I loved Sicily’s beguiling (but exhausting) capital city. But be warned: it’s bigger than you think and your feet will take a pounding! Make sure you pack some comfy shoes. As the meeting point between… View Post

Sicily’s capital suffers from an image problem. Why would you want to go to Palermo, it’s just a noisy chaotic dirty mafia city, right? Wrong! Palermo was once known as one of the most elegant… View Post

Italy is synonymous with beauty, and it’s beaches are no exception. The island of Sardinia, in particular, is a summer holiday paradise with endless white sandy beaches and turquoise seas. It’s difficult to make a definitive… View Post

Want to know the best tips for exploring the fascinating Italian city of Naples? There’s no better way to find out than to ask the locals. Danila Caputo is the bilingual Italian blogger behind Travelling… View Post

Travelling to the Cinque Terre can be draining on the wallet. Accommodation prices are at a premium in these tiny but popular villages, and there is an access fee for the coastal trail. But it… View Post

Looking to whet your appetite for your dream Italian trip? Or maybe you’ve just returned and want to recreate the flavours back home? I find cookbooks one of the best ways of getting the taste… View Post

If I had to name my favourite place, it would probably be Rome. As a foodie, history lover, and someone who enjoys just wandering around taking photos, Rome has it all. I’m lucky enough to… View Post

Boosted by its popularity on social media and a new ferry terminal at La Spezia, the number of tourists visiting the Cinque Terre reached a peak of 2.5 million people in 2016. That’s a crazy number for… View Post

The Cinque Terre National Park is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in Italy. The main focus is the five coastal villages linked by a popular walking trail. Hiking here is a memorable… View Post

The Sweetness of Doing Nothing (Except a Lot of Walking) Limoncino my not be the healthiest pit stop on a hot morning hike but the lemon farmer is serenading me from his trail-side stall. Apparently… View Post

The Cinque Terre is a photographer’s dream with its five colourful villages, dramatic coastal scenery and spectacular sunsets. Don’t just visit for the photo ops – the food is to die for! The only problem… View Post

The Cinque Terre is a fab destination for foodies with its fragrant cuisine and scenic vineyard hikes. Here’s an introduction to the food of the Five Lands. Related Read: How to Do The Cinque Terre… View Post