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Getty Villa Malibu – The “Other” Getty Museum in LA

Getty Villa Malibu - View of Inner Peristyle Garden and Bronze Sculptures

Getty Villa Malibu – Inner Peristyle Garden, Fountain and Bronze Sculptures – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

During a recent weekend trip to Los Angeles, we enjoyed a fun one-day getaway in Malibu. Famous for its stunning beaches, surfing and celebrities, the area is also home to the beautiful Roman-inspired Getty Villa (the “other” Getty museum in L.A.) This one is dedicated to the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria (the other Getty venue, located near downtown L.A. is more modern and houses European works of art). Both attractions are well worth the visit and make a fun day out. Continue reading

Tickle your taste buds by taking a trip to Italy

For a holiday that truly tickles your taste buds, there is nowhere quite like Italy.

The country has a rich food history, spanning from medieval times right through to the modern day and has created dishes that have become popular all over the globe.

If you want to get a flavour of where leading chefs such as Aldo Zilli and Michelin-starred Gualtiero Marchesi have got their inspiration from, you might want to take in the following cities.

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Top International Cities – Top 10 Europe, Top 10 Asia

Italy - Statue of David in Florence  Italy - Alana & Barry in gondola on honeymoon in Venice

Can you guess which European and Asian cities topped Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards?

The Top 10 European Cities and Top 10 Asian Cities include those that are famous for their history, art, culture, architecture, breathtaking scenery, shopping, nightlife and fabulous food. Check out the top cities around the world before planning your next vacation.

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Rome Tip: Take an Open-Air Double Decker Bus Tour to see the sights of Rome

What a great way to see Rome’s top attractions in a short time, especially if it’s your first visit! We like to take Double-Decker Bus Tours when traveling to different cities. You can hop-on-and-off at your leisure and then go back to the places you want to spend more time visiting.

Rome’s open-air double-decker buses give you a full 360-degree panoramic view of the sights as you travel along your route. Choose from a 24 or 48-hour ticket with which to make use of the 17 stops in the most beautiful, cultural and historic areas of the Eternal city. The tour operates 365 days per year. It’s very good value for your money.

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