Category: Italy

Destinations, Italy, Travel

Hiking the Cinque Terre, Part Two: Vernazza to Corniglia

In Monday’s post, I shared our experiences hiking from Monterosso to Vernazza in Italy’s Cinque Terre, and today we pick up on the second day of hiking: between Vernazza and Corniglia. We actually started our hike in our “hometown” for the night, Manarola. We hiked around the marina toward the restaurant Nessun Dorma (which translates …

Destinations, Italy, Travel, Travel Tips

It’s Nice to be Nice… (or “How we survived over 24 hours with the most miserable people ever.”)

“If you don’t know it already, your flight has been cancelled,” she said over the intercom, almost mockingly. We’d been at the Milan airport for almost nine hours. We’d shopped all there was to shop, eaten all we could manage to eat, and surfed the internet as much as the slow airport service would provide. …