4 of the best ways to visit Rome in a weekend

  Rome holds an entire world of attractions and is always among the most visited destinations in Italy, moreover is the biggest Italian city, so it’s better to plan in advance your route to enjoy this place to the utmost. The first thing to do is choosing a comfortable holiday home close to the most Read more about 4 of the best ways to visit Rome in a weekend[…]

Backpacking in Italy: Top 5 Sights in Venice

Venice might not sound like a backpackers paradise at the start, but believe me it is and it can be done on the cheap as I once proved, a few thousand moons ago with Hungarian dancer Noemi Linzenbold. As we backpacked through the streets of this wild child, it was actually by getting some good Read more about Backpacking in Italy: Top 5 Sights in Venice[…]

Pinacoteca di Brera Art Gallery Tour With Walks of Italy

Back into Italy again in 2016 and I was based in the city of Milan. This is a city steeped in artistic history and culture. Its reputation is well known in the world of art. It was the perfect opportunity for me to tour one of the world’s best art galleries and so I hooked Read more about Pinacoteca di Brera Art Gallery Tour With Walks of Italy[…]

Backpacking in Italy: Staying at Madama Hostel in Milan

Backpacking in Italy: Staying at Madama Hostel in Milan

I heard that Milan only had three hostels, which seemed odd for such a huge city. I had an early morning border train to France to catch on route with the Green and White Army to Euro 2016 and so for my last night in Milan, I decided to stay at Madama Hostel. Madama Hostel Read more about Backpacking in Italy: Staying at Madama Hostel in Milan[…]

Antica Corte Milanese Milan, Italy

My Charming Stay at Antica Corte Milanese B and B in Novate Milanese, Italy

Arrival back into Italy in June 2016 meant I would be based in and around Milan for my first few days. I flew into Bergamo airport, which is 45 kilometres from Milan city centre. Rather than be based in Bergamo or the city centre of Milan to start with I decided to stay in Novate Milanese, Read more about My Charming Stay at Antica Corte Milanese B and B in Novate Milanese, Italy[…]

#gawa #daretodream Living Out A Childhood Dream Supporting Northern Ireland: My Plans for June 2016

“Michael O’Neill’s Green and White army” – Northern Ireland football fans. Now that June 2016 has arrived, it feels crazy that this month, I am finally living out a childhood dream. Since my early days growing up in Bangor, Northern Ireland I only had one dream in life. To watch the Northern Ireland international football Read more about #gawa #daretodream Living Out A Childhood Dream Supporting Northern Ireland: My Plans for June 2016[…]

Backpacking in Italy: My Top 5 Memories

I don’t write about Italy as much, despite having visited the country seven times on my travels. I’m planning to visit Italy again this year, in June on route to France for the Euro 2016 football tournament to watch Northern Ireland in. Italy is one of the best countries for food. I love pizza, any Read more about Backpacking in Italy: My Top 5 Memories[…]

Backpacking in the Vatican City State: Top 5 Sights in This Mini-Country

Whether The Vatican City State is a real country or not is very much up for debate. While the TCC recognise it, FIFA, the UN and UEFA don’t. All that aside, most travellers to Rome will be keen to visit this unusual religious state out of curiosity. A country within a country. I’ve added its Read more about Backpacking in the Vatican City State: Top 5 Sights in This Mini-Country[…]