Getting Around Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, or “Five Lands”, is situated along Italy’s northwest coastline and provides a very unique and adventurous alternative to the traditional Italian tourist circuit (Rome-Florence-Venice). I’ve read several articles that recommend doing a day trip to Cinque Terre, but in my opinion, I would suggest a minimum of one night to experience each of the 5 town’s […]

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Travelling Slow: 10 Days in Italy

I spent quite a bit of time sifting through numerous 10-day Italy itineraries, and came across many suggestions to zip around the country like in Planes, Trains and Automobiles, but I knew that I wouldn’t be doing beautiful Italy any justice.  As a returning visitor to Italy, I knew that it was better to stick to my usual style and travel slow. I decided […]

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