San Gimignano – Famous for its Fine Food and Towers

San Gimingano - Famous for its Towers and Fine Food: San Gimignano is a charming Tuscan hill town that's famous for its medieval buildings and towers. Situated roughly halfway between Siena and Florence, it was a perfect place for us to stop as we travelled from Siena to Florence. We also heard … [Read more...]

Guernsey – A Little Bit of Heaven in the Channel Islands

Guernsey - Explore This Wonderful Hidden Garden Paradise in the Channel Islands Many people don’t even know that Guernsey exists, but the lucky ones who do know Guernsey, love it. Guernsey is an island; one of the Channel Islands, it is situated in the English Channel 50 km away from France's … [Read more...]

Sorrento – A Town with a Southern Charm

Sorrento Has Sun, Sea, Good Food and Everything for La Dolce Vita Sorrento is a well-developed holiday resort town that is popular as a package-holiday destination. Although its history dates back to the times of the Etruscans, the Greeks and the Romans, it's not history that attracts visitors … [Read more...]

Cortina d’Ampezzo – Italy’s Most Famous Ski Resort

Cortina d'Ampezzo - Italy's Most Fashionable Ski Resort: As the host to the 1956 Winter Olympics, Cortina d'Ampezzo is Italy’s most famous ski resort.  This charming alpine town, located in the heart of the Dolomites, is also a fashionable resort that attracts just as many visitors during the … [Read more...]

Castel Gandolfo – The Summer Residence of the Pope

Castel Gandolfo - The Summer Residence of the Popes Since the 17th Century: From Frascati, a town with a reputation for its white wine, we travelled to Castel Gandolfo, a town best known as the summer residence of the Pope. Castel Gandolfo is a small town with a population of less than 9,000 … [Read more...]

Krka and Trogir – Croatia Road Trip Part 4

Waterfalls and a Museum without walls - Krka and UNESCO World Heritage Trogir From our stopover in Zadar, we continued further south in this fascinating country to explore the unspoiled beauty of another National Park - Krka - and the town of Trogir. The scenery on this next leg of the trip is … [Read more...]