The fate of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has fascinated me ever since I was a kid and the images of people caught by the ashes made a big impression on me. Pompeii was destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and lay completely buried under up to 25 […]
Italy is one of our favourite destinations since there is so much to love about this country. You can always be certain to get amazing food in Italy and maybe a glass of prosecco.
Our most recent visit was a trip to Milan where we rented a car and drove down to the northern coast of Tuscany. We then continued with a few days on the coast of Liguria and this part of Italy is incredbly charming with classic tourist destinations like Cinque Terre. But there are other small towns that are equally charming, like for example Camogli.
Here are some travel reports from our trips to Italy.
Top travel moments of 2018
We did not make as many trips in 2018 as the year before, but the ones we did were all the more memorable. Here are some of the highlights from this year’s trips. Cinque Terre A visit to the five stunning villages of Cinque Terre in Italy had been a dream of mine for many years. […]
Guided tour to the Carrara marble quarries
The history of the marble quarries in Carrara stretches back to Ancient Rome. The white and blue-grey marble from the small city in the northernmost region of Tuscany, has been used for sculptures such as Michelangelo’s David and buildings from Pantheon to the modern Opera House in Oslo. The marble, famous for its high quality […]
Visiting Cinque Terre for one day
Hiking between the five stunning villages of Cinque Terre in Italy has been a dream of mine for many years. Although we actually didn’t do much hikning, I am still very pleased that we got to visit two of the villages during our recent trip. We just got back from a wonderful trip to Italy and […]
Weekend trip to Milan
You know you’ve landed in Milan during Fashion Week when the cab driver is sporting stilettos. And if that didn’t give it away, during this crazy week the whole city center is full of fashionistas, models and giant balloons formed in the shape of Karl Lagerfeld. It’s really true that Milan is the fashion and […]
Waterfalls and volcanoes – Here are the top travel destinations of 2017
A part of what makes travelling so rewarding is the chance to experience new places. I was lucky to be able to visit several new destinations in Europe and North America during 2017. I made one solo trip this year, to Manchester, and the other trips were with my family. Here are, in no particular […]