On New Year’s Day, our entire family decided to check in at the newly built resort near our house in Ilocos Sur. Vitalis Villas is a beautiful Santorini-inspired resort. The Greek-style villas are perched on a mountain cliff, overlooking the beautiful Santiago cove.
I hope it is not too late to greet everyone a merry Christmas! I did not mean to be away from this space for so long, and despite my best intentions to write about life’s musings and mumblings, life does have a way of pushing me here and there and plans to write just go… Continue reading Christmas Renovation
We started the day with an early meal at our gorgeous breakfast room
After all the eating and shopping, we left Tuscany several pounds heftier and with heavier luggages. It was early in the afternoon when we boarded the train to Venice.
This is just a very quick little dinner post. It was one of those days
Before I continue about my trip to Europe, I would like to squeeze in
The last place we visited in the Val d’ Orcia region was the town of Montepulciano.
On our way to the town of Pienza, we made a few stops to take photographs. Everything was beautifully breath taking.
On the south of Siena, about an hour away is a quaint hilltop town surrounded by its original medieval walls and miles of beautiful countryside.
Among the places that I have visited during this trip, the town of Siena, Italy was one of my favorites because this Tuscan hill-town gave me a sense of being transported back to the Middle Ages. Of the three Italian cities – Siena, Florence and Rome – Siena was the coldest.