Category Archives: Italy

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The Great Italian Drive

We hired a car from Florence and felt freedom instantly, as we’d been travelling by train since leaving Rome.  It was nice to do things in our own time again.  The idea was to sleep in it if we couldn’t

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The Great Italian Drive

We hired a car from Florence and felt freedom instantly, as we’d been travelling by train since leaving Rome.  It was nice to do things in our own time again.  The idea was to sleep in it if we couldn’t

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Lost in Venezia

We got lost, a lot.  It didn’t matter though.  The Venetian lagoon is ridiculously romantic and beautiful. I had been once before to the unique ‘floating’ city back in 2004 while on a Contiki tour (don’t judge me) when I

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Lost in Venezia

We got lost, a lot.  It didn’t matter though.  The Venetian lagoon is ridiculously romantic and beautiful. I had been once before to the unique ‘floating’ city back in 2004 while on a Contiki tour (don’t judge me) when I

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Five Lands

Where do I begin?  This place is too beautiful for words really.  Cinque Terre, ‘the five lands’ is a group of fishing villages situated in the Cinque Terre National Park on the rugged coastline of the Italian Riviera.  There’s Riomaggiore,

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Five Lands

Where do I begin?  This place is too beautiful for words really.  Cinque Terre, ‘the five lands’ is a group of fishing villages situated in the Cinque Terre National Park on the rugged coastline of the Italian Riviera.  There’s Riomaggiore,

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Bella Roma

Beautiful beautiful Rome.  Eight years ago I promised that i’d return one day, I tossed a coin in the Trevi Fountain and guess what, my wish was granted. Rome is such a gorgeous city with it’s maze of streets, ancient

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Bella Roma

Beautiful beautiful Rome.  Eight years ago I promised that i’d return one day, I tossed a coin in the Trevi Fountain and guess what, my wish was granted. Rome is such a gorgeous city with it’s maze of streets, ancient