Wandering Venice – and Looking for the Yarn Shop

Venice, Italy, is the perfect place to be if you like to wander.  You can walk around exploring, turn down an interesting alleyway, or even get lost.  You don’t have to worry, though, because you will always be able to find your way back to where you started or where you need to be. Narrow […]

Navigating the Grand Canal in Venice

The city of Venice is split between the mainland and an island. The airport and actually, most of the city is on the mainland, while the well-known historic center is on the island. Shaped like a fish, the island is divided into approximately two halves by the winding Grand Canal. The Canal starts by the […]

Exploring Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is on the west coast of Italy, bordering the Ligurian Sea – part of the Mediterranean. There are five villages along this area of coastline, all connected by walking trails. From north to south the villages are Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.  Despite the fact that we had researched the area and saw […]