Slovenia is the new Switzerland for us, and the 3 quaint mountain towns of Bovec, Kranjska Gora, and Lake Bled are part of the reason why.
We headed to the part of the ride I had been looking forward to – Triglav NP, Slovenia. We were heading up and over the mountains with dozens of…
What is it about Venice at Night that’s so captivating? It’s such a different city from most any other place in the world, the night factor just adds…
I’ll first say that we’re unabashed fans of SPG. They are at the style and level of quality and service we prefer and they seem to have hotels in just the right location for the cities we visit.
Walk the streets and canals Venice was made for walking as there are so many charming tiny walkways to wander down, and then you reach the end of one and you’re out in a beautiful piazza or along the grand canal. Navigating the streets is not for the impatient however,[…]
FOODIE FRIDAY – What caught my eye was the black ink spaghetti (spaghetti al nero di seppia) with grilled squid.
This boat ride (Vaporetto/water taxi) on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy took a total of over 1 hour, starting and ending in Piazza San Marco. The canal is as busy as Times Square in NYC or Prague’s main square in the Czech Republic.
We had just a few hours to stop in Brescia on our way to Venice, but it was a worthwhile stop. It’s a nice city with some good architecture and several nice squares. One of the most interesting things to see and do in Brescia is to tour the underground rivers.
FOODIE FRIDAY – Why is it when you’re in Italy all of the food always looks so good? Maybe it’s
We’ll start out first by admitting we had no intention of visiting the Citta Alta (upper city) of Bergamo, Italy when we planned our trip. Not because it isn’t worth visiting, it most definitely is. We just had never heard of it.