The best time for photos of Isola San Giulio is morning till noon when the island is light up by sunlight. When we arrived at Orta San Giulio in the afternoon the day before, the island was covered in shadow which made a big difference for photos. Our hotel’s breakfast room faced directly toward the… Read More Isola Bella – The Gem in Lake Maggiore
We had a great night sleep except for the phone in our room rang at 4 AM!!! Who would call our room at 4 AM? No one answered; I hung up immediately and went back to sleep. The nice breakfast at least saved the morning. The croissants were freshly baked and they even have the… Read More Day Trip to the Flowery Town of Spello and Assisi
We skipped the hotel breakfast and instead had our tiramisu from last night as a quick bite before our 2.5 hours drive to Bellagio, Lake Como so we could save time. I was a little bit disappointed that the tiramisu wasn’t that great 🙁 We already notified the hotel that we’ll be leaving at 6:00… Read More One Day in Lake Como – Bellagio and Varenna
Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy that’s often overlooked due to its famous cousin – Lake Como. I have to admit, I never heard of it until I saw in Instagram a photo of the amazing “castle” surrounded by emerald water – Rocca Scaligera in Sirmione. Since then, I started to research Sirmione and Lake Garda… Read More Sirmione, Where I had the Largest Gelato Ever!
With the time it takes to get from one place to another in Sicily, it’s a huge island, we decided to skip the hotel breakfast and have an early start so we can visit more places. We left the hotel by 7 am for our day’s adventure to explore the baroque towns: Noto, Modica, and… Read More Baroque Towns of Sicily: Noto, Modica, and Ragusa