Hotel Laurus Al Duomo, Florence

Hotel Laurus Al Duomo, Florence

Location is important in any city when choosing your lodgings. Many times we have ended up taking a 20 minute bus or train into...
Milan Duomo, Milan

Duomo Climb, Milan

Duomo Climb, Milan Piazza del Duomo, Milan Milan’s most famous building, other than perhaps the San Siro stadium, is it’s Cathedral or Duomo - Duomo di...
Trofie Pasta with Genovese Pesto

Trofie Pasta and Genovese Pesto

This takes me back to my time in Liguria, Italy. In particular the city of Genoa, famous of course for it’s vibrant green pesto....
Pisa Mover

The Pisa Mover

So, what's the quickest way to get from Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport to Pisa Central Station? Well, the answer is The Pisa Mover monorail...
piazzale michelangelo

WALKING FROM THE PONTE VECCHIO TO PIAZZALE MICHELANGELO | FLORENCE

So it's your first time in beautiful Florence and finding your way around some of the best vantage points is proving tricky. Yep, we've...
Florence Duomo

Duomo Dome Climb, Florence Duomo

Probably the most iconic landmark in Florence is the Duomo. Standing proud in Piazza Duomo I can recall the first time I laid eyes...
Pizza Ad Hoc, Turin

Pizza Ad Hoc, Turin

 After filling up on pizza during our stay in Florence we took a break from wood fired pies in Genoa, mainly gorging on pasta....
Livio Pizzeria Florence

Livio Pizzeria

Still on the quest for authentic wood-fire oven pizza I searched out a few more contenders after the electric ovens at Pizza Napoli 1955...
Santa Maria novella

How to walk from Santa Maria Novella Station, Florence to the Duomo in the...

So you've landed at the main train station in Florence, Santa Maria Novella. How on earth do you get to the city centre? Well...
Grom, Turin

Grom, Turin

Grom Turin (Various locations) Italy really is home to the best ice cream on earth. Turin though has a reputation for being quite cold and famed...
Panino Marino, Genoa

Panino Marino

Panino Marino Piazza Caricamento, 65R Genoa’s port is arguably its most famous attraction. Rows of expensive yachts and cruise ship’s stretch out towards the sea with...
Caffe Neri, Florence

Caffe Neri

Caffe Neri Via de' Guicciardini, 3/5 We were craving cake after our stroll around the wonderful Boboli Gardens. As luck would have it just before you...