The Shores of Lake Como

I should know better than to book a popular tourist destination for mid-summer. I find it hard to get a feel for a place when there are crowds and few locals around and I usually end up being disappointed. … [Read more...]

Touring Rome on a Vespa

When I found out we were going to spend the evening riding around Rome on vintage Vespa's I was giddy with excitement. Touring Rome on a warm spring evening, visiting the city's famous sights with my arms … [Read more...]

Rome in The Spring

Much like Paris, Rome is the kind of city you can spend months in and not even scratch the surface of what there is to see. I never get sick of seeing the main sights like the Colosseum or the Trevi Fountain … [Read more...]

The Medieval Towns of Umbria

Umbria is often overlooked as a tourist destination in favour of neighbouring Tuscany but Umbria has some of the most beautiful towns in Italy, most of which are hilltop towns which tower above the green … [Read more...]

Milan’s Main Sights

Milan is not a huge tourist destination and it’s not one of my favourite cities in Italy even though I’ve been a number of times. On my last visit to Milan I did get to do some sight seeing and finally … [Read more...]