Via Francigena – Rome – secret view

One of the best viewing placesWe were in Siena on the Via Francigena heading towards Rome. Hungry after the day’s activities, we enjoyed dinner in the hotel’s restaurant where we met Nick and Izaskum. . They had just returned from Rome and Nick suggested, that when we got to Rome, to walk up the … [Read more...]

Rome attractions – The Crypt of the Capuchins

Skeletons, skulls and bones in the city centre of Rome: We came to Piazza Barberini in search of Tony's razor part, but what we found was something more macabre! At the foot of Via Veneto, at no. 27, is the the church of Santa Maria della Concezione, better known as the Capuchin Church. Beneath … [Read more...]

Italy Travel

An Italy Tour is more than a Roman Holiday... I love Italy. Travel in Italy should mean swanning round in a red Ferrari convertible between legendary hotels in legendary places like the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, the Hassler in Rome and Corbusier's Punta Tragara in Capri. Not just a … [Read more...]

Tour Routes in Italy

Suggested Tour Routes to make the best of your holiday in Italy A Suggested Route around Italy A comprehensive tour of Italy would take a long time, and if limited to the usually visited sights would omit many interesting experiences. However, here is my offering, and I'd say this was a 24 day … [Read more...]