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Vernazza is the Steepest of the Five Villages in Cinque Terre

Vernazza is the steepest of the five villages in Cinque Terre in the northwestern part of Italy. As you know, Cinque Terre is a group of five villages known for its colourful houses on the cliffs along the Italian coastlines. While Vernazza is a photogenic village on its own, my

Three Landmarks to See in Pisa

Pisa is in the northwestern part of Italy. You can visit it for a day trip from Florence but make sure to go early to avoid the huge crowd. Take an early train, instead of going on tourist buses. It’s an hour and a half – depends which train you’re

This Fallen Angel Sculpture in Pisa Has Six-Pack Abs to Die For!

I love this Fallen Angel sculpture in Pisa. Lying with his broken head down, the angel with well-sculpted abs still looks flawless, despite the fall. šŸ˜‰ His left wing is unscathed but the right one is misplaced (covering his private) and half buried in the green bermuda grass. And oh,

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a Beautiful Architectural Accident

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a beautiful architectural accident. Perhaps, this is Italy’s most photographed landmark. It was never built to be leaning but just your normal, free-standing bell tower you see around Italy. It was built during the Medieval Times in Romanesque style. So, why is the Tower

Take a Peek: Inside the Roman Colosseum

What’s inside the Roman Colosseum? I bet you’re curious, right? In my previous post, I showed you the facade of the stunning Roman Colosseum. Now, I’ll bring you inside to see what it’s like while learning a bit of its history. This piece of architectural wonder is a must-see when

The Beauty of the Roman Colosseum Facade

On my very first afternoon in Italy, I decided to walk and see the beauty of the Roman Colosseum facade. I’ve seen this classic architecture a thousand times in postcards and on the pages of hundreds of books I’ve flipped through. I didn’t want to see one side of it

Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre is Your Postcard-Perfect Place in Italy

Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre is your postcard-perfect place in Italy. Cinque Terre is a protected national park which comprises of cinque (five) terre (villages). Riomaggiore is the first train stop if you start from La Spezia where most people stay. The other four villages areĀ Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. Where

Cinque Terre – Photos from Manarola Village

Cinque Terre is on the northwestern coast of Italy. This is, perhaps, the country’s version of the French Riviera in France. Cinque Terre is translated into “five lands.” These villages are Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Monterosso, and Vernazza. They’re along the rugged coastlines of Italy where colourful houses are built on jagged

The Dashing and Fashionable Men of Florence

This is my first post in Florence – and it’s all about boys. Or men – the fashionable men of Florence. I was walking on my way to SM Novella Train Station this afternoon when I noticed these men in the middle of the street, A photographer was busy directing

Snow Fell in This Church in the Middle of Summer in Rome

Yes, if the Catholics have to be believed, snow fell in this church in the middle of summer in Rome. But, first, let me clarify: the snowing happened first before the church was built. Not the other way around. Here’s the story in brief. Legend has it that a rich

30 Photos: 2017 Roma Pride Parade

The 2017 Roma Pride Parade happened yesterday. It was a very beautiful day with normal early summer temperature. It started from Plaza de la Republica and ended up at Piazza de Venezia. A fellow couchsurfer and I joined the parade that lasted almost three hours. I didn’t finish the parade route