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    Little Roads Launches its First e-book!

    We have published our first travel guide as an e-book! “Six Tourist-Free Itineraries for the Foodie Traveler in Tuscany” is the first in what will become a set of…

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    Elusive Italian Gems in Emilia Romagna and Lago Maggiore

    Our recent trip to the breadbasket of Italy is a reminder of everything we all love about Italian cuisine. The Emilia Romagna region – home of such famous foods as balsamic…

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    New Experiences in County Cork, Ireland

    Our recent trip to Ireland’s County Cork was extremely fruitful. Though we covered a relatively small area on the map, we came away with a wealth of fantastic experiences…

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    Exploring Devon & Dorset

    Venture into the heart of the southwestern peninsula of England: The coastal counties of Devon and Dorset have some of the greatest natural scenery in the whole country. Explore…

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    Mystical England

    Central England is a treasure-trove of sights, from Oxford University’s ancient and hallowed halls to fields of wild ponies in Exmoor National Park; from ancient megaliths…

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    Ah… Venice.

    Perhaps the most famous destination in all of Italy, Venice was the seat of a republic whose influence and wealth rivaled that of ancient Rome itself. Originally founded as a…

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    New places, deeper explorations in Tuscany

    Our most recent trip to Tuscany had us visiting places we’d never been before, as well as delving more thoroughly into some more familiar towns and sights. Etruscan tombs,…

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    Ireland

    We’ve explored a good deal of the east and west coasts of Ireland, finding its magical nuance in many places: Stay in old lighthouses that seem like they’re at the end of the…

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    Rome and Vicinity

    Our Italy trips often see us flying in and out of the Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) airport, since those flights are frequently the cheapest and easiest to schedule. We fly in and rent a…

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    Umbria

    Next to Tuscany, Umbria is probably the next favorite region for many tourists. It has fewer “big” destinations comparable to places like Tuscany’s Florence or Siena, but it…

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    South of Rome

    We rarely visit south of Rome, but it has a lot to offer an adventurous traveler. Some spots in this area – especially Pompeii, and also the Amalfi Coast towns of Sorrento…

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    Tuscany

    The central province of Tuscany is perhaps the most famous, both for its incredible history and its quintessential panoramic landscapes. The province has strict building codes for…

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    Northern Italy / Lakes Region

    This section includes the Lakes of Maggiore, Orta, Iseo, Garda, Toblino and Varese, plus many castles, restaurants and artisans in Lombardia and Piemonte. The north of the country…

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    England

    Take in the most beautiful views, the most interesting sights, the best tasting beer, that England has to offer! We’ve built extensive pages all about Cornwall,…

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