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So it’s been a little while! To be honest I haven’t written much because we haven’t been doing anything interesting. For the last few weeks we’ve been sorting out a few things, getting ready for our return to Sydney. Firstly, …

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We are now onto the final, final post about Italy. We’ve spent a lot of time in Italy this year, even managing to drive around the entire perimeter of mainland Italy (which was amazing and eye opening and I am very …

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It was Dan’s birthday on the 10th of October so we decided to head to the ‘Motor Valley’ located near Modena (within 30 minutes drive from Bologna). In the morning he spoke to his parents and Nanna and I made …

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After Dan’s birthday we decided to spend some time in Modena and get to know the area. Modena is particularly famous for Balsamic Vinegar, and since it’s one of Dans absolute favourite dressings we opted to go on a tour to …

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I’d heard quite a bit about Bologna and was eager to get there and start exploring. The one thing that really piqued my interest was that it was described as one of the best food cities in Italy. Obviously that …

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Well I am finally getting around to updating the blog. A few people have mentioned they miss it so thank you (and don’t worry, we’re A-OK!). The last few weeks we’ve moved around quite a bit and I just let …

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Dan’s been wanting to buy some truffles for a while (how pretentious does that sound?) and when we found out we were less than 30 minutes drive from one of the main truffle towns we knew we had to visit. …

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Ah Vinci. Dan has been looking forward to visiting Vinci for months, especially after we re-watched Carl Sagan’s Cosmos series and discovered how important this little town is. If you didn’t already guess by the name, Vinci is the birth …

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Deiva Marina is another charming town in the La Spezia region. Down in a valley, nestled between green mountains you will find this little beachy town. To be honest there’s not a lot to do here except go to the …

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From Santo Stefano al Mare we continued east as we plan to slowly drive towards the centre of Italy. We stopped at Cella Ligure, a small town in Liguria very close to Cinque Terre. It certainly has the same vibe …

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