Looking for a little La dolce vita?
Virtually explore Italy with locals to decide where to go and what to see during your next trip to Italy. From hidden gems to popular destinations discover authentic Italian charm with those who know and love it best, Italians!
We’re Paolo and Brandy. Together we have been traveling across Italy for over a decade. After becoming dual Italian American citizens we moved to Italy to live out our early retirement dreams. Now we travel to Italy’s most popular destinations and explore hidden gems full time from our home base in the Italian Alps. We made ALOR Italy for anyone hoping to move to Italy, or simply visit Italy for a little la dolce vita.
What’s on ALOR Italy
On ALOR Italy we share helpful information about visiting Italy from Driving in Italy to How to Use a Bidet. Looking to move to Italy? You’ll also find information about dual citizenship, renovating a house in Italy, and what it’s like to live in Italy. Plus, see photo galleries from top travel destinations to hidden gems across Italy in our Pictures of Italy feature.
Latest Articles & Galleries
15 Reasons to See the Country of San Marino in Italy
San Marino is one of two independent countries in Italy. Top fifteen reasons to visit San Marino in Italy, including why it is so much fun! On a recent trip to the Marche region of Italy, Paolo turned to me and said, “Do you want to see a new country?” I thought he was talking… Read more
Why Eating in Italy is My Favorite Thing!
It’s official. Eating in Italy is my favorite thing. That’s no small statement because there are countless other things I love about living in Italy. Little things like drinking Italian wine, traveling, being relaxed, and living a slower pace of life. Oh, and affordable Italian healthcare! If you caught my last post you’ll understand that… Read more
Colorful Pictures of Florence Italy & Fun Facts
A tour of the Florence Cathedral reveals the story of one of the world’s biggest and most mysterious domes. Read more
Moving to Italy from the USA? 7 Hardest Things
Wondering if moving to Italy from the USA is right for you? If you’re an American in search of a slower pace of life or la dolce vita, Italy might be on your radar. Moving to Italy is for sure an adventure. Unfortunately, it’s not for everyone. Moving to Italy from USA Despite traveling around… Read more
88 Pictures of the Alps in All Four Seasons
Curious what the Alps look like all year round? See pictures of the Alps in all four seasons in our Italian Alps photo gallery from Bardonecchia, Italy. Pictures of the Alps May 8th Paolo and I will have lived in our home in the Italian Alps for two years! Hence, we’re celebrating with a look… Read more
21 Enchanting Pictures of Perugia Italy at Night
Curious about what it feels like to explore Italy at night? See pictures from our evening walks in Perugia, Italy. Plus, we’ve included a list of what to see in Perugia and the best reasons why we think it’s worth visiting. Perugia Italy Pictures Today’s Pictures of Italy gallery of Perugia shows why off-season travel in Italy… Read more