Category Archives: Italy


I just recently found out about the Thomas Cook Explore the Elements photo blogging competition (closed).  “It’s all about capturing and expressing the four elements through travel photography.  … We’re looking for

Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi Coast

Our three months stay in Italy ended in Sorrento. Sorrento is less hectic than Naples and still convenient located to the places we planned to visit: Pompeii, Capri (my 25 years old

Alberobello, Bari, Matera

Alberobello…We are in love with this charming little town located in Puglia, not far from Bari. The Trulli of Alberobello! (A trullo is a traditional dry stone hut with a conical roof.)

Salento, Puglia

After Rome we headed to Puglia.  A long 9 hours/650 km drive and we are in Puglia (at the heel of Italy’s boot). This is a region in Southern Italy bordering the


Staying in Rome for 10 days and deciding where to go next. The weather is perfect, and we are combining the sightseeing and the leisurely walks along the back, less touristy, streets. 

Sicilian Carousel, cont.

We were pleasantly surprised by Syracuse (or Siracusa). Everything was great there! We stayed in the hotel, located right on the Piazza Duomo. Great architecture, archaeological sites,folklore events, food… In the morning,

Sicilian Carousel

After one month in the Lakes Region and Milan, we landed in Palermo and headed towards our first destination, a small beach town – San Vito Lo Capo. The landscapes and people