Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: May 2017

For those heading to the Cinque Terre and seeking a guided experience, look no further.  The Cinque Terre National Park offers a different guided option for each day of May.  The rates are exceptional (free to those that have purchased the Cinque Terre Card for that particular day, otherwise €2.50 per person).  Many of the … Continue reading Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: May 2017

2017: In Italy, it’s the year of the “ponti” 

Ponte is the Italian word for bridge (ponti is the same word but in plural form). Besides the literal meaning, there’s also a figurative one which refers to a long holiday weekend (where extra days extend or “bridge” the traditional weekend). A weekend di ponte happens when a national holiday lands on a Thursday, Friday, Monday or … Continue reading 2017: In Italy, it’s the year of the “ponti”