Review: Southern Italy and Sicily with Trafalgar

Italy with Trafalgar

By: Maya Keith, Travel Consultant

Bonjourno! The Sicily and Southern Italy with Trafalgar tour provided me with insights in to the Italian language, culture, history, food, and their beautiful amazing landscaping and coastline.

Our Italy with Trafalgar tour started with an evening orientation drive through the city to see St. Peter’s basilica in the Vatican City, an independent state with some of the world’s most extra-ordinary art and antiques. This day ended with a welcome reception where we had an opportunity to meet and greet our fellow travelers at a lovely, underground, carved rock restaurant.

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No, Americans Don’t Need Visas To Visit Europe

Visa to visit Europe

In the past week, there have been some confusing and misinterpreted reports about purported visa requirements for US citizens to travel to Europe. Here at AffordableTours.com we felt like we needed to chime in and clarify: no visa requirement has been added for US citizens traveling to Europe. Period. It is highly unlikely there will ever be one. There. We can now stop the panic.

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Christmas Market Tips

Spending time at a Christmas market has been an annual tradition in Europe for centuries. Mixing iconic sights and seasonal delights in central Europe, this encounter features festive vendors selling their crafts and treats on the street in front of illuminated landmarks. The markets are perfect for Christmas shopping because most of the gifts and decorations are handmade, affordable and you can’t find anywhere else.

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