Category: Italy

Cinque Terre

Village life in the Cinque Terre

  The population of Riomaggiore is about 1700, but that will swell in coming weeks. The Cinque Terre is one of Italy’s top destinations. Visiting such a place has its pros and cons. Sometime’s it’s not great to visit a place…

Cinque Terre

An introduction to Italy’s Cinque Terre

Gorgeous. Stunning. Spectacular. Unique. With a decent thesaurus you’ll find 15 like words to describe the Italy’s postcard: The Cinque Terre. Five little villages clinging to the coast of the Italian Riviera. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso are so similar,…

Riomaggiore

Teacup visits the Cinque Terre

  In a couple of weeks, the Cinque Terre will be a mad house. But for now, these five little villages on Italy’s coast are somewhat accessible – without the craziness of peak season. With my teacup in tow, I explored…