Travel Tip Tuesday: Italy Expat Travel Writing

travel tip tuesday2 Travel Tip Tuesday: Italy Expat Travel Writing

You might have heard about a little blogging contest called Blogging from the Boot, being hosted by yours truly and Tina Ferrari of Tina Tangos. The contest is in full swing, finalists have been selected and voting is now open for the Best Italy Expat Blogging from 2009. (So please go vote!)

During the process of reading submissions and chasing down finalists, I stumbled upon some top-notch travel writing, written by some of my fellow expat in Italy bloggers. I’ve pulled some of my favorites together here for you today.

Enjoy!

Scintilla Travel Tip Tuesday: Italy Expat Travel WritingPhoto by: Scintilla, finalist for Best Expat Photography, 2009

- Danielle of When In Rome Tours tells her story-and the thought process behind the decision-to take 17 of her closest friends and family with her on her Big, Fat, Italian honeymoon and offers a spotlight on Emilia Romagna’s fast cars and slow food.

- Katja of Driving Like a Maniac shares her Roman Holiday-Part I and Part II while discussing the wisdom of wearing the same pair of shoes for the entire trip.

Valley of Temples 1024x682 Travel Tip Tuesday: Italy Expat Travel WritingPhoto by: Lucia, finalist for Best Expat Photography, 2009

- Laura of Ciao Amalfi! talks about one of her new favorite Sunday traditions-listening to the old men play Bocce ball and offers an up-close-and-personal tour of her backyardthe Amalfi Coast.

- Linda of Milanese Masala writes about learning to love nature in a peaceful Tuscan agriturismo while watching a not-so entertaining game of cat and mouse.

Catania Fish Market 1024x682 Travel Tip Tuesday: Italy Expat Travel WritingPhoto by: Lucia, Finalist for Best Expat Photography, 2009

- Lucia of Dim Sum, Bagels and Crawfish (dang, now I’m hungry!) offers her take on Palermo with kids and talks about discovering Posidonia Sphereoids in Sicily.

- Francesca of Burnt by the Tuscan Sun writes about how much Rome has-or hasn’t-changed in the last 2,000 years, offers travelers tips on tipping and even gets into a little Italian potty humor with her post, A Royal Flush.

While these post highlight great Italy expat travel blogging from 2009, I know I’ve missed some fantastic writing. What were some of your favorite Italy travel posts from 2009? Feel free to leave them in the comments!

I wonder what Robin would say about it … let’s hop on over and see what travel tips she is offering up today.

Until next time … Buon Viaggio!

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