Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como, Italy

So, to complete our European tour we left Switzerland by train and headed to Lake Como, Italy. Lake Como has been a favorite retreat for many of the elite class dating back to the Roman times. Today George Clooney, Richard Branson, Madonna, Sylvester Stallone all have...
Rome

Rome

In Rome, we rented an apartment for a week and lived like Romans.  With a twist of tourist! Veni, Vidi, Vici Visited April 2015 Next Stop: Barcelona Share...
Orvieto

Orvieto

About an hour North of Rome by train, Orvieto is a small hill town situated on the summit of a butte of volcanic tuff. Upon arrival, we disembarked only to realize that we had no idea how to get to the top of the old town and access the city walls. We finally figured...
Florence (with a brief stop in Pisa)

Florence (with a brief stop in Pisa)

We were told that the only reason to visit touristy Pisa is to see the famous leaning tower. On the way to Florence, we hopped off the train, bought a selfie stick from a local street vendor, took the picture, and gladly left the throng of visitors behind. We began...
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, which in Italian means five lands, is an area comprised of five quaint fishing villages located on the Italian Riviera coastline in Northern Italy. Connected by train and trail, the Cinque Terre is a National Park and Unesco World Heritage Site that...
Milan

Milan

With bags in hand, we began our three month European adventure in the city of Milan. Ciao! We arrived to find the city in the midst of preparations for the 2015 World Expo. Milan would prove to be a much busier city when we returned three months later for our flight...