Venice has always rewarded those who are able/patient enough to navigate away from the busy crowds of the Grande Canal, San Marco, and all the identical tourists shops and trap restaurants that surround it.
After visiting Italy (solo style) back in October 2015, I never thought I would be back this quick. I remember how sad I felt as I flew out of Venice towards Dublin to start the next part of the adventure – I knew I had to go to a new country, but I also knew … More Italy Revisited
Manarola (Cinque Terre, Italy) 2015 In October, I spent 5 nights in Manarola- my favourite of the Cinque Terre. I spent most of the week getting over what I am thinking was some sort of flu/virus but was still able to get out every day and explore. Even though my legs burned and I needed … More My Favourite Walks: Manarola
Manarola (October, 2015) The Cinque Terre (or five lands) has been a major tourist attraction/destination for locals and tourists travelling through Italy. With its towns growing out from the sides of cliffs surrounded by vineyards, as well as its seemingly endless hiking options, the Cinque Terre is a must see. However, it’s about to become a little tougher … More Changes Coming to Cinque Terre
Apologies in advance. I took 0 photos of the restaurant, and I would never take a picture of my food at a sit down meal. That’s just ridiculous. EAT HERE. Trattoria da Leo was hands down my favourite meal on the entire trip. That doesn’t mean the food was the best (I found that I … More Lucca: Trattoria da Leo
Manarola, Cinque Terre I think Italy was always a country at the top of my list. Without a doubt, my first trip back to Europe would have to involve at least several weeks here. 25 days later, and 7 destinations crossed off the list, I think I have gotten a fair look at the country…
I’ve always wanted to experience Venice. And that was before I was old enough to know that Venice was in Italy. That love grew in so many ways…