12 Quirky Museums in Northern Italy

12 Quirky Museums in Northern Italy

When travelers to Italy hear the word "museum", we typically think of walking along velvet rope-lines through hallways on old tile floors, admiring paintings, sculpture, and other artwork and artifacts from throughout history. But a stuffed alligator? Lakota moccasins? Salami? A 150-year-old shovel? Here is a list of some of our favorite museums in Italy - you probably didn't learn about most of this stuff in Art History 101.

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Budget Breakdown: How to *Actually* Afford a Vacation to Europe

Budget Breakdown: How to *Actually* Afford a Vacation to Europe

We travel to Europe 5-6 times a year, and we are not rich people, so budgeting is extremely important to us. We create custom itineraries for clients that want to travel to Europe, and in our consultations with them, the issue of money almost always plays a big role. Here's a breakdown of a typical budget. 
Here's a typical budget breakdown, along with a few tips on what you can expect to spend. This is how to have a trip that is immersive, authentic, and affordable - and you won't even notice the 'budget' aspect of it. 

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Little Roads' Best Tips for Booking Overseas Flights

Little Roads' Best Tips for Booking Overseas Flights

People always ask us how we afford to travel as much as we do. We spend a LOT of time searching for flights, and we’ve figured out a few pretty good tricks. The field is always changing; airlines and booking agencies alter their practices, so we are constantly having to learn new techniques to hunt out those deals. Here are our best tips, as of October 2017. 

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Ireland Historic Sights Paired with Gastropubs

Ireland Historic Sights Paired with Gastropubs

Ireland’s landscapes are legendary for a reason: Sweeping green valleys dotted with sheep and cows; blue-green ocean reduced to white spray on jagged coastal cliffs; and evocative ruins of castles, monasteries, round towers, and stone circles.Here we explore a few of these historic sites. Some are free; all are impressive; and each can be paired with an excellent meal at a nearby gastropub.

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