August 25, 2016


This truly is one of the most photogenic places on Earth. We arrived here after catching a high speed train from Florence. After a bit of […]
August 24, 2016

Blue skies, blue water… And ‘sand’

Warning. There’s lots of blue skies, blue water and gelato ahead. We’ve said goodbye to the incredible Cinque Terre area, after spending a day exploring and […]
August 22, 2016


Greetings from Riomaggoire, at Cinqueterre. This is a quaint little coastal town known the world over. After a long train trip here, and a long struggle […]
August 22, 2016

Florence. Time to get some culture.

Culture. You can’t go to Florence without soaking up some. We spent Saturday wandering around the city, visiting the Uffizi and doing a great walking tour, […]
August 20, 2016

Siena and San Gimignano. And truffles.

Let’s be honest. Our day trip to Siena didn’t get off to the best start. After catching a regional train, we struggled to find our way… […]
August 19, 2016

Ye Olde Tuscano

Having been curtailed in our travels by not being able to get a rental car, we decided to do a tour of the Tuscany region as […]
August 18, 2016

Florence, food envy and turning forty

If the first day of my 40s is anything to go by, entering my fourth decade ain’t so bad. But Tuscany is one a bit out […]
August 16, 2016

Fireworks. For me?

We timed our trip to Positano perfectly. August 15 is the Feast of the Assumption, and the Italians take their religion very seriously. I thought the […]
August 16, 2016


Pants. Capri pants. Embarrassingly, that’s about as much as I knew about Capri before going there today. The Isle of Capri is about 50 minutes in […]
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