Visiting Lucca – our Tuscany road trip

We decided that visiting Lucca would be the first stop on our Tuscany road trip (the second stop being Pisa as we wrote about here). There are so many to choose from – which one of the cities of Tuscany should we visit?  Our reasons for choosing Lucca over more popular destinations such as Florence … Read more

Our month long stay on the Italian Riviera

We made it to the Italian Riviera after our mammoth road trip journey from the UK to Italy.  Phew!  That was a journey and a half!  Maps are so deceiving when you plan out your journeys huh?   Anyway, we arrived in the town of Cogoleto and settled in to our lovely Italian apartment.  We … Read more