Colourful Burano

“I am a believer that colors affects people’s moods.” – Lily Pulitzer __________________________________๐Ÿšž๐ŸšŽ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšƒ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿš  On the Road from Venice to Burano… Burano is just a day trip away from Venice on a vaporetto. It takes about half an hour travelling time between the two islands. This is what can be seen along the way. Please click…

Gondola Rideโ€ฆ

“Venice never quite seems real, but rather an ornate film set suspended on the water.” – unknown You can never travel to Venice and not go on a gondola ride. It may be very “touristy” or maybe too expensive…but a gondola ride is quintessential to Venice. Some people in our tour group didn’t want to…

Venice …Breathtaking by Day

“Itโ€™s so easy for me to get caught up in the feeling of a city like Venice, where everything is just beautiful colour and gorgeous buildings that are so peaceful. You can roam around and get lost in the labyrinth.” โ€“ Nanette Lepore Oh Venice… who wouldn’t fall in love with you! It is a…

Venice … Magnificent at Night

“In the glare of the day, there is little poetry about Venice, but under the charitable moon, her stained palaces are white again.” – Mark Twain We had a full day in Verona… so some decided to just stay in their hotels to rest. But the day wasn’t over yet for those who opted for…

A Glimpse of Verona

With the limited time that we had, it was a surprise that we were even able to see quite a bit of Verona. First thing that we saw as we alighted from our coach was the Resurrecturis, a beautiful neoclassical architecture. Later on did I find out that this was the main entrance to the…

The Serenity of Lake Lugano

“Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind.” – Munia Khan __________________________________๐Ÿšž๐ŸšŽ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšƒ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿš  It was very early and we were on our way to Lugano. Such refreshing scenery to start the day. Please click image to enlarge. __________________________________๐Ÿšž๐ŸšŽ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšƒ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿš  Lugano, Switzerland is also called “Monte Carlo of Switzerland” because of…

Mt Titlis

โ€The snow is sparkling like a million little suns.โ€ – Lama Willa __________________________________๐Ÿšž๐ŸšŽ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšƒ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿš  Back on the road … Lucerne is so close to the Swiss Alps (about 30 minutes or so) so itโ€™s not surprising that the tour passed by Mount Titlis, which is the highest mountain in central Switzerland.Even just seeing the view from…

Lucerne

“Visiting Lucerne is like going to Disneyland: You can’t imagine that it is real because it looks like a movie lot.” – Brad Thor Switzerland was one of my dream destination since when I was younger … and this was all coming true now. So you can just imagine how excited we were…. Will it…

Next Stop-Rhineland…Heidelberg

Start of the Day This was a usual day. We woke up at 6:30, breakfast at 7:15 then placed our luggage in front of our room door. We were talking to the other people from our tour when all of a sudden there was commotion. 2 boys from our tour group plus the driver of…