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Venice, Italy

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [589]

Chris made an arrangement mistake.  He scheduled out train stop one stop too early.  When we thought we got to Venice we got off the train and brought up directions to our hotel.  The hotel was still a long way away, not so far but across ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy, nomads, world travelers

Rome, Italy

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [707]

We are getting very good at the trains!  I think we have it down now, in fact we are starting to help others find their train and cart!  With that said Rome started off with a rough start.  We did not exit at the main train station; our ... Read more >

Tags: italy, nomads, rome, word travelers

Florence, Italy

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [531]

There is so much to see and do in Florence! There is the Michelangelo statue of David, the museum with replicated inventions from Leonardo da Vinci, the Leaning Tower of Pisa just a train ride away, beautiful scenery, Tuscany, and atmosphere.  We ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy, nomads, pisa, world travelers

Milan, Italy

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [573]

We arrived at the train station and headed to our Airbnb to meet up with our very friendly hosts. They let us in and gave us some suggestions on where to eat and visit during our short stay. After getting settled into the room, we headed to the Duomo ... Read more >

Tags: italy, milan, nomad, world traveler

Anticipation of Travel

USA | Sat, 18 Mar 2017 | By belkis | Views [652]

Hello everyone, This entry is just to start the blog. I have always loved to travel and last year I was lucky to find really inexpensive tickets to Europe. This lead to buying tickets that will take us into Paris, where we'll spend 6 days, then ... Read more >

Tags: europe, france, greece, italy, travel with kids

6 Days and Counting!!!!!!

USA | Fri, 24 Jun 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [442] | Comments [2]

The excitement is finally setting in! I have 3 days of work left to get through but I plan on being mostly packed by the end of the weekend so I don't have to stress about that also next week. Watching the movie Under the Tuscan Sun and it is making ... Read more >

Tags: france, italy, switzerland

Bolzano: naked Germans, flash floods & gelato for days

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 | By anaontheroad | Views [606]

German is a harsh language. It is spat at me through a large smile as I step out of my tent. I reply with a nod and smile, I know he only said good morning, but it sounded like he was insulting me (not to mention just yesterday I was greeted with some ... Read more >

Tags: bolzano, camping, dolomite mountains, europe, gelato, german, hiking, italy, mountains, northern italy

Under the Tuscan Sun

ITALY | Mon, 13 Jun 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [601] | Comments [1]

I’ll admit I often visit places because I like the concept of them, or I have seen or heard that they are pretty or interesting. Quite often this results in seeing a sight or place that is amazing, but perhaps limited in its beauty, or has one ... Read more >

Tags: cinque terre, florence, italy, montepulciano, pasta, pienza, pisa, pizza, siena, tuscany

Great Expectations

ITALY | Wed, 1 Jun 2016 | By victoriaously | Views [440]

Skepticism is every solo traveller’s default, so when a friend invited me to meet a Couchsurfing host I leered and kept my expectations low. Yet once we met, I couldn’t turn down a tour of the “green heart of Italy” by the lively ... Read more >

Tags: europe, italy, perugia, umbria, wine

The first story I wrote on Italy; San Pietro Vernotico

ITALY | Mon, 30 May 2016 | By tara-laureen | Views [551]

Waking up in Italy Its like regaining consciousness. After lifelessly existing, without even being aware of this state of being, I'm waking up, and guess what...I'm in Italy! Now in my sixth month away from "home", I am beginning to understand ... Read more >

Tags: italy, life in italy, puglia, salento, south of italy, travel in italy

The White City; The Beauty of Ostuni

ITALY | Mon, 30 May 2016 | By tara-laureen | Views [481]

Located atop a hill in the south of Italy, Ostuni, known as “The White City” is a gem of the Brindisi province. The perfect spot for an afternoon of wandering through tiny winding streets and discovering hidden nooks and crannies typical ... Read more >

Tags: historic centers of puglia, italy, ostuni, puglia, salento, south italy, the white city

Food in Florence

ITALY | Mon, 21 Mar 2016 | By bourniers | Views [372]

Tuscan food is simple yet very delicious ... I'll let the photos do the talking.                

Tags: florence, food, italy

Uffizi Gallery and the best museums to visit in Florence

ITALY | Mon, 7 Mar 2016 | By bourniers | Views [2996]

There are so many museums in Florence, with a total of 72  it would be impossible to visit them all without needing a lot of spare time to do so. So which ones are the best museums in Florence and why are they better than the rest? ... Read more >

Tags: accademia gallery, bargello museum, duomo florence, florence, italy, museums, uffizi gallery

Introduction to Florence

ITALY | Mon, 7 Mar 2016 | By bourniers | Views [404]

Florence, located in the Tuscan hills of norther Italy, is a beautiful city with many monumental buildings, art galleries, and breathtaking palaces that make the city unique. The most popular destinations include the Cathedral , the Baptistery, the ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy

An Italian guardian angel

ITALY | Thu, 8 Oct 2015 | By marinamorais | Views [410]

                Anyone that has ever been to Venice will tell you it’s one of the most romantic places they have ever seen, meaning it’s got all the elements required: water, high prices and corny rides.... Read more >

Tags: budget trip, bus ride, guardian angel, italian, italy, piazza, venice

Beautiful things are unforgettable

ITALY | Mon, 14 Sep 2015 | By marinamorais | Views [403]

                We were taking a trip usually reserved for those in one of the following three situations: on their honeymoon, away with the mistress, or in a post-retirement wedding anniversary. Only we were ... Read more >

Tags: budget trip, bus trip, fiesole, italy, landscape, sunset, tuscany, view

Roman Deli

ITALY | Wed, 12 Aug 2015 | By carlsbad_sven | Views [418]

Worms, mmmmm– worms. Have you ever eaten them? Neither have I, but I found a place that serves them. The only caveat is that you’d need a time machine. Rome is a fascinating place if you love history and ruins. I happen to love both and ... Read more >

Tags: deli, dining, egypt, italy, ostia antica, rome, slaves, worms

Photos: Some things good enough for a photo

ITALY | Wed, 15 Jul 2015 | By chloebruce | Photo Gallery

I don't actually own a camera, all these were taken on my phone. Google images has better snaps
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Tags: cinque terre, florence, herculaneum, italy, perugia, poligiano, rome, venice

The Shroud of Turin

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 16 Jun 2015 | By chloebruce | Views [383]

We were only in Milan for the day before we had to catch our train to Turin late in the afternoon. We were meeting our other friend in a few days but rather than stay in Milan, which I was warned was underwhelming and had to agree at least a little, ... Read more >

Tags: catholicism, italy, relics, shroud of turin, turin

From Dream to Reality

ITALY | Sun, 14 Jun 2015 | By chloebruce | Views [313]

I had been planning this trip since I was a little girl, sitting in my great grandmother’s dining room, the smell of simmering meatballs and ragù on the stove and her thick, sometimes indecipherable, accent flowing through the air, painting ... Read more >

Tags: dream, first time traveller, italy, milan, milano, travel

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