Monthly Archives: February 2011


Cheap Hostels in Pienza

The town of Pienza is in beautiful central Tuscany in the famous Val d’Orcia, and the region surrounding this pretty town is incredibly picturesque. Pienza itself is a UNESO World Heritage Site, as is the whole Val d’Orcia, and just in the town there are churches, palazzi, and gardens to […]


Cheap Hostels in Portofino

If the first place you think of when you think of Liguria isn’t the Cinque Terre, chances are very good it’s Portofino. This similarly small fishing village is further north along the Ligurian coastline, almost unreasonably picturesque, and a popular stop for smaller cruise ships that can anchor offshore and […]