Italy: The Amalfi Coast

Italy: The Amalfi Coast

When I recently visited Sorrento in Southern Italy I was really excited to take a trip down the Amalfi Coast. I had seen so many breathtaking pictures of the buildings built into the side of the cliffs on the Amalfi Coast and desperately wanted to see them with my own eyes, it was certainly on the top [...]

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Italy: Captivating Capri

Italy: Captivating Capri

Not so long ago I read a post about why you shouldn't visit Capri. I have searched and searched and searched the net for it since to no avail. When I read it, it made me think 'is my trip to Capri going to be rubbish?' But me being me I have to experience something for [...]

Italy: Herculaneum – Pompeii’s pretty sister? 

Italy: Herculaneum – Pompeii’s pretty sister? 

Have you ever heard of Herculaneum? I'll be honest I hadn't until I had the opportunity to visit this overlooked town whilst visiting Southern Italy last month. I'm sure we all know the story of Mt Vesuvius erupting in 79AD and wiping out Pompeii by covering it with ash and pumice. Well guess what? This [...]