A Walk Through Livorno, Italy.

PSX_20170728_113922There is something exciting about port towns that is growing in me. The beauty and charm of living next to the sea is quite enticing. I can already imagine waking up each day to the sight of boats sailing back and forth; watching ducks swim and seagulls fly; seeing fishermen leave with their nets and return with their day’s haul; and having the smell of salt and fish in the air. Each day would unfold like a carefully choreographed show, and the thought of it is enough to make the wanderlust in me dance. It’s quite tempting to sell everything, buy a boat, sail away, and live happily ever after near the ocean. That is, until I remember that I love all my shoes too much to sell them. Read more

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Our Tuscany Road Trip

psx_20161002_202308.jpgDiscovering Tuscany made me fall in love all over again with Italy. Although I have been to this Mediterranean paradise more than once, Tuscany was just a completely different experience. This hidden gem dazzled my eyes, and made my soul dance with inexplicable joy. Now I understand why Giuseppe Verdi said, “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” Read more

Genoa, Italy

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Genoa is the capital of the region of Liguria, the sixth largest city in Italy. One of Europe’s largest cities on the Mediterranean sea with the largest seaport in Italy and home to Europe’s second biggest aquarium. It is also known for its delicious “Pesto Genovese”.

This was my first time in Genova and it is such a pity we didn’t have enough time to explore around. If you only have a few hours to spend in Genova, the least you can do is enjoy a beautiful promenade along the old habour [Porto Antico] and take a few minutes to admire La Piazza Raffaele Ferrari. Read more