What I learned after spending the day with Rick Steves in the Cinque Terre

Observations from American expat-cum-Cinque Terre local, Amy Inman, regarding her day spent with travel guru Rick Steves Continue reading What I learned after spending the day with Rick Steves in the Cinque Terre

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Reopening of the Via dell’Amore? Don’t hold your breath

Spring 2021.  That’s the projected reopening date for the Via dell’Amore, the beloved and world-famous Lovers’ Lane connecting the Cinque Terre villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola.  The path has been closed to the public since September of 2012 when a rock slide overtook a portion of the path and injured three Australian tourists.  Since then, only … Continue reading Reopening of the Via dell’Amore? Don’t hold your breath

Traveling by train in Italy? You’ll want to read this post first

Italy is one of the best connected countries by train.  Many people travel the entire boot without even touching the seat of a car (including me, 15 years ago). Once you get the hang of it, traveling by train in Italy is pretty easy. However, when you consider that many travelers do not use public transport at … Continue reading Traveling by train in Italy? You’ll want to read this post first