Archive for 'Italy'
Posted on 27. Jan, 2015 by Dani.
You might call me cheesy, but I absolutely adore Venice! Despite many people seeing the city as an overpriced tourist trap, I can still see the gorgeous city beyond the touts. Today I’m sharing 7 facts about Venice with you that you might not know yet:
Posted on 07. Dec, 2014 by Dani.
Resting in the North-West part of Italy sits Milan. A city brimming with life, beauty and character; a city who’s grace and splendour hits you hard directly upon arrival. The Milanese are not quite the pizza-loving-spaghetti-eating-wildly gesticulating stereotype of Italians – but they are incredibly welcoming and open in more of a cosmopolitan style. If […]
Posted on 12. Aug, 2011 by Dani.
The costs of traveling in Italy are right in the middle of the pack in terms of European travel, but the idea of luxurious villas and indulgent food and wine in Tuscany tends to scare off budget travelers. However, with just a little clever pre-planning, travelers in any budget range can discover this beautiful region on a shoestring, without sacrificing any of the indulgence that makes Tuscany a must-visit destination.
Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by Jess.
For those who haven’t been there, what they say about Tuscany really is true: gorgeous hills planted with olive trees and vineyards. While you could spend your trip in a rustic villa, swimming, sipping and sleeping the days away, taking in the culture and public life of Tuscany is fascinating. Read on for our top choices, which may surprise you…
Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by Dani.
How is it that what started off as a convenient path for neighboring villages to sell fruit became the Cinque Terre National Park and UNESCO World Heritage site it is today? In a word? Love…
Posted on 31. Jul, 2011 by Jess.
We hiked the 10km rugged coastline of Cinque Terre in Northern Italy on the path that connect the five world-famous villages, up dangerous part of dirt paths and along the path of love, plus we had plenty of pizza in between.
Posted on 22. Jul, 2011 by Dani.
Both huge fans of wine, olives, pizza and pasta , we had been wanting to visit Italy together for years but for some reason, it never worked out. This year we finally made it – and had an incredible trip. Here’s a taste of our time in Italy.
Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by Jess.
Welcome to our weekly series Hotel Tip of The Week. Being on the road every day of the year means we stay at countless hotels along the way. For all the run-of-the-mill spots, there are the absolute gems which tick all the boxes, culminating in a trip highlight, rather than just a place to stay. This week’s Hotel Tip: Belmonte Vacanze in Tuscany, Italy.