After one year of traveling through Italy--from Rome to Basilicata, Puglia, and Sicily in the South to Tuscany and North--it is time to share with you my ultimate tips of how to navigate the country without your own car. Rome2Rio To me,
The UNESCO World heritage site most people know simply as Cinque Terre is much more than just five villages on the Ligurian coast. There is also Portovenere, where I stayed for four nights, and Isola Palmaria, both at the mouth
The Ostello Porto Venere proved to be the perfect base for exploring the UNESCO World Heritage site commonly known as Cinque Terre. Location & Getting There As the name would suggest the Ostello di Porto Venere is in Portovenere, to the left
Thursday 11:10 am. I enter the AK Naggar Shipping office in Alexandria. A very friendly lady asks me when I could leave. 'Immediately!' I say. For 300 USD she promises me a berth on a vessel leaving Port Said Saturday morning at 8. She gives me her card and contact information for Naggar's Port Said office. It's Ramadan. Most offices open late and close early. And I have just spent the better part of the past two days running round town trying to secure a passage on a ship going from Egypt to Europe.