Last Stop of Europe 2015: Milan

Goodbye Vernazza, goodbye Cinque Terre! The last stop of our trip – Milan where we’ll be flying home. We took the 7:32 am train from Vernazza to Milan via Rapallo, it was a Sunday so plenty of seats in the local train without the morning rush. In Rapallo, there were only 2 platforms so it was pretty…

Vernazza, Porto Venere, and a Big Surprise!

After spending 2 nights in Manarola, our last night will be at Vernazza; I split the 3 nights among those two villages because of the beautiful night photos that I have seen and I couldn’t decide which one to stay at so why not both! One downside of switching hotel is that check out usually…

Exploring 4 of the 5 Cinque Terre Villages

Good morning Manarola, we were probably one of the few people who are awake in Manarola! View from our balcony – the village was so quiet! We got ready and went downstairs for breakfast (included), it has good varieties of breakfast items. After breakfast, our official full day of exploring Cinque Terre began! First, we…

Cinque Terre – Here We Come!

Getting from Alberobello to Cinque Terre literally took almost a day but both places definitely worth the effort getting there. We took the early train at 6 am from Alberobello back to Bari Center (the train ride was much easier as there are only two directions and the last stop was Bari Center – can’t…

Alberobello: The Story Land

Waking up and looking up to the conical roof of the trullo was so unreal. Early in the morning, the streets were empty, it was so peaceful that I had this whole story land to myself! Our trulli, ready to go out for breakfast! Breakfast was inside the restaurant just around the corner named Miseria Enobilta.…

Sneak peek at our Europe 2015 Trip!

I was planning to blog during our trip but sunsets very late in Europe at 9:30 PM that by the time we got back to our hotel, it was at least 10:30 PM and then head to sleep. We are in Alberobello, Italy right now – a little more than half of our vacation and wanted…