Road Trip : On the Amalfi Coast

Sorrento in Campania, southern Italy can be reached from Naples, the Italian capital of pizza. The beautiful Mediterranean town overlooks the Bay of Naples with many viewpoints of Vesuvius and Isle of Capri. The Amalfi drive (formally Strada Statale 163) – from Sorrento to Amalfi is a narrow road along the Read More …

Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s paintings, road trip through the vine clad hills of Tuscany : Top things to do in Florence

Tuscany, in Central Italy with its capital of Florence has a rich artist and architectural heritage.  Touted as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is one of Europe’s great art cities. There is so much exquisite art and architecture, it’s difficult to know where to start – from Giotto’s frescoes, Read More …

Siena and San Gimignano : A Road Trip in Tuscany

We drove through vine clad hills of Tuscany through the beautiful wine country to Siena and San Gimignano without actually making into any wineries.  The tall cypress trees, windy roads and postcard worthy landscape of Tuscany kept us busy,  that we didn’t miss the wine.   We did stop at Read More …

First Trip to Venice : When riding Gondolas and eating Getalos was the only thing on the itinerary

Venice – Venezia in the northeastern Italy, capital of the Veneto region sits on a marshy Venetian Lagoon.  It is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and artworks. A must do here is a gondola ride with a gondolier on the Grand Canal and feeding the pigeons Read More …