Amalfi Coast

One of the places that I was most excited to see in Italy was the Amalfi Coast region, a 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy, also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. For our trip, my family based ourselves in Sorrento and did day trips to Pompeii, Amalfi,… Continue reading Amalfi Coast


Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is made of five coastal villages along the rugged portion of the Italian Riviera: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. These five villages, the coastline, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cinque Terre National Park. I joined a hiking tour to trek across… Continue reading Cinque Terre