MEDICAL

Monteriggioni, Italy – All You Need To Know For Your Visit

Monteriggioni is a charming hilltop town in Tuscany, Italy.  It manages to capture the hearts of all its visitors, young and old.  We love visiting the medieval walled village of Monteriggioni and we often bring our friends and family who are visiting Italy.  Monteriggioni is in a spectacular location, surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, and…

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Accademia with Kids – How to Plan a Family Visit

Thinking about visiting the Accademia with kids? It seems silly to visit Florence and not make a trip to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the statue of David, located in the city’s Accademia Gallery.  But visiting museums with kids in tow isn’t always easy.  The Accademia Gallery isn’t Legoland or Six Flags – the idea of it…

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How to Skip the Line to See the Statue of David

If you’re coming to Florence (Firenze), you’ve probably got ‘see Michelangelo’s statue of David’ high on your list of things to do.  After the Uffizi Galleries, a visit to the Accademia Gallery (Galleria dell’Accademia in Italian) to see the statue of David is the second most popular attraction in Florence.  Which means… there are a…

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38 Tips for Flying Internationally During the Pandemic

Are you and your children planning on traveling overseas for a holiday or to visit family?  Flying internationally with kids can be stressful enough without a pandemic!  Below are some tips to help make your flight(s) safer and less stressful.  These tips are written from my perspective, traveling alone with three small children from Italy…

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Visiting Brolio Castle (Castello di Brolio) with Kids

Visiting a castle is always a hit with kids, so make sure you stop at Brolio Castle while you’re in Chianti.  The castle dates to the Middle Ages and has been owned by the Ricasoli family since 1141!  Kids will enjoy exploring the outside grounds, the chapel, the crypt, and the gardens.  The visit is…

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