10 unmissable experiences to add to your travel bucket list
There are some travel experiences that are so iconic, unique or special that they should make an appearance on everyone’s bucket list.
What many foreign foodies might not know is that each Italian region has their own distinct speciality dishes and flavours. So much so, that you could even argue that there is no such thing as Italian food! And one of my favourite food regions in Italy is undoubtedly Tuscany.
Experience in life and love tells me that when you’ve lusted after something for a long time it rarely lives up to its promise. But, I need not have worried. Como and, indeed, the entire Italian lakes region is one of those places on this planet where the reality outguns the hype.
As one of my chums on Peregrine’s Spirit of Amalfi tour said as we gazed down on the coast from the aptly named Pathway of the Gods, “it just can’t get any more beautiful.” She was wrong.
Often overlooked in favor of classic mainland destinations like Rome or Venice, Sicily's unique fusion of cultures and stunning landscapes make it an incredible destination in its own right.