2019: May 21 - May 28

$1,699 USD

25% due now

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Join Helene and Michael from heleneinbetween.com on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Italy! Learn how to grow your blog and business while eating pasta, sipping wine, learning about Italian culture and laughing until it hurts.

  • Dates
    2019: May 21 - May 28
  • Price
    $1,699 USD
  • Accommodations
    Double Occupancy in 3+ star Hotels or Apartments
  • Included
    ✓ 3 Dinners
    ✓ Breakfast Every Day
    ✓ Arrival Airport Transfer from FCO
    ✓ Transportation Between Cities
    ✓ Colosseum Tour
    ✓ Tuscany Wine Tour
    ✓ Blogging Workshop
    ✓ Instagram & Photo Workshop
  • Not Included
    × International Flights
    × Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Payment Schedule
    ✓ 25% due now
    ✓ Balance due 60 days before trip
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your hosts

Helene & Michael Sula

Helene and Michael of Helene in Between moved from Texas to Germany to pursue their dreams of traveling Europe. Join them on a fantastic voyage to see the best of Italy! From seeing the greatest monuments, tasting the best food and wine in the world, and learning how to grow your blog and business, this trip will be packed with experiences of a lifetime.

itinerary

Rome: Experience the many alluring historical landmarks while enjoying delizioso Italian cuisine along the way. Explore the city after dark and take part in some of Italy’s best nightlife.

Florence: After Rome, you'll head north to Florence (Firenze). Home of Il David, Michelangelo's tomb, the Ponte Vecchio bridge and many other historical sights. We recommend comfy shoes as you'll have lots to discover by foot in this enchanting Tuscan city.

Cinque Terre: A port city in Liguria, La Spezia serves as our gateway for exploring Cinque Terre, the famous chain of five picturesque seaside villages.

Welcome to Italy! Settle into your accomodations in Rome and meet the crew for a welcome dinner. For those who aren’t too jetlagged, we’ll wander over to Trastevere for a nightcap.

Arrival: Fly into Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) or Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport (CIA). Please note that airport transfers will only be provided from FCO airport.

Included: Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner

Time to delve into the sights. We’ll take you on a tour of the Colosseum where celebrations, sporting events and blood was once shed. Following the tour, we'll check out the Trevi Fountain as we continue exploring. For those interested, we'll offer an optional Vatican tour in the afternoon!

Included: Breakfast, Colosseum Tour

Optional: Vatican Tour

Time to make some moves! After a quick breakfast, we’re headed to Florence (Firenze) by train. In about 2 hours, we’ll arrive at the beautiful capital of Tuscany. Famous for its romantic and enchanting culture, art, and architecture.

Included: Breakfast, Transportation to Florence, Dinner

Today, you'll learn all about growing your blog and business from Helene. You'll have the afternoon to explore beautiful Florence!

Workshop - Blogging Secrets for Success: Learn what Helene did to scale her blog and business to go full-time. She’ll share how you can apply this to your blog or business, and how to leverage even the smallest amount of time to create big results.

Included: Breakfast, Blogging Workshop

Today is all about tasting wine under the Tuscan sun! We’ll embark on a wine tour through the Chianti region of Tuscany and enjoy many laughs along the way.

Included: Breakfast, Tuscany Wine Tour

Pack up your belongings, we’re off to the Ligurian coast of Italy! We'll be staying in the old town of La Spezia, which neighbors Cinque Terre.

Included: Breakfast, Transportation to La Spezia

Capture the best content from the charming towns of Cinque Terre, and master how to edit for the best results!

Workshop - Instagram and Photo Workshop: Learn how to strategically share to Instagram to increase engagement and gain the right kind of exposure. Helene will also be sharing her photo editing tips and together the group will do a photography tour! - Michael will cover DSLR photography including composition and shooting on manual mode. Helene will cover smartphone photography and how to edit photos in Lightroom.

Included: Breakfast, Instagram & Photo Workshop, Closing Dinner

We’re sad to see you go. Let us arrange your trip back to Rome or continue wandering on to other parts of Italy.

Included: Breakfast, Train Ticket to Rome or Pisa

Departure: Take a train back to Rome and fly out of (FCO) or (CIA) or from nearby Pisa International Airport (PIS).

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All of our trips include accommodations, transportation between cities, some meals and a number of activities relevant to the theme of your trip! Most of our hotels also include breakfast, but that varies by destination. A local guide who speaks the language will also be assigned to your trip and ready to provide recommendations every step of the way. Welcome to a better way to follow your passion while seeing the world!
International flights to and from the tripp destination are not included. Looking for cheap flights? Check out kiwi.com!
Excursions and tours vary trip to trip and are based on the theme of the trip. Refer to the trip itinerary to see which activities are included in your trip!
Typically, at least 2 dinners and breakfast every day is included, but it varies trip to trip. You can ask your local guide for tips on where to eat cheap if you’re on a budget! Dietary & allergy information will also be collected leading up to the trip to ensure you’re taken care of.
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A 25% down payment is due at the time of booking. The down payment is refundable until your spot is confirmed at which time it becomes non-refundable. You will receive an email when your spot is confirmed. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior to the trip departure. If you book within 60 days from trip start, the full amount will be due at booking, but still refundable until your spot is confirmed. See all of our Terms & Conditions.
When you book your trip, your spot will enter a pending status. In most cases, your spot will be confirmed about 48 hours after booking. In cases where the trip has not yet achieved the minimum number of bookings required for confirmation, your pending status may last longer. While we typically notify much sooner, you’ll be notified at least 60 days prior to trip start whether or not your spot is confirmed. Your down payment is refundable until your spot is confirmed. We recommend not booking a flight until your spot is confirmed.
We cater to adults past the stage of roughing it - that means no hostels and no hotels below 3 stars. We strive to create an experience that’s not only authentic, but also easily accessible and comfortable. All hotel locations are conveniently located near the heart of each major destination, so you can live like a local. Less time in transit means more time doing; save the commute for back home.
No more than 20 travelers on each trip. In order to create a personalized experience, we feel it is important to keep group sizes smaller. Sometimes, less is more!
We try to start and end all trips in a major city with an international airport for your convenience. It’s up to you whether or not you want to continue your adventure after the trip ends!
We will send a detailed itinerary with everything you need to know at least 2 weeks prior to your trip start date including hotel information and airport transfer information (if included). Before your trip, you’ll be invited to both a Facebook and WhatsApp group to meet the other travelers and start exchanging information. You can expect each trip to kick off with a welcome dinner for you to meet everyone after settling into your room. Bon Appétit!
Unless listed otherwise, you’ll sleep in twin or double shared accommodations with private bathrooms. Traveling with a friend? Just plug in their name while booking under "Special Requests" or shoot us an email at hi@trovatrip.com and we’ll ensure you’re roomed together. Uncomfortable with sharing a room? No problem! Most of our trips offer a single supplement option that you can choose when booking.
Excellent question! We’ll provide a full itinerary including hotel and transportation details at least 2 weeks prior to your trip including all necessary travel information. Accommodations often change depending on the group size, so we like to get the exact itinerary out to you when finalized to avoid confusion.
If you’re leaving the country, you’ll need a valid passport that doesn't expire for at least 6 months from your return date. You may also need a Visa. Unfortunately, we cannot provide Visas or guidance on Visas, so please check with your local consulate. We'll send you a packing list leading up to your trip to help you prep what's needed! If you have specific questions about what to pack, email us at hi@trovatrip.com.
Trips are hosted by topic experts and led by local guides. Most trips also include a Trip Manager to help coordinate. You’ll be introduced to all staff prior to your trip. Feel free to reach out with any questions regarding your upcoming trip or link up on social media!
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Downtime will vary trip to trip according to the itinerary. We do our best not to jam-pack itineraries so that you have some time to explore or relax on your own!
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