High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 5: Surveying the Cinque Terre

The last leg of our trip saw us back on the rails as we headed to the coast and the five villages that make up the Cinque Terre. Breath taking scenery, delicious fresh food and the slower pace of life were just what we needed to round off our Italian adventure. Continue reading High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 5: Surveying the Cinque Terre

High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 3: The Venetian Vogalonga

Our time in Venice was magical from the moment we floated in our highspeed Frecciarossa train to the the time of our departure in the middle of the city’s famous Vogalonga boat race. That doesn’t even tell the story of the beautiful churches, palaces, galleries and food. Read on for more! Continue reading High Speed Trains and Slow Food – Italy and France by Train Part 3: The Venetian Vogalonga

A Last Minute Bargain To Budapest Part 2: Food, Wine and Religion

It was our first full day in beautiful Budapest and we used the morning to get acclimatised. We started off our day at the glorious neoclassical Hungarian National Museum and followed it up with a guided tour of the stunning Great Synagogue. Our afternoon was all about food and drink, some cheap local fare for lunch and a glorious wine tasting to finish off a wonderful day! Continue reading A Last Minute Bargain To Budapest Part 2: Food, Wine and Religion