Best things to do in Venice: city guide and itineraries for the lagoon city

grand canal must see in venice

It’s no secret that we love Venice! This city built on water captured our hearts and imaginations the very first time we caught sight of her elegant palazzos gazing over the Grand Canal. And we’ve returned many times to soak up the beauty and majesty of La Serenissima as the city is known to Italians. […]

The best beaches in Calabria

tropea best beaches in calabria

Surrounded by water on three sides, Calabria boasts 800 kilometers (500 miles) of stunning coastline. This lesser-known region in the toe of the Italian boot is a Mecca for beachgoers seeking spectacular natural scenery, great food and an off-the-beaten-path experience. The Tyrrhenian Sea laps the rugged shore of the west and the Ionian bathes Calabria’s […]

Italian Riviera towns: the prettiest spots on Italy’s Ligurian coast

portofino view italian riviera

Have you heard of all of the Italian Riviera towns? The magnificent stretch of coastline in Liguria and its gorgeous towns warrant a lifetime of exploring. It’s one of our favourite places in Italy. Famous for movie stars, super yachts and of course the magnificent Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera has more well known hotspots […]