Budapest was one of my favourite destinations with its thermal baths and relaxed lifestyles.
Enjoy pizza and pasta with a view of the coast.
The giant figure of Mount Vesuvius looms over the ancient city of Pompeii
Escaping to the winding roads of Tuscany was perhaps the real reason I wanted to explore Italy by car.
These five sea side locations are becoming a hot spot to indulge in sun, water and Italian beauty.