had a wonderful time in Italy! Our favorite was probably Venice - absolutely loved the water! Second would be Sorrento - the farm experience was the BEST! The food everywhere was fantastic and we enjoyed the variety of wines and desserts too. ;) Being able to drive ourselves the first several days was a blast...
Laurene Clark (Berkeley Springs, WV)
Customized Vacation, April 2016