Enclaves & Exclaves of Italy: Campione d’Italia & San Marino

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When you hear the word “enclave” in connection to Italy, you probably think of Vatican City. An enclave is basically a country or designated piece of land within a country, and Vatican City is probably the most famous one in the world.

An exclave, on the other hand, is part of a nation that exists completely unattached to that nation. Italy happens to have a few enclaves and exclaves, and in this article I want to write a little bit about visiting one of each: the exclave of Campione d’Italia (pictured above), and the enclave of San Marino.

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The Complete Charleston City Guide

What If We - Bridge - Sept 16

With Charleston’s charming cobblestone streets, magnolia trees, fried food delicacies, and southern hospitality, are you at all surprised that it’s been voted #2 best city in the world by Travel and Leisure? Take it from me, a Charleston native, to tell you it’s true.

I’ve spent 17 years of my life calling Charleston home and, quite frankly, I am happy to have grown up there. The field trips to Fort Sumter, visits to the aquarium, and beating the summer’s heat with getaways to Isle of Palms made my childhood experiences very memorable.

Because of my love for this city, I’ve collected a numbers of places worth visiting if you ever find yourself in the Holy City. Restaurants, attractions, gyms-they are all here, to make your vacation in Charleston the best trip yet.

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The Best of Italian Islands: Ischia

What If We - Forio - Jun 15

Reading the title of this post, you are probably asking yourself, “What or where is Ischia?” as it is often one of the more underrated islands in Italy that people don’t usually hear about. If you have heard of Ischia, it is probably due to the recent earthquake that occurred a week ago on the island, but don’t let this news turn you away from this magical place just yet.

As unfortunate as that news is, in reality, earthquakes are quite common in Italy in general and can happen anywhere at anytime. During my time living in Rome, I experienced at least 3 earthquakes that I can re-call.

With this post, I wanted to shed light on this beautiful, little island and re-visit my memories during our short 2 day stay there at the beginning of this summer…

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