Istanbul is such a colourful, vibrant & friendly city, we hope the photos provide a glimpse of our experience. We spent 10 days here split between old and modern city as the locals call it. The Sultanahmet (old city) is where most of us are familiar with. Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Grand Bazaar/Spice […]
Continuing from our Part 1 post, this is the modern side of Istanbul which is a short walk or tram over from Sultanahmet across the Galata Bridge. We stayed for 5 of the 10 nights on this side.
Arriving in Venice by train from Bologna, we were greeted with sunshine. We made our way on foot to our apartment and quickly discovered there are no cars in the city. Transportation options are boats and the ever famous Venice Gondolas. The locals have their own mini boats or use the water bus/taxis to get […]
We wanted to experience the Venetian life on canals and waterways. So here is the video of our sunset Gondola ride through Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge. It was amazing to watch the Gondoliers navigate the tight canals with their lengthy gondolas. Venice taxi boat to Marco Polo airport via Grand Canal. We felt […]
The Emilia Romagna region of Italy is known for their food. When you ask an Italian which region has the best food of Italy, they confidentaly say Emilia. It’s easy to claim that title when it’s home to Prosciutto di Parma, Balsamic, Parmesan, plus more. We had to fill our tummies with their proud food […]