Visiting Italy

Cinque Terre Lighting Nativity Scene
Cinque Terre Lighting Nativity Scene

The Cinque Terre Nativity Scene

The Cinque Terre Nativity Scene lighting will take place today, December 8th, as every year. Usually, after a full day of celebrations, at sunset we attended to an impressive torchlight procession leading to the Three Crosses Hill and at 5.30 p.m. the 15.000 lights gave life to hundreds of characters while […]

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A day trip to Portofino

Visiting Portofino in winter “What could we do today?” “What about a trip to Portofino?” “And here, suddenly the discovery of a hidden cove, olives and chestnut trees. A small village, Portofino, spreads like a crescent moon around this calm basin. We slowly cross the narrow passage that unites this magnificent natural harbor […]

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Parapendio alle Cinque Terre

Paragliding in Cinque Terre

Paragliding in Cinque Terre left me speechless! I had a great paragliding experience: it was beautiful and relaxing and so scenic! OK, now I vented a bit and I can tell you everything about it, even if I’m still oh so overwhelmed and excited I won’t actually “land” for a […]

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Vacanza in Maremma, Montemerano

A holiday under the sun of Tuscany

A holiday in Tuscany, to discover Tuscan Maremma A holiday in Maremma is just what I’d like this summer. Yes, because the Tuscan Maremma offers everything I love: historical villages, art, sea, wildlife, amazing horses, food and wine, thermal baths and silence. If you follow me you know I go there often, […]

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Italian Rivera beaches

The 12 most beautiful beaches on the Italian Riviera

The most beautiful Italian Riviera beaches Someone might think it’s bait to early for summer thoughts, but here in Cinque Terre area relaxing on the beach with a book is already part of my daily routine and I therefore wanted to talk a bit about my Liguria, better know as Italian Riviera, and its beautiful […]

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Saturnia, between natural waterfalls and posh spa treatments

The thermal baths of Saturnia

Saturnia, between natural waterfalls and posh spa treatments I’ve heard people talking about Saturnia since ever: friends in love with this place, others who wish to go there, by Italian famous tv speaker Alberto Angela and even in a great novel by Niccolo Ammaniti “I’ll steal you away”. As always, however, […]

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