Bellagio on Lake Como has to be one of the most beautiful and underrated places in Italy! )
I stayed at a small family-owned hotel on a mountainside in Bellagio on Lake Como, which can be touristy, but not this early in the season. It was the perfect time of year, because it was still quiet and the days were warm, yet I could still see snow on top of the Alps, which was a beautiful contrast to the sun and palm trees below.
I love traveling in low season because the crowds are thin and the locals tend to be a bit more friendly. One afternoon, the GPS led me astray as I were looking for a market. I asked for directions and instead of giving me directions, the gentleman told me to follow him—and led me right to the market!
Experiences like that are some of my favorite parts of traveling, the simple kindness of strangers makes such a difference.
Here are some of my favorite photos from my days in Bellagio on Lake Como…