Italia // giorno tredici // Siena

Siena was the sixth city on our tour, and probably the first one that we all enjoyed equally. While still a major tourist hub, it was more serene due to the more mature populace. While lacking the majestic views of Cinque Terre, the romance of Venezia, or the heritage of Roma, there was still something about […]

Italita // giorno undici // Firenze

Next up was the capital of Italia’s Toscana region, Firenze. The city’s claim to fame is of course the iconic statue of David, although there is far more beauty than that which is contained within the walls of a few art galleries. The bustle of Mercato San Lorenzo is addictive. Street performers pander to tourists, […]

Italia // giorni otto a dieci // Cinque Terre

Day 8 was mostly travel, due to a five hour train ride from Venezia to our next home in Corniglia. We arrived, got some local info from our Airbnb host, ate dinner at a local spot a few minutes from our apartment, and then crashed out. We got an early start to the day, as we had five […]

Italia // giorno sette // Murano

Having seen most of what there is to see in Venice in the half day we spent there, we decided to head to the nearby island of Murano for the afternoon. Greeted by friendly locals, almost no crowds, and colourful houses, if you have to time to take the short ferry over, it’s a great […]

Italia // giorno sei // Venezia

I was apprehensive about Venezia, as I am with all tourist heavy areas. But by the end, I found myself to be a little sad walking away from this city so painfully romantic at night. Our first day we walked around myriad little shops and restaurants. A helpful camera store proprietor sold me lens wipes, […]