Italy. La Spezia.

While I was visiting the five villages of Cinque Terre I stayed in La Spezia, a city with about 100.000 citizens just south of Cinque Terre. The train that connects the villages of Cinque Terre starts/ends in La Spezia, where you’ll arrive coming from the bigger cities like Pisa or Florence. If you -like me- … More Italy. La Spezia.

Italy. Cinque Terre. Monterosso al Mare.

After visiting Riomaggiore and Vernazza I headed to Monterosso al Mare, the most northern of the 5 villages of Cinque Terre and the only one with a long and sandy beach. Needless to say I spent most of my afternoon there. A hill divides the town into two parts, arriving at the Monterosso train station you’ll be in the bigger and a bit more … More Italy. Cinque Terre. Monterosso al Mare.

italy. bologna, florence, pisa and cinque terre. recap.

[all pictures above were taken in Bologna’s centro storico] I just got back from a short vacation in Italy. Even though the school holidays in Germany just started I found a cheap flight to Bologna with Ryanair (85€ return). I spent the first 3 days sightseeing in Bologna, Florence and Pisa but the heat and … More italy. bologna, florence, pisa and cinque terre. recap.