When the Moon hits your eye, make a big big pizza pie with amore; Day 24

Pizza. Yum. The Modern Pizza originates from Naples, Italy where it has a thin base covered with tomato paste. The Naplese pizza has a tomato base, with anchovies on top and sprinkled with oregano. My favorite memory of Pompeii was watching two loud Italian Pizza Chefs, throwing the base and covering it with delicious toppings….

Naples/Pompei; Ruins, Rubbish and Ridiculously Narrow Roads

We left a cold and wet Perugia on Sunday morning with heavy hearts and hopped on the train to Naples, via Roma Termini. Despite the long hours and frequent stops made by the trains, I love the opportunity it provides to see the countryside. Naples is a place that has always received mixed reviews. Some…

Levanto Leaf

The last time we were in Italy, we were able to discover the beauty and isolation of the Cinque Terre Walk. In April 2012, We spent four days exploring the coast line from Levanto through Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. I saw this leaf nestled amongst the shattered, sharp rocks on our…