Destination: Venice, Italy

Renown for its history, architecture, and numerous canals, Venice is no exception when it comes to being one of the most-enchanting cities in Europe. In fact, it has inspired other places to take after its canals, along with literature and art, thereby making it an iconic city. It's hard to believe that, with its network … Continue reading Destination: Venice, Italy

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Destination: Pisa, Italy

After four nights in the Ligurian region of Italy in May 2016, it was time for me to head back to France. While I had a fantastic time hiking the gorgeous Cinque Terre and exploring the surrounding cities in the region (including Portofino), I knew that I had to return to France, as I had … Continue reading Destination: Pisa, Italy

Destination: Santa Margherita Ligure & Portofino, Italy

Between hikes to the villages of the Cinque Terre in May 2016, theĀ assistanteĀ and I also did a day hike to two other towns outside of the Cinque Terre. Since we had more days than needed for just the five villages, we chose to explore a bit more of Liguria while we could. That said, we … Continue reading Destination: Santa Margherita Ligure & Portofino, Italy

Destination: Cinque Terre, Italy (Part 3)

Having visited three of the northernmost villages of the Cinque Terre, I hiked to the southern ones on my final full day in Italy in 2016. I would be checking out the villages of Manarola and Riomaggiore, which I believe are the iconic ones that appear on Google Images. Any case, it would be the … Continue reading Destination: Cinque Terre, Italy (Part 3)

Destination: Cinque Terre, Italy (Part 2)

  I spent the following morning after my first night in Corniglia in 2016 hiking to the other villages in the region. The way I'd planned it out, I would hike two of the villages one day, and the other two another day, so that I wouldn't strain myself. That said, I started my first … Continue reading Destination: Cinque Terre, Italy (Part 2)