My Favourite 5 Places in Italy

After holding my breath for most of this year I can finally officially call myself Italian and will soon have my very own EU passport, something that will make life in Europe infinitely easier for me. I’m beyond excited and grateful to become a citizen of such a beautiful country- not only do I cherish…

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Venice Photo Diary

Venice is renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I have to agree- I thought it was pretty lovely. If you want to know how much to budget for your trip and tips on how to save money have a look at this post. For the best delicious, cheap eats check…

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Bassano del Grappa: the perfect daytrip from Venice

A quick one hour train ride from Venice is one of the loveliest towns I’ve visited in Italy- Bassano del Grappa. The town has a beautiful green river running through it’s heart and is surrounded by rugged mountains (including Monte Grappa) and countryside. While the incredibly strong grappa is the most traditional drink of the area,…

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Travel Budget: Venice

While Venice is definitely not the cheapest city to visit, there are a few tricks I learnt during my stay that saved me a tonne of money. If you plan to visit The City of Canals on a budget then this post is for you! City: Venice, Italy Travel Style: Budget Currency: Euro Daily Spend: 53.6€     Cost…

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My favourite thing about Venice: Bacari

Venice is famed for being a city of water- of canals over streets. A place of romantic waterways lined with colorful buildings and gondolas flowing past- helmed by iconic blue and red striped gondoliers. A place serenely without cars. A place with beautiful and unique sights at every turn. Where pigeons flutter through the squares…

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Exploring Pompeii: a Latin nerd’s dream

Pompeii has fascinated me for over two decades and for many years it was the number one place I wanted to visit in the world. This fascination was fueled by my Italian heritage and love of the ancient Latin language- my favourite subject in high school. When translating Roman texts, I was terribly intrigued to…

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