Posts filed under: Italy

  • trastevere rome
I wrote down any and everything I spent money on when I was in Italy for two weeks, because I wanted to be able to tell more accurately what my...
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  • tuscany pitigliano
I spent two weeks working my way down the west coast of Italy, more or less. I started in Florence and ended in Rome, and I truly had the best...
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  • trastevere rome
I came back for one last day in Rome before leaving for home. For this day I had decided that I wanted to properly explore the part of town known...
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  • pompei italy
Seeing Pompei is one of those things that I’ve been wanting to do since.. well, almost as long as I can remember! The idea of a 2000 year old city...
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  • positano italy
Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone. – John Steinbeck The original plan was...
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  • tuscany
I elected to take the long route from Siena to Pitigliano, driving along the smaller, secondary roads in rural Tuscany rather than taking the highway most of the way. It...
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Ah, Rome! I like you very, very much. Why? Because of the broad, airy streets with tall, stately houses; because everywhere you turn there’s a statue, a church, a gigantic...
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Driving out of Florence wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be – it is an Italian city after all – but there wasn’t much traffic and the roads were...
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  • manarola cinque terre
I more or less closed my eyes and just picked a random place to stay in Cinque Terre, as all the villages seem to have a singular charm of their...
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  • florence
My interest in Florence was piqued after I read Inferno by Dan Brown – why deny it. Therefore, my points of interest very much coincided with the places mentioned in...
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  • colosseum
Wednesday Finally booked my next big(ish) outing, where this time I’m going to Italy for a 2 week combined rail- and roadtrip. I am so excited that I am this (two...
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