Top 8 January: Happy New Year!

We wish you a Happy New Year! Why not walk into 2022 planning the vacation of your dreams? Have a fresh and brand new start to authentic travel by checking out our January Top 8 Instagram accounts and businesses to follow and support.

GoSicily (Sicily)

Experience the thrill of authentic cooking with GoSicily. They welcome tourists and internet users from all over the world. With their Sicilian cooking courses, food and wine tours, and educational workshops, you will have an unforgettable experience. 

In Balloon (Barolo)

Have a birds eye view of Italy with In Balloon. With their exclusive hot air balloon flights, you will have one of the most unique, original and exciting ways to live a travel experience.

Slowhills (Tuscany)

Ride around Italy in  style with Slowhills. They offer rental cars and Vespas for weddings, tours, and events. Enjoy a combination of what the beautiful Tuscan and Umbrian hills can offer and the romantic flavor that only scooters and vintage cars can express.


Fall in love with the Italian language with Scuolazzurri. Learn all about their food, stories, traditions, seasons, and many more Italian places. With their help, you will be talking like a native in no time. 

Caffè Fusari (Verona)

Based in Verona, Caffè Fusari is a historic artisan coffee roasting laboratory. With their expertise, they produce artisan coffee beans and grounds for any coffee lover. They have nothing but the best quality from all over the world. 

Italian Exclusive Villas

Spend your luxury vacation staying at Italian Exclusive Villas. On top of this, they also provide exclusive top quality tours and itineraries that are made just for you! With their expert team, they will make sure you have the vacation of your dreams. 

Sicilian Holidays Tour (Sicily)

Find out what Sicily has to offer with Sicilian Holidays Tour. They provide the best travel services and create customized experiences for their clients. Fall in love with their history, culture, and breathtaking views.

Villa Gioiella (Umbria)

Experience a magical 6 bedroom holiday home on the Umbria Tuscany border with Villa Gioiella. The villa has beautiful views over Tuscany across the Valdichiana, to Montepulciano, and to Cortona. With spacious rooms, chic interiors, and countless amenities, you will never want to leave.

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Adriana Suarez

Top 8 Editor

Based in Miami, I am the Contributing Editor for Live in Italy Magazine, and Public Relations Assistant and Social Media Account Manager at Allegory PR Services. I am currently a senior at Florida International University, and am majoring in public relations. In my free time, I love to bake; read; take photos; and make art. I am an avid lover of plants and have a wide collection of them. Passionate about traveling, I enjoy learning about cultures around the world. I have traveled all over Italy, more specifically: Rome, Venice, Sicily, Naples, Positano, Pisa, and Florence.

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