A Foodie in Florence

Gilad Berenstein, founder and CEO of Utrip, is a major foodie. Light dazzles in his eyes as he speaks of the meal he had the previous evening, the matzah ball soup that his mother makes, the perfected pita of Seattle’s Falafel Salam… When he had the opportunity to explore Florence, Italy for a travel conference,…

Journey to a Tuscan Vineyard: Savor Every Sip

By Yasmine El Tabib My brother and I wound through the verdant hills of Tuscany on a motorcycle, passing endless rows of grapevines. We arrived at Fèlsina, a winery of the Poggiali family since 1966. A gorgeous Italian woman then packed us in her truck and drove us a short distance to where the grapes…

From Calabria to Tuscany and Back

By Yasmine El Tabib Calabria We woke up at dawn. As the last straggling stars were absorbed into the brilliant blue that emerged, we headed down the familiar road through the town I had been plopped in for 5 weeks as part of my study abroad, but ended up living in for 14. It was…

Pizzale Michelangelo

9 Romantic Things to do in Florence

Florence is one of the most romantic destinations on Earth. It is perfect for someone looking to spend a memorable holiday with a loved one. You will both cherish this visit for a lifetime. Or perhaps, you’re looking for some great proposal ideas. Here is our list of the Most Romantic Things to do in…