"It was a long hard road, but we got there" April 21st 2012 It was a long, hard road, but I did eventually get there. To Cinque Terre, that is.
Let me explain... As I've come to learn about the Italian train system, it can be very unreliable. This is the case especially when taking the Regional train, the slow train that stops in every single small village. This said, Cinque Terre is not at all easy to get to considering its rural geographical locat ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Cinque Terre Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
To Italy and beyond! For the next 6 months I will be living and working in Biella, Italy as an au pair. I plan to pack as much travelling into these 6 months as possible and I have decided to document my experience for friends, family and anyone else who wishes to read about my adventures. Feel free to leave comments and suggestions on places I should visit, I would love to hear your thoughts. Enjoy!... full info