“If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you’ve imagined. Venice is — Venice is better.” (Fran Lebowitz)

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cinque terre

“…just south of Portofino, five towns on the Ligurian Sea maintain the charm and character of Italian villages of the past. Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore are the pastel towns that make up Cinque Terre (five lands). They are vintage settlements where life moves in the key of easy — each town clinging to […]

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