Where to go

Portofino harbour

Portofino – The Jewel of the Italian Riviera

Nicknamed the "Pearl of the World", Portofino is Absolutely Gorgeous: Once a humble fishing village, Portofino's picturesque harbour is the most exclusive bay and upmarket resort in Italy. In this town, built around the small harbour, there are plenty of upmarket designer boutiques, luxury … [Read More...]

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Things to see

Verona Arena

Arena di Verona – World Famous for its Spectacular Operas

Verona Arena - the Third Largest Roman Amphitheatre is Famous for its Opera Festivals: Although many tourists are drawn to Verona by the love story of Romeo and Juliet, one other Verona attraction that has had visitors flocking to it since Roman times is the Arena di Verona (Verona Arena). As … [Read More...]

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Shopping

Portofino Shopping

Portofino – A Shopper’s Paradise?

Shopping in Portofino - Portofino Has Plenty of Designer Shops: Most tourists don't go to Portofino to shop, for the simple reason that this picturesque harbour resort town has a reputation for being expensive. Yet, around the small crowded harbour, there are so many Italian and international … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Baffetto Roma Pizzeria

A Pizza Experience at Pizzeria da Baffetto

WHEN IN ROME, EAT PIZZAS THE WAY THE ROMANS DO: Baffetto is our favourite pizza restaurant in Rome. This long-established pizzeria makes pizzas the true Italian way, with really thin crust and a very tasty sauce. In spite of being a no-frills pizzeria, Baffetto is nevertheless legendary and … [Read More...]

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Getting Around

Ferry to Portofino

How to Get to Portofino

How to Get to Portofino by Air, Train, Bus and Ferry: Portofino is located about 45km east of Genoa on the eastern stretch of the Italian Riviera. Genoa is the hub for all transportation along the Italian Riviera and from Genoa to Positano travellers have a choice of travel by train or ferry. … [Read More...]

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Useful Facts

Santa Margherita Ligure Hotel

A One Night Stop at the Hotel Regina Elena

Hotel Review: Best Western Regina Elena Hotel, Santa Margherita Ligure: When our coach shot past the centre of Santa Margherita Ligure and pulled in at the Best Western Regina Elena Hotel further up the road, we were a little disappointed. We … [Read More...]

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