A Taste of Italy

Italy has always been on my must have visit list, probably ever since I watched Audrey Hepburn’s “Roman Holiday”.  My best friend and I finally decided to just do it!  We took 10 days and squeezed in as much as we could in that time.

Knowing we wanted to hit multiple locations, we had to firstly decide the best way to do this.  There are multiple ways to get around Italy, many opt for train as you can get multi day passes.  We opted to rent a car as we wanted the freedom to stop various places without worrying about dragging our luggage along with us.

One warning many people don’t talk about with regards to driving in Italy is their traffic laws.  If you are seen by traffic enforcement not obeying a regulation, they do not actually need to stop you.  They just take note of the license plate, send the violation to the rental agency, which in turn provides your information and next thing you know is you have a ticket in the mail.  So pay extra attention to restricted driving streets, round abouts, speed limits, etc.

I’m a big foodie so that was what I looked forward to most about Italy (other then the shopping).  Following are my food highlights from each city I visited:

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