17 Jul 2019 - Wednesday. We left Chianti to move further South in the morning, but not before making a stop in Siena. We entered the town from a very quiet side and were pleased as pie at the silent streets that made me feel as though we were in our own little world. There … Continue reading Siena and Roma, Italy.
16 Jul 2019 - Tuesday. We set off bright and early-ish to find a parking space for the car in La Spezia, before getting train tickets to Cinque Terre. Our plan was to go to Manarola, walk the trail to Corniglia, walk further on to Vernazza, train to Vernazza, skip Monterosso al Mare, and take … Continue reading Cinque Terre, Italy.
15 Jul 2019 - Monday. Florence, aside from Rome, is possibly one of the most bustling cities in Italy. It's not ideal then, the drive right into the city and spend hours fighting for a parking space. As such, my dear husband did some research and found a park and ride carpark where we could … Continue reading Firenze, Italy.
13 Jul 2019 - Sat. First thing in the morning, we had a quick breakfast and bid Gianna a heartfelt goodbye. We left the beautiful town of Modena and headed back North to Lignano where we were to meet with family. With all the bad traffic due to the beginning of summer holidays, Florian and … Continue reading From Lignano to Chianti, Italy
12 Aug 2019. Friday. This was the dinner Flo and I had been looking for since we managed to score reservations back in June. It was a crazy fight to get a table because their online booking system meant that queueing was virtually inevitable. What was frustrating though was that it kept jumping us back … Continue reading Osteria Francescana, Modena.
Getting some semblance of normalcy back into our lives so here's carrying on with our journey through Italy. 12 Jul 2019 - Friday. We spent the morning at Modena's Mercato, a beautiful central market with vibrant colours from all the fresh produce. Unlike Asian markets, everything was organised and there was ample space between the … Continue reading Modena, Italy.
11 Jul 2019 - Thursday. Bologna it was on Thursday, which, like Parma, is only a short drive away from Modena. First on the agenda was going in search for their hidden canals. Apparently, Bologna used to be filled with canals, but many of them have since been covered by buildings. As with every town … Continue reading Bologna, Italy.