This post is part of my Photography series, showcasing my own snaps of everything from scenery, nature and wildlife to cityscapes, monuments and people – all from my personal travels around the world. Advertisements
So last month (which now feels like a lifetime ago), my family and I packed our dresses and suits and headed for Italian soil to celebrate the wedding of my cousin and his American bride in Sorrento! As well as an incredible wedding in a truly stunning setting and the rare chance to spend some precious down-time with the whole family, another highlight of the trip was exploring the Amalfi Coast. A 50 kilometre stretch of coastline often considered one of the most beautiful in the world, the Amalfi Coast is deemed an ‘outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape’ by UNESCO and is without doubt one of Italy’s most striking destinations. After another gorgeous breakfast on the hotel’s terrace overlooking the mountains and seascape beyond, a view you could never tire of, we picked up a hire car from a small rental on the outskirts of Sorrento’s town centre and headed towards the coast. After a small sat-nav related issue where we found ourselves close to being stuck weaving our way through a very narrow …
This post is part of my Quick Guides: City Series, designed as a mini introduction to the destination in question: activities, accommodation, how long to spend there, transport, local food – and whatever else comes to mind!
Florence As it was coming to the end of my year abroad and I had spent the entire time in France and Spain, I decided to go and brush up on my Italian (the third language of my degree) and booked myself onto a 4 week intensive language course in Florence! I couldn’t wait to spend some time in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.