Wanderlust Journey

Wanderlust Journey

Wandering the world isn't a bad way to live…



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First Slice of Pizza in Italy

January 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

You know what I love the most about eating food in another country? It’s not that you get to taste the most authentic and delicious of food, you certainly do, but it’s the fact that you don’t have anything specific to do afterwards. There’s no rush to get the bill after you’ve eaten, there’s no […]

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Relaxing on the Beach at Monterosso al Mare

September 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments

After our somewhat epic hike between Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare, and after a couple slices (well, a couple pies), we did something we longed for while we were on the trail itself – we hit the beach. The interesting thing about the beach, at least the section beside the train station, is that they […]

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Hiking from Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare

August 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Martha and I like to think of ourselves are avid hikers. Nearly four years ago, we hiked to the top of Mt. Tallac near Lake Tahoe, a height of nearly 10,000 feet, and I proposed to her there (awwwww). It was a picturesque view of seven nearby lakes and one of our fondest memories. So, […]

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Exploring Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

August 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on Exploring Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

After a late lunch, we decided it was best to take advantage of our time so we hopped on a train to Riomaggiore, the southeastern-most village in Cinque Terre. Riomaggiore Riomaggiore is even smaller than Vernazza. Once you get off the train, you walk through a mosaic-walled tunnel to the town. From there, you have […]

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Arriving in Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy

August 26th, 2009 · 37 Comments

From Montreux, we took a six hour train down to Vernazza, by way of Milan, to spend the next day and a half (two nights) in an area known as Cinque Terre, or “five villages.” Cinque Terre is a UNESCO World Heritage site (#826), with the region known for anchovies, pesto, and, of course, olive […]

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