Italy What to Expect

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Traveling with Children in Italy 
Vieste, Puglia Region, Italy
it is a funny litle town. i sailed in to viesete couple of yeares ago. from the sea it look like somwhere in north africa. it has a lighthouse in front of the port and it looks like a mosk. al houses are with flat roofs, painted in white, with small windows. at least odd......
when u pass the first row of bulding next to the sea the town reveals itself: the flair of south of italy. it is loud, friendly, in a strange kind of speed.
we sailed in around 3pm. the streets in the center where not to crowded. most of the shops had closed. but after 8pm, when the sun goes down, life pores into the street. kids stay up until after midnight playing socker on the streets, shops r open until who knows when, older folks sit in front of their doors long long after dark.
with one word, it has a certain something.
it is a town, so it has all needed - hotels, hostels (aldo i would not recomend a hostel in the south of italy), shops, private acomodation.
if u wanna see a part of the southern culture and way of living this is the spot. if u want to spend time on the beach and swim, this is not the place cause the sea there is gently said not nice. if u wanna swim go on the other side of italy.
if u wanna enjoy a diferent and nice culture stay here.
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San Giuseppe Iato, Sicilia Region, Italy
Just kidding.........!!!! =D
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Lido di Camaiore, Tuscany Region, Italy
Good if you plan some sea with children.
But forget nice sea and clean water...
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Jesolo, Veneto Region, Italy
Hotel Verdi - nice accomodation (http://www.hotelverdijesolo.com/)
- beautiful beach good for small children too
Joly Roger - perfect and big fun (http://www.jollyroger.it)
Student agency - good bus transport, or use airport to venice, and than the local bus
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Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region, Italy
Do not miss Piazza Unita'!
During windy days you may see the Alps rising from the sea!
Not kidding!
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Women Travelers in Italy 
Rome, Lazio Region, Italy
Ladies: careful what you wear (especially in summer). Not only will you find it difficult to get into certain areas of the Vatican, Italian men tend to show their appreciation of the fine female form with a pinch on the bum. After a day of sightseeing, me bum was purple. ciao bella!
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Rome, Lazio Region, Italy
I traveled Rome solo. Before I went I was nervous about getting around in a non-english country but honestly I had no problems getting around Rome or finding someone to answer a question for me. Most people (and the tons of tourists) speak English very well.
Also as a solo female traveler, I didn't walk around alone at night. I noticed there were heaps of poorly lit areas so just walk with a friend you meet in the hostiles.
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Gay/Lesbian Travelers in Italy 
Rome, Lazio Region, Italy

An extraordinary country! Good to visit, always!
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Venice, Veneto Region, Italy
Dont travel with a group in venice!!! - after you diembarked from your opereta boat, go alone and dont stick with the group. the group tours show san marco and realto- and stick 3 hours to unesseary explanations. venice is small and easy to get around- go always by foot and alone- so you will reach all the shops. by the way- there is a small market on the beach right after san marco
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Pisa, Tuscany Region, Italy
Be sure to stop by Cinque Terre on the way to Pisa because you can just fly by and not notice these really cool little towns on the way. Great beaches and really picturesque places to walk/ take pictures or whatever.
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Florence, Tuscany Region, Italy
The art and culture of millenarian times in one place
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Florence, Tuscany Region, Italy
firenze is superb! You really have to visit it once in your life. All the art and the little streets, just marvellous!
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Dangers & Annoyances in Italy 
Rome, Lazio Region, Italy

An extraordinary country! Good to visit, always!
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Venice, Veneto Region, Italy
Dont travel with a group in venice!!! - after you diembarked from your opereta boat, go alone and dont stick with the group. the group tours show san marco and realto- and stick 3 hours to unesseary explanations. venice is small and easy to get around- go always by foot and alone- so you will reach all the shops. by the way- there is a small market on the beach right after san marco
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Pisa, Tuscany Region, Italy
Be sure to stop by Cinque Terre on the way to Pisa because you can just fly by and not notice these really cool little towns on the way. Great beaches and really picturesque places to walk/ take pictures or whatever.
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Florence, Tuscany Region, Italy
The art and culture of millenarian times in one place
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Florence, Tuscany Region, Italy
firenze is superb! You really have to visit it once in your life. All the art and the little streets, just marvellous!
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Italy Health 
Florence, Tuscany Region, Italy
One of the most beautiful places i went to, and i want to go back there. The shopping is fantastic as is the lovely architecture. You can get your caricature drawn by one of the many artists along the street, take photos of 'David', and also walk the infamous bridge laden with shops of gold - once the shops of butchers meat!! There are many designer stores and many crepe stands, but don't forget to leave without picking up a real piece of genuine leather garment from florence! Don't miss also the 'Space Discoteca' night club!! Don't worry if you hurt yourself in Florence, hospital help is great in florence (if you can speak italian- although all doctors speak english)
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Balestrate, Sicilia Region, Italy
Balestrate is a perfect place to stay and enjoy your holidays spending your time between splendid sandy beaches and amazing archaeological sites. From there you can visit the Greek temple of Segesta, the antique Roman town of Selinunte, the museum of Mozia, the medieval Erice and so on... I suggest you to book one week at VILLA SEA AND ARCHAEOLOGY, it's very nice, quiet, clean and also ...cheap !!! http://www.villaseasicily.iowners.net/
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Ansedonia, Tuscany Region, Italy
The beach is often crowded, but the sea in summer is warm, and the water is clean. At sunset, be careful: there's a loto of very aggressive mosquitos!
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Delianuova, Calabria Region, Italy
good place to be in contact with nature!
good restaurant and really nice persons!
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Parma, Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy
Cool place . . .
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