Getting Around Venice

Getting Around Venice: There are two main ways of getting around Venice: walking or using some kind of boat; you could swim, but I wouldn't recommend it! Public Water Buses | Car Ferries | Water Taxis | Gondolas | Traghetto | Walking and also see our quick guide:How to … [Read more...]

Getting Around the Cinque Terre

Getting Around Cinque Terre is relatively easy: By Train: The regional train that serves the five villages runs between La Spezia Centrale and Sestri Levanti or Genoa.  Fares are cheap at Euro 1.80 one-way, and the difference between a 5 km trip and a 10 km trip is only Euro 20 cents. The … [Read more...]

Pedal Power takes off in the Eternal City

Bikesharing - an environmental way to get around Rome: We're having a late lunch break at Caffè dell’Arte next to our hotel in Campo dei Fiori when we notice this smart row of green bikes lined up in a bike rack. Ah, this must be one of the bikesharing schemes that are sprouting up all over … [Read more...]