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...
Venice, Italy

A Day In Venice, Italy

Look up the most romantic places that the world has to offer and more often than not Venice is right near the...
Duomo, Florence

Duomo Cathedral, Piazza del Duomo

After a momentary pause to catch our breath after climbing the Duomo Dome we stood in line for the Cathedral - and this was...
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...
Osteria Pepo Florence

Osteria Pepo, Florence

This place is an old favourite. The kind of place that you imagine sits beside a market serving food as fresh as the building...
giotto's bell tower florence

Giotto’s Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto), Florence

Standing tall alongside the famous Duomo Dome and Cathedral is Giotto’s bell tower. A masterpiece by the renaissance artist Giotto di Bondone who began...
montenapoleone suites milan

Montenapoleone Suites, Milan

Montenapoleone Suites Via Santa Cecilia, 4 Boutique hotels rarely get a look in on our travels. The bigger name hotels normally advertise a deal or two...
Il Palagio Four Seasons Hotel Florence

Il Palagio – The Four Seasons Hotel, Florence

Our experiences of Italian fine dining are few and far between. An excellent effort by restaurant Rubacuori at Chateau Monfort in Milan on...
Boboli Gardens Florence

Boboli Gardens, Palazzo Pitti

We were supposed to visit Boboli Gardens, just behind the Pitti Palace, back in 2015 but sadly before our visit to Florence large-scale flooding...
Mole Antonelliana, Turin

Mole Antonelliana, Turin

The Mole Antonelliana is one of the stand out figures in Turin’s skyline. A large dome complete with spire sits proud against the backdrop...
Pizza Napoli 1955 Florence

Pizza Napoli 1955, Florence

  Of all the times I have been to Italy pizza just never seems to feature much in the food itinerary. I’m not sure if...