Sea and Serenity in Portovenere

Sea and Serenity in Portovenere

This morning we took the ferry and departed for the southmost village of Portovenere which was yet another beautiful village on the west coast of Italy. Some refer to it as the jewel of Liguria. Taking the ferry was a wonderful way of viewing the villages from the...
Food, Wine and Freedom in Cinque Terre

Food, Wine and Freedom in Cinque Terre

We took the early train to Monterosso to begin our morning walk to Vernazza in Cinque Terre. We were aware that we may need to transform ourselves into a mountain goat to climb these hills. Yes, it was steep, but boy was it worth it. Wow, it was a sight to behold. A...
Cinque Terre Colour

Cinque Terre Colour

Our Agriturismo near the Cinque Terre After enjoying the most delicious breakfast prepared at our Agriturismo we set off to meet Erika, our local guide for the day. What is an Agriturismo I hear you ask? An Agriturismo in Italy is a certain type of farm house...
Country & Chianti Tuscany

Country & Chianti Tuscany

It’s time to hit the road and soak up everything glorious about Tuscany. So picture it if you will. Imagine lots of women, many suitcases, and lots of laughter as we head off with Fabrizio to explore this intoxicating part of the world. We are clearly pleased that our...
Florence : Architecture & Art

Florence : Architecture & Art

There was so much to see today, yet again, so we set off early to explore Florence on foot as you do. I should have carried my Fit Bit to see how many km’s we clocked up each day! BOBOLI GARDENS We needed a hit of greenery and nature in our lives, so we headed to the...