There 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
Discovering 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
Portofino has always been a magical and enchanting place for me. The scenery is spectacular, the colourful buildings lining the harbor are eye catching even the trees are picturesque. It makes me wonder how much more magical could it have been in the 60’s. Read more
We are finally in Italy. Enjoying the company of family, friends and good food. Especially good food. I can’t believe it has been two years already. Where does time go ? Read more
This year I will be discovering new places and revisiting others because no matter how many times you travel back to a place there is always something new to fall upon and a new experience to embrace. Read more
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