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Italy draws millions for its history, art, mountains and seaside villages. The focus on food, wine and coffee is a reason to visit alone. Italy has a long list of must see sights and unique adventures but overall you’ll very soon just enjoy ‘la dolce vita’.

leaning tower of pisa with bike

Take on a cycling tour of the Italian Riviera, or if hiking is more your thing Cinque Terra or the dolomites await.

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Low-key Levanto sits just north of the ‘5 towns’ of Cinque Terra and is an absolute delight. Here we had the best pizza of all time, now for us, that’s quite a statement!

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The Chianti Classico wine can be identified the world over by the black rooster emblem appearing on the neck and seal of the bottle. So important is this exclusive branding that many towns in the region, like Greve, have actually appended Chianti to their name.

Travelling in Italy

Posted by Warren Dobe | 15 Aug 2017
Cycling the Italian Riviera

The Italian Riviera in summer sparks visions of dramatic sheer cliffs towering above azure seas washing up at pebbled beaches full of sun worshipping Europeans and pin striped cabanas. You...

Running Tour Rome
Posted by Warren Dobe | 03 Aug 2017
Running Tour of Rome

Rome in mid summer. Think heat. Think crowds. Think stress. Whether travelling solo or in a tour, all roads (and tourists) lead to Rome, particularly it's historic attractions. There is...

greve in chianti
Posted by Warren Dobe | 20 Jul 2016
Greve in Chianti

It was hard to believe that after only one day in Greve in Chianti we'd be invited out to dinner. Even more curious was that we had been befriended by...