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...]

Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’

Dubrovnik, the Jewel in Croatia's Crown: The remarkably well-preserved medieval walled city of Dubrovnik enjoys accolades like the 'Pearl of the Adriatic' and 'Jewel in Croatia's Crown'.  As they say - a picture paints a thousand words - and it's easy to see from the above image why Dubrovnik … [Read more...]

Discovering Bodrum

A Cup of Turkish Coffee helps Jay Artale appreciate Turkey's Bodrum Peninsula "Türk Kahvesi Lütfen." I'd ordered my first cup of Turkish Coffee seamlessly, or so I thought. But my request was met with a barrage of Turkish I had no chance of understanding.  After a moments silence and my blank … [Read more...]

Road Trip Through Croatia Part 2 – Pula and Istria

Alice Woolliams continues her Croatian odyssey to the Istrian Peninsula and Islands Photo by Sobrecroacia.com After a few days of culture in Zagreb, it was time to hit the road for the second destination on our route. Just across the Mediterranean from Italy, Pula is a hidden gem on the Istrian … [Read more...]