Lake Como is one of the gorgeous places in Italy to visit, especially when in the north of the country. Filled with centuries-old towns, gorgeous views and a shoreline that’s second to none, it’s an area of Italy you cannot miss. Not only that, there’s a heap of the best things to do in Lake … Continue Reading

Italy is a totally diverse country to explore! Especially with the gorgeous spots in the south of Italy being totally different from the best places in northern Italy. And, truth be told, this is what makes Italy so great to visit in my opinion. It’s long history, gorgeous natural sights and the yummiest dishes.  From … Continue Reading

Perched in the south of the country, Naples is one incredible Italian city to visit. Not only that, it’s really easy to visit if you’re travelling internationally or as part of a wider Italian road trip, too. Plus, being one of the south’s biggest cities means that there’s a heap of the best things to … Continue Reading

Perched within Italy’s gorgeous Tuscany region, the medieval city of Siena is a totally stunning place to visit for a long weekend or part of a wider road trip through Italy’s best cities. With thousands of years of history, there are loads of the best things to do in Siena that are dotted all across … Continue Reading

As one of Southern Italy’s most stunning places to visit, Matera is one of those places that’s totally unique and completely gorgeous. Not only that, being one of the oldest (continually lived-in) cities in the entire world, Matera is steeped in historical sights, gorgeous vistas and a heap of yummy restaurants that you can’t miss. … Continue Reading

Milan is easily one of the more famous and lovely Italian cities to visit! It’s packed full of promenade-style streets, castles and, of course, the Duomo, too; to name a few. This all means that there’s a heap of the best things to do in Milan once you arrive and you’ll be totally spoilt for … Continue Reading

Nestled within the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, the historic city of Bologna is a total gem to visit when exploring some of Italy’s best cities. Not only that, there’s a whole heap of history that dates back centuries within the city.  Which, all means that there’s a huge mix of incredible and bags of the … Continue Reading

 Rome is an absolute beauty of a city to visit, with the secret spots in Rome are actually a testament to that. It’s not very often when the hype around a city is actually matched with the reality of exploring the city and Rome is one of those few cities that doesn’t just match up … Continue Reading

Verona is such an amazing Italian city – perhaps in no small part due to the fact that some of the best things to do in Verona are centred around one of the most celebrated works of Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet. Thing is though, even without Romeo and Juliet is in and of itself … Continue Reading

After our brilliant morning in the Vatican, we decided to head back towards the hotel to cool off. At the hotel, we remembered that the hotel had offered free drinks on the roof terrace when we checked in so we figured we might as well grab those! Not wanting to move from this respite from … Continue Reading

By the way, the queue to get in here is incredibly long! It goes round several blocks/streets and then some. By any standards of queues anywhere else we’ve been, it’s long! I can’t speak to how fast the queue moves though (maybe it moves fast enough to make it not so tedious for those on … Continue Reading

Visiting the Vatican city in Rome was something of a big deal when we visited. For starters, I’d read about it, seen photos about it and heard so many stories for so long that my excitement was through the roof at finally being able to visit. Then there’s the fact that you have to prepare … Continue Reading

I’d always been mildly intrigued about doing a Via Ferrata in Italy. I’d seen incredible photos and videos on the internet of people doing them and lazily wondered what it would be like to do one. Thet mild intrigue soon turned into trepidation once we booked ourselves onto an actual Via Ferrata in Garda Trentino … Continue Reading

Italy is a stunning country to explore! Especially, if you’re after a little jaunt to the coast, to gorge on all the Italian food or even looking for the best cities in Italy to stroll around. And for me, that’s what makes Italy so special… the diversity of things to do. There’s something just so … Continue Reading