You know that Cinque Terre is going to be absolutely amazing, when you first arrive at the first town and see a face looking out to sea! The five towns on the Italian Coastline, known as Cinque Terre are full of amazing surprises……………. from the hillside cafe and hill top cemetery (both in Manorola) to … More Italy- Cinque Terre-Ready to face the sun
One of the hazards of travelling is making the mistake of unpacking that suitcase, when you are stopped for a few days, instead of continuing to live out of the suitcase, until you return home. During our month long trip to Europe in 2014, we stayed in many places for a couple of nights at … More Italy- Florence- The dress that got left behind
One of the best parts of travelling, is to find the little gems, the unexpected and to come home with a story. Whilst my trip to Europe was not the “trip of a lifetime” story that i had initially dreamed it was going to be, the blogging of my adventures most recently has been wonderful- … More Italy- Rome- Fancy sleeping in a fountain?
Cinque Terre ( meaning 5 towns) is a rugged portion of the Italian Riviera, 5 towns nestled along the Mediterranean ocean and scattered along the mountain ridge. To get here, we had to leave the fast train system, and take FOUR regional trains to get here ( after the two pre-booked trains failed to show … More Italy- Let’s start with the place that surprised me the most- Cinque Terre