Category Archives: Italy

A Tuscan Wine Tour

While staying in Siena, it was a dream of ours to go on a wine tour through the beautiful rolling hills of Tuscany.  So we arranged through the hotel we were staying in for day trip through theView full post »

Under A Tuscan Sky: Siena By Night

Siena, in Tuscany is simply stunning. We had visited the region before, staying in Florence, but had heard so many wonderful things about this medieval walled city – we knew we needed to seeView full post »

Cinque Terre – Manarola – Riomaggiore {Part 4}

After having a rest, it was time to take on the final stage of our 5 town hike. But thankfully this was by far the easiest out of them all! The stretch between Manarola and Riomaggiore is calledView full post »

Cinque Terre – Corniglia – Manarola {Part 3}

On leaving Corniglia, we set off for the next of our towns Manarola which is the second smallest of the famous Cinque Terre towns. Sadly, we soon discovered that we were unable to walk this part ofView full post »

Cinque Terre – Vernazza – Corniglia {Part 2}

After surviving the first part of our hike, and having a well deserved rest – we set off again! This time, to Corniglia (the tiny town you can see in the distance in the photographView full post »

Cinque Terre – Monterosso Al Mare – Vernazza {Part 1}

On our only full day here in the Cinque Terre, we had a lot to cover off! We had a big day ahead, so we rose very early to start the long 12kms walk from Monterosso along the cliff side toView full post »

Monterosso al Mare

After a long day of travelling we had finally arrived in Italy! It took most of the day, and stopping at Genoa and Ventimiglia train stations to change trains, but eventually we made it to the tinyView full post »