Milan

Getting on the shiny Italo

[Sept. 2021] In Italy this time, we took a private high-speed train, Italo. This was the first time for us since the spring of 2013. Italo opened in 2012, so it was still new at…

Sardinia

How to get to Asinara Island

[Sept. 2020] Our “living” in Alghero on Sardinia, Italy was already in the second half. On this day, we took a full day tour to Asinara, a small island at the northwestern tip of the…

Sardinia

Arrived in Alghero

[ Aug.2020 ] The flight from Rome to Alghero in Sardinia was quite packed, but Alitalia had a rule to make the middle seats free, so we did not have to be too close to…

Italy

Fly to Italy during the pandemic

[ Aug.2020 ] At the end of August this year, we were originally planning to go to Japan. But Japan has been virtually adopting a national isolation, so our flight was cancelled. Instead, we decided…

Umbria

At the transfer station on the way to Orvieto

[ Aug.2019 ] On the third day of our short holiday in Umbria, we went to Orvieto from Perugia as a day trip. In retrospect, I think it was reckless, because it took about 2…

Abruzzo

To Pescara via Rome

[ Nov.2017 ]  We went to Pescara, a seaside town on the Adriatic Sea in the middle of Italy. Pescara is in Abruzzo. We have already been to many places in Italy, but it was…

Apulia

Nardo at night

[ Oct.2017 ] That night, we went to Nardo, an old town which is about 17 km south of Porto Cesareo where we stayed in Salento region in Apulia in south Italy. I thought there…

Italy

Boat trip

[ Oct.2015 ] Lake Como in north Italy is a scenic spot. During summer there are many sight-seeing boats, but not in winter. Usually, the summer timetable finishes at the end of October, but on…