Ahh Italy in the summer time! Long hot days, the beach, cocktails under the warm night sky and it’s socially acceptable to eat more than one gelato a day. Sure, Italy can get quite crowded at this time of year, but I actually don’t care! Growing up in Australia, I’ve always been a beach girl at heart and throughout the summer months in Italy, the smell of the sea and hearing a Vespa zoom by, warms my heart. And depending on where you are, things like granita or just sliced watermelon, cool you down at the beach clubs dotted along coastal towns. But not everyone heads to the beach in summer and if cities, lakes or mountains are your thing, then Italy is still the place to be! There are so many options on where to spend your summer holiday in Italy and I’ve compiled a list of tips from locals in the know – my friends who live (or practically live) in Italy and have sure seen their fair share. Including my own, here are 30 tips (with a couple of destination double ups!) to tease and taunt you into spending summer in bella Italia! Read the full article here...