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Italyís 6 Top Food Markets

Italyís 6 Top Food Markets

9/13/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade Florence (Italy), Naples (Italy), Palermo (Italy), Rome (Italy), Venice (Italy)

From north to south, Italyís cuisine is delicious and somewhat different from region to region. And where can all these foods be found? The markets.

3 Steps to Becoming a Private Tour Guide

3 Steps to Becoming a Private Tour Guide

9/10/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade

Becoming a tour guide can be easy and one of the most fulfilling activities, or even a career. Private guiding requires a few key skills, such as the ability to work with people from different walks of life and with many personalities. Speaking other languages can often help. If this is you, then you can become a private guide in 3 steps.

7 Benefits of Hiring a Private Tour Guide

7 Benefits of Hiring a Private Tour Guide

9/10/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade

There are numerous benefits to hiring your own personal tour guide. If you have taken a bus tour or other large, guided tour, you probably have certain aspects you disliked. Travelers who selected the do-it-yourself route have also expressed disappointment. For your benefit, here are the top 7 reasons most tourists mentioned for hiring a private guide.

Top-6 tourist-free beach destinations in Europe

Top-6 tourist-free beach destinations in Europe

8/26/2013 Article author: Joe Sorenno Murcia (Spain), Croatia, France, Greece, Italy

We bet everyone dreams of spending his/her summer vacation taking sun bathes on some of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean coast. However, thereís one big problem Ė most of the popular sites are overcrowded by thousands of tourists and those who enjoy more sequestering sites just donít feel comfortable there. So where should they go in order to have a great vacation on the wonderful Mediterranean coast and avoid coming across crowds of other tourists?

How to find cheap accommodation in Italy

How to find cheap accommodation in Italy

8/26/2013 Article author: Fiona Hostings Italy

It is natural that tourists are eager to find cheaper accommodation while traveling through Italy, thatís why finding an affordable lodging becomes their paramount goal. Rome, Venice and Florence are extremely expensive cities and tourist sites and sometimes it costs up to 150 euro to stay at night at a hotel. Itís hard to save much money in such conditions, right? However, there are certain ways to save your precious money without sacrificing the quality of your vacation. Letís see what they are!

A place in the sun: where to buy real estate in Greece

A place in the sun: where to buy real estate in Greece

8/26/2013 Article author: Vicky Teilor Greece

Houses and apartments in Greece are bought primarily by those who had an opportunity to enjoy the countryís kindly Mediterranean climate, the hospitality of the locals and moderate prices at least once. Greece abounds in beautiful picturesque sites and it is extremely difficult for foreigners to decide where to buy a new house under the Hellas sun. Thatís why we decided you would find useful our list of top destinations for buying real estate.

Dreaming of Rio

Dreaming of Rio

7/27/2013 Article author: Cathy Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

I have traveled extensively during my lifetime, and I am still amazed at what an enormous difference it has made for me since I began engaging the services of a local professional private guide in each of my destination cities. Previously I would find myself completely frustrated when I have attempted to navigate in foreign cities, struggling with language and directions, uncertain as to the best attractions I should see and having to take a gamble on choosing the right places to eat. Never again will I have to deal with these types of inconveniences! A few years ago a close friend recommended that I take a look at the Private-Guides.com website and consider consulting with one of their professional local private guides. Now whenever I plan my next traveling adventure, the first thing I do is go to Private-Guides.com and choose my personal guide.

Worldwide Festivals in August

Worldwide Festivals in August

7/18/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade

For summer travelers, festivals and celebrations offer fun times and great sites. If you are planning to take a little time off this August, consider some of these fantastic events and plan accordingly.

A Gourmet Look: From Land to Sea in Italy

A Gourmet Look: From Land to Sea in Italy

7/18/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade Florence (Italy), Naples (Italy), Rome (Italy), Sardinia (Italy), Sicilia (Italy)

Italy is a food-loverís delight. With flavorful dishes inland and its many coasts, great restaurants can be found all over Italy, but where should you go? At Private Guides, we are here to help with a wonderful taste of Italy to help guide your coming trip, and your taste buds.

Worldwide Festivals in July

Worldwide Festivals in July

7/15/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade

Summer travelers unite and celebrate! If you plan to travel or even do a little country hopping this July, we have just what you are looking for, some of the most exciting July celebrations worldwide.

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