Restaurants in Florence

Restaurants in Florence Mercato Centrale Mercato Centrale Firenze was the brainchild of Umberto Montano, who launched the project with Claudio Cardini. It gave Florence back one of its most important locations: the first floor of the covered market in the San Lorenzo neighbourhood. The market reminded me of Mercato Metropolitano in London which is unsurprising…

Things to do in Florence

Things to do in Florence Florence is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in the world! We travelled there for a wedding 30 minutes outside Florence in Pontassieve. Set out below are a few of the best things to do in Florence: Half a day trip to Pisa We travelled to Pisa on…

Hotel in Florence

Hotel In Florence We stayed in Locanda Dei Guelfi, a bed-and-breakfast / hotel in Florence situated around a seven minute walk from both the train station and the Duomo. It was situated on the third floor of a building that does not have lifts so be warned of the climbing. If you want your luggage…

Restaurants and Bars in Milan

Again, a slightly limited choice due to only being in Milan for a day and half but thought I should share some of the restaurants and bars I went to! Sadly I left it too late to book this but I have heard that the ATMosfera Tram Restaurant is amazing as you can take in…

Things to do in Milan

Things to do in Milan  I was only in Milan for a day and a half so sadly did not have time to leisurely wander around! As I am not so big on art so we saved the museums for a different trip and focused on the stunning Duomo (cathedral) in the heart of Milan…

Restaurants and Bars in Varenna

Restaurants and bars in Varenna La Cavitappi Via XX Settembre, 8, 23829 This is not the number 1 restaurant in Varenna on Trip Advisor for nothing! Tucked down one of the side streets off the square is La Cavitappi, a beautiful and quaint restaurant with only 5 tables inside and 3 outside so you should…

Varenna Lake Como Itinerary

Hotel in Varenna Villa Monti Via Roma, 11, 23829 Varenna LC, Italy Where to stay in Varenna? I cannot recommend Villa Monti enough! Opened only three years ago, it offers stunning views of Varenna with such excellent and helpful hospitality. I booked directly through Villa Monti and received brilliant communication from Diego when putting down…

Bars in Sorrento

BARS IN SORRENTO The Foreigners Club Via Luigi de Maio, 35, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy You may walk past the Foreigners Club not thinking anything of it but just walk through the doors, turn left and then straight and you will be greeted with a beautiful huge space for dining and drinking overlooking Sorrento Bay…

Restaurants in Sorrento

RESTAURANTS IN SORRENTO La Favourita Corso Italia, 71, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy By far my favourite restaurant in Sorrento, this place is absolutely stunning! Do not be deceived by the underwhelming entrance off the main street, Corso Italia, this restaurant has around 800 covers and three floors including a beautiful terrace garden with flowers, fairy…

Sorrento / Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Things to do in Sorrento  I have been lucky enough to travel to Sorrento twice in the last couple of years and it is such a wonderful place. Just fly to Naples (2.5 hours) and transfer to Sorrento in around 1.5 hours. The first time we went on a Thomson package holiday so the transfer…