Category: Italy

Cinque Terre 8

Cinque Terre Guide

A stretch of coastline where charming fishing villages rise up from the Mediterranean Sea, where vibrant coloured buildings are perched on cliffs, and a winding historic trail connects it all. This is Italy’s Cinque Terre....

Riomaggiore 0

I Left a Piece of My Heart in Riomaggiore

As the train pulled out of Genoa’s Brignole train station on its way to Cinque Terre I wondered what my next stop of Riomaggiore would hold. The train trundled along Italy’s north-west coast, with wondrous...

Genoa 0

Finding Hidden Gems in the Rough of Genoa

From its gritty neighbourhoods to its historic streets Genoa beguiled me. I had no expectations and had merely added Genoa to my itinerary to break up the train ride from Lyon, France to Riomaggiore...

Hotel San Salvador 0

Budget-friendly Gem in Venice

While travelling I always look for budget-friendly accommodation in or as close to the city centre as possible. Gone are my years of hostel dorm rooms so when looking for affordable, centrally located hotels...