Pastel Abodes of Cinque Terre February 28th 2016 Merely a decade ago, Cinque Terre was as popular as Mondays. But thanks to Rick Steves and the advent of social media, word about this hidden gem spread faster than ebola, becoming an epidemic in and of itself. So concerning is the influx of tourists that Italian officials will instate a quota on the number of visitors this summer to 1.5 million. The lottery system to determine the lucky souls abl ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Manarola 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
We are two healthcare professionals from Virginia looking to explore the world on a budget. Food, people, and culture are what inspire us to travel, hoping we can incorporate a piece of each trip into our daily lives. Speed traveling is our forte, and we love experiencing as much as possible in as little time as possible. By taking advantage of long layovers and hopping between airports to combine multiple trips, we manage to cut costs. Whatever the travel method or where ever the destination, our goal is to soak up the world while we're still young, so follow us as we trek through countries a... full info
D MJ Binkley
Dave and Merry Jo Binkley
It is a wonderful country. Enjoy eating your way through it.
Kristina and Phu
We're still trying to make all the dishes at home ourselves but it's not turning out too well