Travel Tip: How to easily call your credit card company from overseas

It doesn’t matter how much planning in advance you do, there will always be bumps in the road when you’re traveling (and a big sign of a savvy and seasoned traveler is the ability to roll with the punches in these instances). It’s a common occurrence while traveling for something to go awry with your credit or bank … Continue reading Travel Tip: How to easily call your credit card company from overseas

Organized day trip from the Cinque Terre to Portofino

Are you staying in the Cinque Terre but wanting to check out posh coastal neighbor Portofino at some point?  Twice weekly (on Mondays and Fridays) a battello (ferry boat) takes visitors from Riomaggiore (departing at 9:30am)  to Portofino and back (arriving back to Riomaggiore at 6pm).  The layover in Portofino is for approx. 2 1/2 … Continue reading Organized day trip from the Cinque Terre to Portofino