The Cinque Terre


In Italy, in Liguria, there is a unique place that at least once in life is worth visiting, the Cinque Terre National Park. Five beautiful villages overlooking a cobalt blue sea, with very clean waters. From west to east they are: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Behind the Read More

Spoleto Second Time Around Better Than The First


As I continued my journey with my travel professionals in the region of Umbria we visited  Spoleto.  I visited this ancient city  in the province of Perugia several years ago in January  without a tour guide.  The second time around was better than the first. Michele continued to be our guide in Spoleto for our Umbria trip.  Read More

The Perfect Holiday in Brescia


Brescia is the perfect city in Italy for an all around holiday.  Everything you may wish to do while on vacation is nearby this beautiful town situated between Milan and Verona. Looking for a trip on the mountains? Brescia, with its northern part of the province will just amaze you! If you want to ski Read More

Capital of Umbria Region is Perugia


Umbria’s largest province is Perugia which is the capital city of the region and the province.  The province covers two-thirds of  region.  Along with my travel professionals we arrived in Perugia one night. We ate at La Rosetta the food was very good.  One should be open minded and try something before knowing what it is, otherwise Read More

6 Reasons Why Italy Should Be Your 2017 Destination


If you haven’t traveled to one of the most magical places on earth, it’s long overdue. No one should live their lives deprived of experiencing the sheer beauty and history that Italy has to offer. But as though you actually needed us to twist your arm, here are 6 reasons why Italy should be this year’s Read More

5 Buildings You Can’t Miss in Milan


There are so many things to see and do in Milan! It can overwhelming when you first visit.  But, if you enjoy history and architecture, there’s no better way to begin your journey than with a tour of interesting buildings. Here are five you can’t miss! 1. Sforza Castle. The site of Sforza Castle has Read More

Limited traffic zones in Italy: keep your eyes open!


If you rent a car or you’re experiencing a Ferrari drive in Italy be very careful in the area you are driving. Limited traffic zones or Zone a traffico limitato, as we say in Italian, are very common in most of the cities today in order to help decrease air pollution and traffic jams. These Read More

Verona, a city to fall in love with


“There is no world for me outside the walls of Verona, except purgatory, torture, and hell itself. So to be banished from Verona is like being banished from the world, and being banished from the world is death.” –  William Shakespeare   Worldwide known to be one of the most romantic cities all over the Read More

Rome and the Year of the Divine Mercy


December 8th will be the start of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of the Divine Mercy announced by Pope Francis.  What a better opportunity to walk into Rome like millions of pilgrims and saints did in the past! The Via Francigena was the path that connected Canterbury to  Rome. A beautiful way across the countryside of Italy Read More

Top 4 Things to See in Florence


Considered as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is full of history and heritage. With its incredible architecture and numerous monuments, the UNESCO declared its historic centre as a World Heritage Site in 1982. Attracting millions of visitors every year, Florence and its sumptuous treasures are waiting for you. To get you started, here are Read More