Love locks on Via Dell'Amore in Cinque Terre, Italy

Walking the Via Dell’Amore to Manarola in Cinque Terre, Italy


Cinque Terre on the Ligurian Coast of Italy has some of the most spectacular coastline that I have seen, and the five tiny villages that make up Cinque Terre cling to little coves in the steep cliffs of this beautiful coastline. Probably the best way to explore this region is by walking the trails between… Read More

The interior of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Inside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy | Travel Photo


It may be one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, but no first trip to Rome, Italy, should be without a visit to the Colosseum. This famous amphitheatre dates back nearly 2000 years, and despite the effects of earthquakes, weathering and stone robbers over the centuries, this marvel of Ancient Roman architecture is… Read More

Photo of the week: Palazzo Pubblico in Siena, Italy


This week’s travel photo is of Palazzo Pubblico and Torre del Mangia in Siena, Italy. Located in Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico dates back to the end of the 13th century and was completed in the 14th century along with it’s neighbouring clock tower – Torre del Mangia. The palace is now used as Siena’s… Read More

Harbour in Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre, Italy

Catching the ferry to Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre, Italy


It was our last day in Italy’s beautiful Cinque Terre, and we wanted to make the most of it. We still had two villages to explore, so, like our first trip to Vernazza, we hopped on the ferry in the morning to make our way to the last village – Riomaggiore. The ferry that runs… Read More

Hiking from Vernazza to Corniglia in Cinque Terre, Italy


I had instantly fallen in love with Vernazza on our second day in the Cinque Terre on the Ligurian coast of Northern Italy. This was the second of the five villages that we had visited, taking the ferry from Monterosso al Mare on that morning, and exploring this beautiful little village with it’s colourful buildings… Read More

Photo of the week: Remains of a Kitchen in Pompeii, Italy


This week’s travel photo is of the remains of a kitchen in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii is one of the most popular ancient Roman archaeological sites in Italy, and the ruins are surprisingly well preserved due to being covered in volcanic ash from nearby Mount Vesuvius for nearly 2000 years.  … Read More

View of Vernazza from above in Cinque Terre, Italy

34 Photos That Will Make You Want To Travel To Italy


I talk a lot about Italy on this blog, but that’s for a very good reason…I absolutely love the country! Travelling to Italy with my wife for our honeymoon in 2010 is one of the greatest trips I have been on. We both fell in love with the country almost instantly. For a month, we… Read More