Siena and Florence

Where to start! We arrrived in Siena and found our accommodation – Borgo Grondaie – just on the outskirts near the train station, and just down the road from the biggest COOP (supermarket) we’d ever seen. After stocking up on supplies, we rested up just grateful we had made it to our destination in one…

Perugia to Siena

After spending the last three days in Rome it was time to pick up our hire car and tackle the Italian traffic head on. We thought it best not to tempt fate by driving in Rome so we organised to pick up the car in Perugia, which was a train journey of a little less…

Rome – The Eternal City.

After travelling for a what seemed like 100,000 hours we finally landed in Rome (via Singapore and Zurich) quite early in the morning. We opted for a private transfer to our apartment, although you can take a train from Fiumicino Airport to Termini Station. As our apartment wasn’t ready for us to occupy, we dropped our…