August 29, 2016

The sun sets on our Italy holiday

After three weeks, the sun has finally set on our Italian adventure. We decided to see out our time here with a three hour sailing trip […]
August 28, 2016

Lifestyles of the rich and famous: Lake Como

So his is how the other half live. Big waterfront palaces, seaplanes and helicopters, and a constant stream of tourists gawking into your property to get […]
August 26, 2016

Colourful Burano

This place reminds me of a packet of Fruit Tingles. Burano is an island a couple of kilometres from Venice, a bit further out on the […]
August 25, 2016

Venice

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

Cinqueterre 

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 […]