Italy

Summer Sweetscapade: Monterosso al Mare and Manarola

Il dolce far niente There’s more to Italy than Rome, Venice, and Florence and if you’re lucky enough to plan extra time in your visit to include one of Italy’s resort towns, definitely do it! Our drive from Florence to Monterosso al Mare only took us just under 3 hours – with scenic views in […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Florence

Chi non va non vede, chi non vede non sa e chi non sa se lo prende sempre in culo. Is there a greater attestation to artistic endeavour than Florence? The birthplace of the Renaissance period, Florence is a city filled with churches, art, statues and beautiful facades at every corner – capable to offer […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Venice

“Il segreto per andare avanti è iniziare” VENICE As if you haven’t heard enough of Venice – some heard about it so much that they felt like they already had been there. The place is famously known as the floating city, where it consists of more than a hundred of islands separated by canals and […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Riomaggiore

“Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto” RIOMAGGIORE After spending 2 nights in Pisa, we went back to the airport to pick up our rental car and headed to Riomaggiore which is one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre in La Spezia province. I’ve always dreamt of this place, way before I started travelling […]

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Summer Sweetscapade: Pisa

“La Vita e un viaggio, chi viaggia vive due volte” What better way to spend the summer by doing a road trip in a foreign land. This would be our 3rd time doing a week long road trip and more to come as we’re making it our summer tradition! This year we decided to go […]

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Roaming in Rome: The Unpopular Opinion

“Veni, vidi, vici.” Rome, the city of Marble. I find it difficult to go to Italy and not visit Rome, a treasure trove of history and architecture where it promises la dolce vita. There’s much more than the city streets and cityscapes to explore in Rome. It was once the center of one of history’s greatest empires which makes it a […]

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