Tag Archives: Italy

10 Awesome Photos of Venice

Venice Italy

Venice is a city in Italy located at the north eastern side.  The city has 117 islands linked by bridges.  When I visited Venice, I was amazed with its beauty - a city built on water.  Each alley has a different style with lots of character.  There were also so many bridges, every one of ...

Starry’s Traveling Adventures in Sicily

Starry Italy

Sicily is an island located at the southern part of Italy.  Mount Etna is the most famous landmark in this region.    Earlier last year, Starry and I got a chance to visit this wonderful Mediterranean island.  It was our first time visiting, and during that time the weather was a bit rainy, but not ...

C&G Cioccolato e Gelato

C&G Cioccolato e Gelato

The C&G Cioccolato e Gelato is a cafe and chocolate shop in Italy.  During our trip in Sicily, we were walking around the main street in Taormina and we stumbled upon the C&G shop.  The location had good views and the chocolate displays looked so delicious.  So, we decided to try out this cute cafe. The ...

5 Things to do in Verona

Things to do in Verona

Verona is a city located at the north eastern part of Italy.  It is also a main tourist destination because of its heritage, fairs and historical architectures.  During my visit, we went there during the summer and there were crowds but not as much as Florence.  I enjoyed eating the food, looking at the architectures, ...

Casa di Giulietta – Juliet’s House in Verona

Casa di Giulietta Verona

In Verona, one of the places worth seeing is the Casa di Giulietta or Juliet's house. While there is no proof that this was the actual location for William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet inspiration, many visitors are drawn to this place.  The story is so powerful that every year hundreds of thousands want to see ...

Chocostore – Chocolate and Souvenir Shop in Siena

Chocostore Siena

Chocostore is a chocolate, sweets, souvenir and gift shop from Italy.  While I was sight seeing around the city center in Siena, I found this cute shop 'Chocostore' and the window display just caught my attention.  The display showcased different chocolate themed items and sweets as well.  I decided to go inside and check out ...

Travel Highlights from Siena Italy

Travel Highlights Siena Italy

In the Tuscany region of Italy, there's a city called 'Siena' where its historical town has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Siena is considered as one of the most visited places in Italy because of its museums, arts, cuisine and culture. During my fall trip to Italy, I stayed in the Tuscany region ...

Traveling Toy: Starry’s adventures in Italy

Traveling Toy Starry in Italy

Meet Starry, the traveling star!  During my fall trip to Italy, I decided to bring my cute traveling toy, Starry.  We visited Italy this fall, drove down to the Tuscany region.  And during our drive, I took some photos of my lovely traveling friend in the different stops we visited.  We even got a chance ...

10 Interesting Facts About Verona

Interesting Facts About Verona Italy

10 Interesting Facts About Verona 1.  Many sites of Verona have been a part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2000. 2.  There are over 265,000 people living in Verona. 3.  William Shakespeare plays' Romeo and Juliet, the Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Taming of the Shrew were set in Verona. 4.  The Verona Arena has 25,000 seats ...

Baby Star Hello Kitty Store in Rome, Italy

Baby Star Hello Kitty Rome

While walking around Largo Chigi in Rome, I found an unexpected pleasant surprise, it's a very cute shop called 'Baby Star'.  The store sells mostly Hello Kitty merchandises and kids apparel.  The window display had adorable Hello Kitty bags, wallets and accessories.  So, I decided to go in and check it out. Inside the store is ...