Tag Archives: Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre Update and News

I am so looking forward to returning to Cinque Terre in a few weeks as it is one of the most beautiful coastline areas in the world. I was lucky enough to be there for the first time last May, … Continue reading

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Transportation Modes in Italy

Aside from walking there are various modes of transportation in Italy and I have used all of them except the bikes and motorcycles. Since Italy is a peninsula and has 4712 miles of coastline, boats are a common transportation mode.

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Clock Towers in Italy

Almost every town in Italy has a clock tower and in many cases these tall monuments become landmarks of those  towns. In some cases they are tourist attractions and visitors line up to climb to the top to take advantage … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre News and Latest Vernazza Update

I am always interested in the latest updates about the recovery of the beautiful village of Vernazza in the Cinque Terre and the non-profit organization, Save Vernazza has issued this latest report. After reading this I know that it will … Continue reading

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Italy Travel Planning and Boutiques

I have been getting ready to go to Italy again soon and since part of the trip includes a  Med cruise I have been spending a lot of time on the Cruise Critic message boards. They are a great source … Continue reading

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Flowers in Italy

Italians love flowers and they are everywhere especially in the springtime. San Remo is known as the City of Flowers and even has a famous festival to celebrate flowers. My favorites are the flower boxes with the brilliant colorful blooms.

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Snowstorm in Italy

Italy has had its share of disasters in the past few months beginning with the flooding in the Cinque Terre last fall, then the Costa Concordia cruise ship sinking, and now the biggest snowstorm in over two decades. Rome and … Continue reading

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Staircases in Italy

Italy is basically a country with hills and there are only a few places where it is relatively flat. So it is no wonder that after walking around for three months this past spring all over Italy that I experienced … Continue reading

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Latest Report on Cruise Ship Disaster

All the major news organizations are covering this tragedy so it is a lot easier to get news, unlike the flooding disaster in the Cinque Terre a few months ago. According to CNN this morning there are now 11 fatalities … Continue reading

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Update in Vernazza

I was wondering how things were going in Vernazza and found this video update posted a couple of days ago. It looks as thought the locals are allowed back into the town and  things are slowly starting to come back … Continue reading

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