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Top Italian Coastal towns to visit in your lifetime

Italy happens to be one of those countries that consistently delivers on picture perfect coastal towns, each of which are very unique in their own way but all incorporate spectacular scenery. Whether it is the crystal clear water, perfect for swimming or the colourful houses that hug the dramatic cliff faces behind you. Below are our personal top Italian coastal towns that you should visit. Our top italian coastal towns to visit… Read More

Did you know that Sicily is actually the largest Mediterranean Island? Nope? Well, I didn’t either until I started planning my holiday there! A bit about Sicily Located in the central Mediterranean Sea, Sicily’s most famous landmark is Mount Etna, which happens to be the tallest volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world. Sicily has a very typical Mediterranean climate, which means nice and hot in summer!… Read More

Surrounded by mountains and incredible local culture, it is quite easy to see why Lake Como (or Lago di Como as the locals call it) has become one of Italy’s most popular holiday destinations. At just over an hour drive north of Milan, Lake Como has many things on offer and is a perfect way to spend a long weekend. We visited Lake Como in early September and the weather was spectacular…. Read More

If you’ve been reading our 7 day Italian Love Affair blog on Sardinia, then you know that some of the most incredible beaches are found on this island! As our trip drew to a close, we were able to stop in to one last beach before flying back to London. We spent the morning at Golfo Aranci. The beach was lovely, but not the type of beach I could spend my whole day.  This suited us as we… Read More

If turquoise water, sandy beaches and rock cliffs are up your alley, then Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura is certainly the place for you! Day 6 of our Sardinia holiday is where we stumbled across our favourite beach in all of Sardinia!  Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura! It is located on the very tip of Sardinia and about an hour drive north from Olbia.  It was certain to us, we had… Read More

Some of the most amazing beaches in Sardinia are located on the east coast, along the National Park, which in Italian is called Parco nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu. The only down side is that these beaches are only accessible by boat which meant leaving our little hire car at the hotel and jumping on a boat! However it makes for an awesome day and not to mention, the… Read More

You can’t visit Italy without a trip to the Amalfi Coast.  It is a 50km stretch of coastline on the south eastern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula. It is an extremely popular holiday destination and is famous for its sheer cliffs, rugged coastline, small beaches and pastel coloured houses built in to the mountains. These are our top 10 things to see and do on the Amalfi Coast. 10: Visit Sorrento and… Read More

Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is just off the toe of Italy’s boot. It truly is a spectacular part of Italy and these 43 photos will hopefully encourage all of you to visit at some point in your life! “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

The one question we’ve been asked over, and over again (and over..) is – What is your favourite destination? Well, as you can imagine that is probably one of the hardest questions anyone could ask. Everywhere is so different, how is it possible to compare two completely different holidays and pick a favourite! So, to make things easier we put together a list of our top 10 16 European destinations (we couldn’t limit it… Read More

Sardinia Day Four, from now on will be known as 6 beaches, the flamingo-less lake and a gorgeous little village. Having enjoyed a fantastic stay and delicious breakfast at the THotel in Cagliari, we couldn’t wait to continue our journey around Sardinia. Our first beach stop was Spiaggia di Porto Sa Ruxi. Now, I’m not going to even attempt to talk the below up, they’re beaches, they’re all stunning beaches and its quite… Read More