Tuscany is a Treasure

Written on Thursday, March 9, 2023 by

After our Roman Holiday we boarded a train from Rome to Naples and with speeds up to 300km p/hour had us there in no time.  After being collected from the railway station we were taken […]

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Italy, Family, Food and Fun

Written on Monday, February 27, 2023 by

Our Italian adventure started with an early transfer from Rome airport into the city.  After the long flight I was relieved to have the driver waiting for us and we were taken to our home […]

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The Sandwich Man, Syracuse, Italy

Written on Monday, January 9, 2023 by

If you’ve asked anyone about their time in Syracuse, chances are they will mention Andrea, the sandwich man. With queues around the block it’s not hard to find Caseificio Borderi, a deli and sandwich restaurant […]

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Fun in Favignana, Italy

Written on Thursday, March 5, 2020 by

Leaving our rental car behind in Trapani and setting off on a small ferry to the island of Favignana, we got the sense that we were in for something special. A short 25 minutes later […]

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Beautiful Sicily

Written on Thursday, January 2, 2020 by

Taormina, the perfect welcome to Sicily! We arrived directly into Sicily with the convenient Emirates connection and picked up a Fiat 500 for our 8 days on this stunning island. We stayed in a gorgeous […]

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At Home In Tuscany

Written on Monday, June 24, 2019 by

We arrived at our little Tuscan retreat and immediately felt welcomed by our hosts, Paolo and Peter and the lovely staff.  Our home for the next few days is Villa Fontelunga, a beautifully restored home […]

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