italy flag

Italy draws millions for its history, art, mountains and seaside villages. The focus on food, wine and coffee is a reason to visit alone. Italy has a long list of must see sights and unique adventures but overall you’ll very soon just enjoy ‘la dolce vita’.

leaning tower of pisa with bike

Take on a cycling tour of the Italian Riviera, or if hiking is more your thing Cinque Terra or the dolomites await.

levanto italy

Low-key Levanto sits just north of the ‘5 towns’ of Cinque Terra and is an absolute delight. Here we had the best pizza of all time, now for us, that’s quite a statement!

chianti classico logo

The Chianti Classico wine can be identified the world over by the black rooster emblem appearing on the neck and seal of the bottle. So important is this exclusive branding that many towns in the region, like Greve, have actually appended Chianti to their name.

Travelling in Italy

Posted by Warren | 31 Jul 2019
Camping the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB)

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a hikers dream. Soaring snow-capped peaks, immense glaciers, quaint hamlets and a great selection of food! 174km, 3 countries and 9000m+ of ascent and...

taormina sicily
Posted by Warren | 21 Feb 2019
The 10 Best Places to Visit in Sicily in 2019

Extending off the toe of Italy's boot-shaped coastline, Sicily stands out as destination worth exploring. While planning our upcoming trip to Europe, Sicily was firmly in our sites. Rumbling volcanos,...

Posted by Warren | 15 Aug 2017
Cycling the Italian Riviera

The Italian Riviera in summer brings visions of dramatic sheer cliffs, pebbled beaches and pinstriped cabanas. You might also imagine endless boats moored in exclusive marinas with party-goers on the...

Running Tour Rome
Posted by Warren | 03 Aug 2017
Running Tour of Rome

Rome in mid summer. Think heat. Think crowds. Think stress. Whether travelling solo or in a tour, all roads (and tourists) lead to Rome, particularly it's historic attractions. There is...

greve in chianti
Posted by Warren | 20 Jul 2016
Greve in Chianti

It was hard to believe that after only one day in Greve in Chianti we'd be invited out to dinner. Even more curious was that we had been befriended by...