7 days, 9 cities (part I)

I ended my three weeks of summer traveling by meeting up with my family in Sestri Levante for a night or two before returning to the city. There is not much to do in Milano in August because many businesses close for the month and people take the time to travel. When the weekend came around, my … Continue reading 7 days, 9 cities (part I)


While in Massa, I decided to take a day trip to Portovenere, another one of Italy's dreamy seaside towns. This one is located at the end of the Liguria region, past Cinque Terre, and can only be reached by car or boat. Portovenere, along with the Cinque Terre towns, was named a World Heritage sight … Continue reading Portovenere


I've said it before and I'll say it again: one of my favorite things about Milano is it's location. Two hours north, you're in the Alps. Two hours southwest and you're at the seaside. It makes getting out of the city for day trips very accessible. So on a Saturday morning in June, my friend … Continue reading Genoa