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Vegape – The White Apartment, Trieste, Italy

During our stay in Trieste, we stayed at what the owner calls “The White Apartment”. We had a few hiccups with our stay but for the most part we found this accommodation to be perfect for our needs. Clean, modern,

Trieste, Italy

We chose to begin our 21 day, 30th wedding anniversary vacation in northeastern Italy. As seen on an episode of the television series “House Hunters International”, Trieste was an attractive destination with its close proximity to Austria, Slovenia and Croatia.

C’E Pizza E Pizza, Venice, Italy

Not once, not twice, but three times we have visited Venice and made our way back to this pizza parlour consistently. If you have ever been to Venice, you know how easy it is to get lost. This location, about

Pizzeria Aumm Aumm, Anacapri, Italy

The first day that we arrived in Anacapri it was late and we did not want to venture far from our hotel. Pizzeria Aumm Aumm was within walking distance of the Hotel II Girasole and came highly recommended by hotel

Venice, Italy

Gondolas, water taxis, fine dining, cobblestone streets leading everywhere and nowhere, what’s not to love about Venice?   While not our first time visiting Venice,  the boat ride into Venice is equally magical each time. The view from the Rialto

Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy

And so we saved the best for last!!! Before making our way to Rome for the flight home we stopped at the Orvieto train station, boarded a bus to Bagnoregia and climbed the hill to Civita. This UNESCO World site

Best Pizza in Italy- Caffe Rivoli, Milan, Italy

As we wandered the streets in Milan we happened upon an outdoor café and realized we had not eaten since breakfast. Sometimes it is easy for curious minds to ignore hunger pains when travelling. The café was only a few streets southeast of

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Italy

In addition to being a very vibrant part of Milan, this part of the city centre is also famous for the tourist attraction of ‘Spinning on the Bull’s Balls’ to avoid bad luck. 2014  

Monumental Cemetery (Cimitero Monumentale), Milan, Italy

This site, recommended in the Rick Steeves – Europe through the Back Door DVD, was truly my favorite part of our quick visit in Milan. After taking a street car from the city centre to the Monument Cemetery (Cimitero Monumentale di Milano) we

Duomo di Milano, Milan, Italy

Milan’s bustling train station definitely sets the stage for what was to come. The stunning architecture contrasting old and new, sense of fashion surpassing New York City, humour and creativity displayed by buskers in the main square, endless venues for